CommonGround Nebraska

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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

Beef & Bean Burrito Meat

Beef & Bean Burrito Meat

Anita Keys, CommonGround Nebraska volunteer, shares her delicious Beef and Bean Burrito Meat recipe with Pure Nebraska viewers. 1 Pound Ground Beef 16 Ounce Beans of choice (pinto, refried, cooked from Nebraska beans))2 Cups Salsa of choice (homemade, diced tomatoes...

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Dill Pickle Salad

Dill Pickle Salad

CommonGround Nebraska Volunteer Megan Horak shares her Dill Pickle Salad Recipe with Pure Nebraska viewers. 1 box  (16 oz) rotini pasta1/3 Cup Dill pickle juice from the pickle jar2 Cups Chopped baby dill pickles1 Block (8 oz) Colby Jack cheese cubed small1...

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Pineapple Fluff

Pineapple Fluff

CommonGround Nebraska volunteer Paula Peterson shared her recipe for Pineapple Fluff with Pure Nebraska viewers. 3.4 Ounce Box instant vanilla pudding mix (or coconut cream instant pudding)20 Ounce Can of Crushed Pineapple (do not drain)8 Ounce Tub of Cool Whip...

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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