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

Old Fashioned Sour Cream Apple Pie

Old Fashioned Sour Cream Apple Pie

CommonGround Volunteer Karol Swan shares her recipe with Pure Nebraska viewers. Old Fashioned Sour Cream Apple Pie 2 Tablespoons Flour3/4 Cup Sugar1/8 teaspoon Salt1 Egg2 teaspoon Vannilla 1 Cup Sour Cream1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg2 Cups Pealed Diced Apples (two nice size...

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Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

CommonGround volunteer Molly Aden shares her recipe for Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars with Pure Nebraska viewers. Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars 2 1/2 cups flour1 1/2 tablespoon baking soda1 1/2 teaspoon salt2 sticks unsalted butter, softened1 3/4 cups granulated...

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Pencil Cookies

CommonGround volunteer Paula Peterson shares her recipe for Pencil Cookies with Pure Nebraska viewers. #5 piping tip Vanilla Wafer CookiesBright White Chocolate Melting WafersLight Pink White Chocolate Melting WafersMini Chocolate Chips Cut one end of the wafer...

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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