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

Cowboy Beans

Cowboy Beans

CommonGround volunteer Anita Keys shares her recipe for Cowboy Beans. Cowboy Beans 2 pounds hamburger, browned and drained2 cups assorted cooked meats, (ham, bacon, hot dogs, cocktail wieners)4 15.5 ounce cans assorted beans of choice (pinto, dark red kidney, baked...

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Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad

CommonGround volunteer Susan Littlefield shares a recipe for Cucumber Salad with Pure Nebraska viewers. Cucumber Salad 4 med tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges (about 3 cups)2 med cucumbers, thinly sliced (about 5 cups)1/2 cup rice vinegar4 teaspoons sugar1 tablespoon...

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Sunshine Salad

Sunshine Salad

CommonGround volunteer Molly Aden shares a family fruit salad recipe named Sunshine Salad with Pure Nebraska viewers. Sunshine Salad 1 20oz can pineapple tidbits1 11oz can of mandarin oranges1 3.4oz pkg instant lemon pudding1 cup sliced banana Drain pineapple &...

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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