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

Grape Salad

Grape Salad

CommonGround volunteer Emma Vogt shares her recipe for Grape Salad with Pure Nebraska viewers. Grape Salad 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature1 cup sour cream1/2 cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons vanilla2 pounds green grapes seedless (rinsed and dried)2 pounds red...

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Cheesy Ham and Asparagus Brunch (anytime) Casserole

Cheesy Ham and Asparagus Brunch (anytime) Casserole

CommonGround volunteer Karol Swan shares a recipe for Cheese Ham and Asparagus Brunch Casserole with Pure Nebraska viewers. Cheesy Ham and Asparagus Brunch (anytime) Casserole 1 1/2 cups cooked diced ham1/2 cup diced onion (I prefer red onion)1/4 cup chopped bell...

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Garlic Butter Steak Bites

Garlic Butter Steak Bites

CommonGround volunteer Leslie Boswell shares her recipe for Garlic Butter Steak Bites with Pure Nebraska viewers. 2 lbs sirloin steal1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper1/4 cup butter5 cloves garlic1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning Chop steak into...

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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