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

Pudding Cookies

Pudding Cookies

CommonGroundNebraska volunteer Karol Swan shares her Pudding Cookie Recipe with Pure Nebraska viewers. 1 cup Butter softened1 cup Brown sugar1 package Butterscotch Pudding mix (use mix dry)2 Eggs2 teaspoon Vanilla1/2 bag Butterscotch BakingChips1 teaspoon Baking...

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Hamburger Taco Cheese Dip

Hamburger Taco Cheese Dip

CommonGround Nebraska volunteer Anita Keys shares her recipe for Hamburger Taco Cheese Dip with Pure Nebraska viewers. 2 Pounds  Hamburger (browned and drained)1 Package Taco Seasoning Mix1 Can Refried Beans2 Pounds Cheddar Cheese (can substitute for your cheese...

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No Bake Marshmallow Pumpkin Pie

No Bake Marshmallow Pumpkin Pie

CommonGround Nebraska volunteer Megan Horak shares her No Bake Marshmallow Pumpkin Pie recipe with Pure Nebraska viewers. 1 Bag Marshmallows (10 oz) 1 Cup Pure Pumpkin 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon  Pumpkin Pie Spice 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1 Container Cool Whip Thawed...

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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