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The High School Is Now Enrolling, Fall 2018

The State of CT has awarded us additional student seats for Fall 2018. If you or someone you know is ready to prepare for college with dedicated, motivating teachers who want every student to succeed, check out Common Ground. Questions? Schedule a shadow day to see us in person! Email or call Brian Kelahan: bkelahan@commongroundct.org / (203) 389-4333 x1281

Check out CG’s Mobile Market

Our Mobile Market will be making stops at the Cornell Hill Scott Health Center on Columbus Ave. and Wilmot Crossing! We accept FMNP Coupons (WIC and Senior), Cash, Debit + Credit

Feast from the Fields!

Feast from the Fields is back! Experience Common Ground, learning more about the work taking place in and out of the classroom. Taste Common Ground, eating delicious dishes prepared by famous New Haven chefs with ingredients from our farm. Enjoy Common Ground, mingling with friends, eating good food and partaking in our live and silent auctions!

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Students, Parents, Neighbors voices heard in Bus Route Change

We raised our voices, and CT Transit listened! Starting August 26th — in time for the new school year — the 243-B bus will pass by Common Ground on the way to and from downtown New Haven, dropping off students right at our bus stop.

Open Farm Day is Every Saturday

Join us for spring on the farm and in the forest! Did you know that Common Ground is open every Saturday from 10 AM – 2 PM for Open Farm Day? This is a free, self-guided time for visitors to enjoy our campus and some time in nature. Open farm day is also Volunteer Day, If you enjoy working outside, meeting new people, and learning more about how to grow food and care for our animals, you’ll love volunteering on the farm. No experience necessary!

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Upcoming events

Common Ground Board of Directors Meeting

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Back to School Night

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Open Farm Day

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Nov 24, 2018

Open Farm Day

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Nov 24, 2018

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Recent Blog Posts

July Recipe of the Month: Shredded Beet and Kale Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 6 servings Author: Krissy Allori Ingredients   1 bunch of kale stems removed and leaves sliced thinly 5 small or 2 large red beets, peeled and grated 1 red onion peeled and sliced paper thin  1/4 teaspoon sea salt