CommonGround Nebraska

Find answers from real Nebraskans about:

Ag Technology

Animal Health

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.

Subscribe to Finding Our CommonGround Newsletter

Finding Our CommonGround is a bi-monthly email newsletter focusing on current food topics and always includes a recipe. Your email address will not be used for any other communication.

Latest Articles

Nutella Twists

Nutella Twists

CommonGround Nebraska volunteer Paula Peterson shares her Nutella Twists recipe with Pure Nebraska viewers. 1 Package Puff Pastry (two sheets)1/2-3/4 Cup Nutella Spread1 Egg (egg wash)Cinnamon Mixure1/4 Cup Sugar1 Teaspoon Cinnamon Lay out one sheet of the puff...

read more
Pizza Braid

Pizza Braid

CommonGround Nebraska volunteer Anita Keys shares with Pure Nebraska viewers her Pizza Braid Recipe. 13.8 Ounce Pizza Dough (homemade or purchased)1/2 Cup Pizza Sauce (optional)1-1/2 Cup Cheese (mozzarella, pizza blend)1 Tablespoon Melted Butter or Olive Oil, for...

read more
Festive Fruit Dip

Festive Fruit Dip

CommonGround Nebraska volunteer Karol Swan shares her recipe for a Festive Fruit Dip with Pure Nebraska. 8 Ounces Cream Cheese Softened1/4 Cup Sour Cream1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar1/4 Cup Maraschino Cherries (dained and crushed)1/4 Cup Canned Mandarin Oranges (drained and...

read more

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