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

Crispy Burger Wrap

Crispy Burger Wrap

CommonGround volunteer Anita Keys shares her recipe for a Crispy Burger Wrap with Pure Nebraska viewers. Crispy Burger Wrap 1 lb hamburger, divided into portions, prepare and set asideTortilla shells, one large and one small per personketchup - to tastemustard - to...

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Prime Rib

Prime Rib

CommonGround volunteer Joan Ruskamp shares her recipe for Prime Rib. Prime Rib 1 12 oz. rib roastolive oilgarlic saltaccent - generous amountfavorite beef seasoning, we like Mike's Seasoningaus jus Take meat out of bag and wash it off with cold water. Rub olive...

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Kim’s Korean Beef

Kim’s Korean Beef

CommonGround volunteer Joan Ruskamp shares her daughter Kim's recipe for Korean Beef with Pure Nebraska viewers. Kim’s Korean Beef Recipe 1 lb browned and drained ground beef4 cloves minced garlic or equivalent of garlic paste2 teaspoons minced ginger or equivalent of...

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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