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

Join us on September 17th – 18th 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.

Feast will be outdoor / open-air and span over 2 days

Saturday, September 17th • 6-9 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.

Meet the Featured Chefs of Feast 2022:

🌿 Flavorful vegetarian Indian bites from Chef Harry at Pataka.
🌿 Iraqi culinary traditions by Chef Rawaa of Sanctuary Kitchen.
🌿 Chopped Winner Chef Aerin’s regional Italian cuisine from Zavory’s.
🌿 Herbal cocktails and more from Alisha Crutchfield-McLean at Bloom.
🌿 DEBUTING food from Mother/Son (+ CG GRAD!) duo at La Cocina De Sandra Catering.
🌿 Southern-inspired food from our very own Chef T (Faythiya Williams) who creates delicious food daily in the CG cafeteria!
🌿 Vegan comfort food from Chef Mark of Firehouse 12.









Sunday, September 18th • 1-4 PM

Our Second Annual 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:

🌿 The Bee Café: Get up close and personal with bees + enjoy a CG honey tasting too!
🌿 Dirt to Pizza: Make your own pizza from scratch – start with picking fresh basil from our garden as we explore the question together: where does our food come from?
🌿Wood Cookie Building Station: Make your own wood cookie name tag or necklace!
🌿 Live, virtual auction featuring items like youth mosaic classes!
🌿 Garden Magic Show with Tim Dutcher: Smoke, music, and disappearing cucumbers! You’ll be amazed and entertained by our resident garden magician!

Featured Chef of Feast for Families:
🌿 Food for the entire family by the incredible Chopped + Beat Bobby Flay Winner Chef Aerin of Zavory’s!

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


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 aurora.coon@commongroundct.org today.

Learn all about the perks of sponsoring HERE!

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