This Week at Common Ground

July 4th - July 10th

Summer Camp is here!

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We're so excited for our first week of Summer Camp!

We've already been having fun adventures on the farm and in the forest. Stay tuned for updates in our monthly newsletter and on our facebook page!

If you're feeling the itch to get outside, join us any Saturday for Farm volunteer hours or Open Farm Day!

Happy Summer, all!

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Summer Farm Stand

Wednesday, July 6th, 2:30-5:30pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

Our Annual Summer Farm Stand opens for business Wednesday July 6th from 2:30-5:30.

Visit the CG Farm Stand Every Wednesday through August 10th in the Harvest Pavilion.

All Common Ground Grown with sustainable and humane practices!

  • Eggs
  • Kale
  • Basil
  • Cabbage
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Carrots and More!


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Campfire & Sunset Hike

Friday, July 8th, 6-8:30pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

Join us for a family-friendly, evening adventure in West Rock Park! We’ll have a campfire open to all ages and a night hike and exploration starting at 7:15pm.

Questions? Contact Jesse at or call (203)389-4333 x1221.

Rain is ok by us but thunderstorms cancel!

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Summer Open Farm Days

Saturday, July 9th, 10am-2pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

Enjoy Open Farm Day at Common Ground every Saturday from April through the end of November. Explore our beautiful urban farm, help dig and plant in the children’s garden, and ask farm staff your backyard gardening and composting questions. The animal yards are open for visitors to meet our chickens, ducks, turkeys, goats, sheep, and pigs. Trail maps are available for self-guided hikes in West Rock Park, including the family-friendly Old Oak Nature Trail.

COMMUNITY GROUPS can schedule a free visit to Common Ground during Open Farm Day. Contact Jesse at 203-389-4333 x1221 or for more information or to schedule a visit! Preference will be given to New Haven-based community groups.

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Farm Volunteer Hours

Saturday, July 9th, 10am-1pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

You make our garden flourish! Meet awesome people and green up your thumb by volunteering on our sustainably managed market garden!

Summer farm work can include: preparing beds, transplanting, and working in the greenhouses. Get your wheelbarrowing on and join the fun...

Meet at the Harvest Pavilion at the lower garden. Drop in anytime Saturdays between 10am-1pm and stay for as little or as much as you would like. If you are under 18 years old you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian please. We LOVE groups! Call to schedule a group to come and volunteer. Contact Farmer Shannon at or call 203.389.4333 ext. 1217

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