Taste of Earth

Join us for our 19th annual Taste of Earth gala, The Colors of Summer. We will showcase our beautiful produce and treat you to a sustainably prepared local meal. We welcome you with valet parking, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the lawn.  Walk our beautiful gardens and preview the unique auction items in our Century Barn before you are seated for an elegant dinner with meat, fish and vegetarian options.

Click here to purchase Taste of Earth event tickets.

Click here to donate $10 and be entered to win “A Year of Fine Dining” in some of Akron’s finest restaurants. 

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Bring your smart phone! We’re going digital with our auction.
  • Corporate sponsorships are still available.
  • We’re currently accepting donations for both our silent and oral auctions.
  • Linda Shippy will continue as event chairperson for the second year.

Reservations are required. Each year, guests tell us that Taste of Earth is their favorite evening in the summer.

Click here to purchase a ticket.

For additional information or to express interest in one of the items above, contact Ellen Otto at ellen@crownpt.org or on 330-668-8992.


Check out the press coverage around previous Taste of Earth events:

250 attend Taste of Earth at Crown Point Ecology Center, ABJ, August 21, 2016

Taste of Earth is the Bees Knees for guests at Crown Point Ecology Center, ABJ, August 16, 2015


Taste of Earth Photos

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