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We are thrilled to welcome you back to Common Ground for Feast from the Fields!

Join us on September 25th – 26th to share in food and community.

Enjoy incredible food, great conversation and live music all on our urban oasis campus.

When you purchase a ticket for Feast you support our youth, community and environment. If your immediate needs are met, we encourage you to purchase ‘Pay it Forward’ tickets which help us keep our work going strong.


…but you can still join in the celebration from home and support Common Ground while bidding on some serious swag at the
Feast ‘21 Auction!

This year with safety and comfort in mind – Feast will be outdoor / open-air and span over 2 days. Learn more about our safety precautions here.

Saturday, September 25th • 5:30 – 9:00 PM

Feast from the Fields (18+)

A joyous, open-air celebration with tasting bites made by local chefs from around the world (featuring our lovingly grown produce), live music, and meaningful connection with one another.

Featured Chefs of Feast:

🌿 Flavorful vegetarian Indian bites from Chef Harry at Pataka.
🌿 Food from the African Diaspora by Chef Stephen Ross of Jazzy.
🌿 Afghan culinary traditions by Chef Homa of Sanctuary Kitchen.
🌿 Chopped Winner Chef Aerin’s regional Italian cuisine from Zavory’s.
🌿 Herbal cocktails and mocktails from Alisha Crutchfield-McLean and the team at Bloom.
🌿 Vegan comfort food from Chef Mark of Firehouse 12.
🌿 Heart-filled cooking from our very own Common Ground chef Faythiya Williams aka “Chef T!”
🌿Beer from Black Hog Brewery and Biodynamic Wine from Benzinger.


Sunday, September 26th • 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Our First-Ever Feast for Families!

A day of family-friendly, food-centric activities that will help instill a love of sustainability and adventurous food habits in every member of the family! Activities for kids will include:

🌿 A Bee Cafe Experience with CG Beekeeper Tim Dutcher: Get up close and personal with bees, enjoy a honey tasting, pick a tea bouquet + make color-changing herbal potions!
🌿 Dirt to Pizza Interactive Food Source Lesson: Pick fresh basil from our educational garden, make a personal pizza and explore the question: where our food come from?
🌿 Edible Week Walk: Explore campus using your sense of taste!
🌿 Live, virtual auction featuring items like youth mosaic classes!
🌿 Donuts for the whole fam supplied by DONUT CRAZY!
+ more to come, stay tuned! Space is limited, get your tickets here.

Featured Chef of Feast for Families:

🌿 TACOS with fresh CG farm veggies from Chef Sonia Salazar of Barracuda Bistro & Bar and Te Amo Tequila Bar & Tacos!

…or make the whole weekend a CG weekend with tickets to both!

*There are a limited number of tickets available for those unable to gather in person. Purchase a Feast To-Go ticket to pick up a bag full of bites from our featured chefs, access to livestreaming + more. 


Due to the impact COVID-19 has had on our school, farm and environmental programs, this is our most critical Feast yet. All funds raised through the event directly support our efforts to keep SHOWING UP for our community. If you are unable to attend, you can still help us reach our fundraising goal!

Make a donation to Feast today! We are deeply grateful for your support.


When you sponsor Feast, you make a real impact for our community. If you are interested in sponsoring this event — reach out to audrey.nefores@nhep.com today.

Learn all about the perks of sponsoring HERE!

Featured Chefs From:

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Champion Sponsor

The Trustees of the Anne Bianchi Gundersen Foundation

Bounty Sponsors

Plenty Sponsors

Harvest Sponsors

Cultivator Sponsors

Music Sponsor: