CommonGround Nebraska

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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

Microwave Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Microwave Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

CommonGround volunteer Emma Vogt shares her recipe for Microwave Scalloped Potatoes & Ham with Pure Nebraska viewers. Microwave Scalloped Potatoes & Ham 3 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons flour3 cups milk5 large potatoes diced1 1/2 cup ham diced1/2 teaspoon...

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Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

CommonGround volunteer Crystal Klug shares her recipe for Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken. Baked Sweet and Sour Chickent 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (3 to 4)salt and pepper to taste1 cup cornstarch2 large eggs (beaten)1/4 cup vegetable oil1/2 to 3/4 cup...

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Mini King Cakes

Mini King Cakes

CommonGround volunteer Leslie Boswell shares her recipe for Mini King Cakes with Pure Nebraska viewers. Mini King Cakes 2 cans crescent rolls 1 cup powdered sugar5 tablespoons cinnamon1 teaspoon lemon juice or vanilla1 8 oz. package of cream cheese1 cup powdered sugar...

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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