Our mission

Eating with the Ecosystem is an educational effort to design and promote a place-based approach to sustainable seafood for New England. By fusing the ecological knowledge of marine scientists and commercial fishermen with the culinary creativity of the region’s most innovative chefs, the project advances a dining paradigm that channels a deep understanding of the special places in the ocean that produce the seafood we enjoy.

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Eating with the Ecosystem at TedX Providence

Eating with the Ecosystem's Sarah Schumann was invited to share some innovative ideas about eating seafood at TedX Providence on May 12, 2013:

"To Save Our Fisheries, Eat Like a Fish"

Attend an event!

Taste and treasure the edible ecosystems off New England's coasts by attending one of our dinners! We travel to a different restaurant each month during the spring and fall of each year. Each dinner offers a guided culinary tour of one of three regional ecosystems -- Southern New England waters, Gulf of Maine, or Georges Bank:

See past events