This Week at Common Ground

November 9th - November 15th

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Families Cook on the Farm: Pies!

Saturday, Nov. 14th, 1-3pm

358 Springside Avenue

New Haven, CT

Join us for the last Fall family cooking class and learn to make amazing holiday pies from scratch! Practice shaping dough, sample a sweet pie and a savory pie, and leave with recipes for your holiday meals.


This class is for families to enjoy together. Please bring at least one adult for every 2 children – all ages welcome. $10 per person- RSVP required. Contact Jesse at jdelia@commongroundct.org or call 203-389-4333 x 1221- or register online.

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Volunteer on the Farm!

Saturday, Nov. 14th, 10am-1pm

358 Springside Ave

New Haven, CT

Fall in the garden!


What a refreshing time of year! The garden is eager to be cleaned up and (mostly) put away to rest for the winter. We reshape beds, spread lots of mulch and compost, work in our high tunnels and clear out summer crops. Help us grow food for our community while learning about our sustainable growing methods.


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, Nov. 14th, 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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Mark your calendar! Common Ground's 18th Annual Winter Festival is coming up on Saturday, December 12th!


Are you a crafter or artisan? Please be in touch if you would like to be a vendor in the craft fair. Contact Carla Lia at clia@commongroundct.org for more information.


All are welcome!

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