This Week at Common Ground

September 21st - September 27th

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After school program registration closes today- don't miss out on fort building in the woods, looking for bugs in the wetland, cooking farm-fresh pizza, making new friends, and hiking and playing in fall leaves!


Kids Unplugged (K-4) and West Rock Rangers (5-8) still have spaces available. We'd love for you to join us!

September Farm Stand

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September Farm Stand!

Wednesday, Sep. 23rd, 3-5pm

358 Springside Ave

New Haven, CT

You can still enjoy a bounty of the MOST local, fresh and sustainably grown food around all cultivated with joy and good humor by students, volunteers, young farmers, (and one old one)!


We accept Farmers Market WIC checks (FMNP/SFMNP) and SNAP.


September Harvest Includes:

Lots of beautiful tomatoes

peppers in all colors

greens

arugula

onions

carrots, zukes and cukes

eggplant

and so much more...


Mad Yellow Eggs of course!


September farm stands are on Wednesdays from 3PM - 5PM.

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Volunteer on the Farm!

Saturday, Sep. 26th, 10am-1pm

358 Springside Ave

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 sraider@commongroundct.org or call 203.389.4333 ext. 1217

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Open Farm Day

Saturday, Sep. 26th, 10am-2pm

358 Springside Ave

New Haven, CT

Explore our beautiful urban farm, help dig and plant in the children’s garden, and visit with the animals. 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.


This is a free event, donations welcomed.

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Feast from the Fields

Saturday, Sep. 26th, 5:30pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT


Join us for our 8th annual farm-fresh foods festival! Favorite local chefs use ingredients from our farm to prepare scrumptious tastings. Don't miss the fun of this celebration of community, harvest, and fun.


Saturday, September 26th | 5:30
Common Ground | 358 Springside Avenue | New Haven
Ticket Price: $70
Limited Space | RSVP required


Questions? Email feast@commongroundct.org or call Kate at 203-389-4333 x1219.

Join us for fall adventures on the farm and in the forest! Registration for after school programs (K-8) closes today! Don't miss out!
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Special community event!

Growing Food, Growing Community: Planting new ideas for positive change

Saturday, Sep. 26th, 2:30pm

303 Washington Avenue

New Haven, CT

Join members of the New Haven Food Policy Council for a family-friendly community gathering. Will include hands-on seed starting demo, short film, and discussion about issues, ideas, and resources related to food in New Haven. All are welcome!

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