CommonGround Nebraska

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Ag Technology

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Sustainable Ag

Farming Methods

At CommonGround, we are a group of farm women having conversations about food and how it’s grown and produced. We share our personal experiences, as well as science and research, to help consumers, like you, sort through the myths and misinformation surrounding food and farming.

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Latest Articles

French Toast in a Mug

French Toast in a Mug

CommonGround volunteer Leslie Boswell shares her recipe for French Toast in a Mug with Pure Nebraska viewers. French Toast in a Mug 2 pieces buttered bread1/4 cup milk2 tablespoons syrup1 teaspoon ground cinnamonpinch salt1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips...

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Macaroni Ring Salad & Dressing

Macaroni Ring Salad & Dressing

CommonGround volunteer Jordan Classen shares her Great Grandma's recipe for Macaroni Ring Salad with Pure Nebraska viewers. Macaroni Ring Salad & Dressing 1 1/2 cup sugar1 tsp salt2 tsp dry mustard1/2 tsp pepper2 tbsp flour2 beaten eggs1 cup milk1 cup vinegar1...

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Food Labels Q & A

Food Labels Q & A

My husband, Beau, and I are the fourth generation (raising the fifth) to farm the Klug family’s land in Columbus, Nebraska, where we raise cattle, and crops. My husband works alongside his dad and brother every day to ensure livestock are properly fed, watered and...

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Latest Media

CommonGround Nebraska volunteers are guests on KOLN-TV’s weekly television show Pure Nebraska.

“Sharing my food story from production to plate is one of my favorite conversations” – CommonGround Volunteer Ruth Ready

I enjoy giving presentations to high school classrooms and sharing the CommonGround messages with consumers.  I cannot stress the importance of connecting with people. – CommonGround Volunteer Karol Swan

“Whether I’m sharing our way of life on the ranch and promoting Nebraska agriculture in the classroom, through interviews on Pure Nebraska, or with other moms at the grocery store, I’ve found that we truly do have CommonGround.” – CommonGround Volunteer Anita Keys

Our Goals


Connect Consumers & Producers

Share Knowledge & Experience

Answer Questions about Farm Life