This Week at Common Ground

May 9th - May 15th

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Celebrate Spring!

Join us this Saturday, May 14th for our annual Seedling Sale & Farm Festival!

  • Purchase locally grown and ecologically raised seedlings for your community, school, or backyard garden!
  • Purchase compost from the Common Ground High School students who will be selling CG Grown Compost for $10 per bag.
  • Explore the worm bin, children's garden, and see the sheep get shorn!
  • Purchase a delicious meal from the Common Ground Parent Leadership Team Cookout!

Can't make it on Saturday? Want to avoid the rush?

Join us on Friday, May 13th from 4pm - 6pm for our Plant Pre-Sale!

$20 suggested donation. All seedlings and compost available for same prices.

*There are no Farm Volunteer Hours this week!*

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Plant Pre-Sale

Friday, May 13th, 4-6pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

Join us for a Plant Pre–Sale Fundraiser on Friday, May 13th from 4pm-6pm to support the Common Ground Garden Share Program that provides fresh produce from our farm for our students and their families.

$20 suggested donation for this special access:

* Premier Parking
* First pick of plants
* Avoid the Seedling Sale morning rush!

We have over 3000 seedlings and over 30 different varieties all sustainable grown on our farm. Common Ground Grown Compost will also be for sale. This is a family-friendly event.

RSVP Encouraged. Contact Shannon at or call (203)389-4333 x1217.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Farm Festival & Seedling Sale

Saturday, May 14th, 10am-3pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

Join us for our annual celebration of Spring!

Purchase locally grown and ecologically raised seedlings for your community, school, or backyard garden! All seedlings are sustainably grown, started here on Common Ground’s farm, with CG compost, organic certified amendments and in accordance with CT NOFA Farmers Pledge.

Family-friendly activities will be happening throughout the day. The Parent Leadership Team will be hosting its annual BBQ to benefit Common Ground High School with lunch for purchase. Watch the sheep get shorn, taste spring veggies in the learning garden, get your face painted, and play with new friends!

Take a Tour of the New building!

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Take a tour of the new building!

Saturday, May 14th, 12:30-1:30pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

The new building is here!

Join us for a tour during the Seedling Sale this Saturday, the 14th at 12:30!

Kimball Cartwright will lead ongoing interpretive tours of the inside and explain the sustainable features for inquiring minds. Tours leave every 20 minutes from the large multi-purpose room on the first floor.

Not available this Saturday? Kimball is here at 12:30 next Saturday, May 21st, too. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy learning about New Haven's newest green building and how it works.

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