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We are currently hiring instructors and counselors to be part of our Farm Camp staff! We are looking for energetic individuals who love kids, dirt, sunshine, and fresh vegetables. Farm camp runs from…

We are currently hiring instructors and counselors to be part of our Farm Camp staff! We are looking for energetic individuals who love kids, dirt, sunshine, and fresh vegetables. Farm camp runs from July 17th through September 1st.  For more information, visit our …

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Added by Common Ground Farm on March 22, 2017 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Give the gift of Summer Camp 2015!

Give the gift of Common Ground Farm Summer Camp 2015!

This holiday season, give the gift of summer camp fun! You can choose to…
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Added by Common Ground Farm on December 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

This Saturday, Dec. 6 -- support farm-to-school, education, and food donation programs at the Common Ground Farm Annual Benefit Auction!

Did you know that in 2014 every third, fourth, and fifth grade class from J.V. Forrestal Elementary School visited Common Ground Farm to learn about worms, bees, compost, organic farming, and local vegetables? And, in 2014 Common Ground Farm donated over 2,000 pounds of our organically grown produce to food pantries and soup kitchens?



Help us continue to provide such important programs by attending our Annual Benefit Auction and bidding on amazing auction items! Join us this…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on December 2, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Common Ground Farm Benefit Auction to be held December 6th

This year we move the festivities to December and we move to Scenic Hudson's River Center - the beautiful Red Barn at Long Dock Park.



You can buy your tickets online now! http://store.commongroundfarm.org/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=EV14_ACTN_12



Sampling delicious…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on November 15, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Common Ground Farm Roast Pig & Veggie Dinner - September 14th!

Date: Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Time: 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Location: Obercreek Farm, Hughsonville, NY

Adult Tickets: $40 in advance / $50 at the door

Children aged 6 and under are FREE

Children aged 7-16 please purchase a…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on September 7, 2014 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Common Greens Mobile Farmers Market 2014

Common Greens Mobile Farmers Market - fresh, local fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. The mobile market will run Wednesdays from July 9th through September. WIC, FMNP and EBT/SNAP accepted. Brought to you by the Green Teen Program and Common Ground Farm.



Locations:

Community Health Center Parking Lot

(corner of S. Chestnut and Henry Streets)

11:00AM-12:30PM



First Presbyterian Church

50 Liberty Street…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on June 27, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Common Ground Farm Summer Camp begins June 30th!

AT FARM CAMP, children explore their relationship to food and to nature through hands-on experiments, movement, games, and art. Children will spend time in the garden, at the pond, in the field, in the barn, and along our nature trails. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of how food is grown—from the soil, to the crops, to the animals. Through a variety of experiences, kids will develop an appreciation of the complexity of the natural environment within which…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on June 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Common Ground Farm Awarded "Farm Fresh Food Fund" Grant

Common Ground Farm has received a generous grant from the Farm Fresh Food Fund of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley to help the Farm grow more healthy fresh food - specifically for the food insecure in our communities. This grant enables Common Ground Farm to initiate an exciting and ambitious plan to widen and broaden access to freshly harvested, organically grown, local food to the neediest in our communities, through our deliveries to food pantries, our Mobile Market…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on May 1, 2014 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Backyard Chicken Workshop is FULL

Registration for The Basic Backyard Chicken workshop at Common Ground Farm on the 22nd is CLOSED! We are at capacity. Thanks everyone!

Added by Common Ground Farm on March 22, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

Summer 2014 U-Pick Shares & Market Cards now available from Common Ground Farm

Spend some time at the Farm this summer picking herbs, veggies and flowers. Buy a Market Card now, and never worry about stopping at the bank to pick up cash on the way to the Farmers Market again! Check out the details on the website: http://www.commongroundfarm.org/shop/buy.html

Added by Common Ground Farm on March 5, 2014 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Common Ground Farm Summer Camp 2014 Registration now open!

Common Ground Farm summer farm camp includes weekly programs focusing on food, farming, animals, outdoor skills, homesteading, nature, and art. Learn more and register on our online storefront.

Children will spend time in the garden, at the pond, in the field, in the barn, and along our nature trails. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of how food is grown—from the soil, to…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on March 3, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Saturday, November 9th: Benefit Auction for Common Ground Farm!

You can buy your tickets online now: http://store.commongroundfarm.org/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=EV13_ACTN_11



Live music, local food, good drink, and silent and live auction items! Check the Auction website for an updated list of items:…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on November 2, 2013 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Fall Preschool at Common Ground Farm starts September 20th!

Children ages 2–4 years old are invited to the farm to join in one-hour workshops designed just for them.

Each class features:

• a different farm or nature topic each week

• experiential investigation and learning

• movement, stories, & arts and crafts

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fridays 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. starting September 20th.…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on September 13, 2013 at 9:11am — No Comments

This Weekend at Common Ground Farm

TONIGHT: Potluck! June 21, 6:30PM at the home of Board Member Penny Hahn. Email for address. Join us for our first potluck of the season! Bring a dish to pass, and your mess kit. Drinks will be provided by the…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on June 21, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Summer Camp at the Farm!

Register now for Summer Camp at Common Ground Farm. NEW! Register and pay online using your PayPal account. Credit card payment coming soon! http://www.commongroundfarm.org/Education/summer_camp.html

AT FARM CAMP, children explore our relationship to food and to nature through hands-on experiments, movement, games, and art. Children will spend…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on June 7, 2013 at 1:04pm — No Comments

This week on the Farm we'll be singing!

Thursday, May 9th, 7:00pm is our "Worksongs on the Farm" event with local farmers participating and Saturday, May 11th at 10:00am we will welcome Gina Samardge to the Farm for another Family Sing-a-long! Details and fees on the website: http://www.commongroundfarm.org/newsandevents/events.html

Added by Common Ground Farm on May 7, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

TODAY, Saturday May 4th - Spring Fair!

It's going to be a beautiful day! Come to the Common Ground Farm Spring Fair, 12-4pm today at Long Dock Park. Planned by four Marist College students as their Senior Capstone project.

PLANT SALE - veggie seedlings and flowering perennials!

RAFFLE - kayak trip, martial arts lessons, and more!

ACTIVITIES for KIDS - our Summer Camp Director will be there, stop by and learn more about our…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on May 4, 2013 at 7:59am — No Comments

Spring Fair, Plant Sale & Worksongs with Common Ground Farm

Saturday, May 4th: Spring Fair & Plant Sale!
Come on out to Long Dock Park and support Common Ground Farm, and the four Marist students who are putting on this event as part of their senior capstone project! Lots of family fun to be had! …
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Added by Common Ground Farm on April 27, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Common Ground Farm - Spring Fair

Come on out on May 4th to Long Dock Park and support Common Ground Farm, and the four Marist students who are putting on this event as part of their senior capstone project! Lots of family fun to be had!…



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Added by Common Ground Farm on April 23, 2013 at 10:26am — No Comments

This weekend! Newburgh Brewing Company hosts Common Ground Farm

Join us in the Newburgh Brewing Company's magnificent taproom this Sunday, April 21st from 2-5pm. Savor a beer from the award-winning selection as you take in views of the Hudson River.

Common Ground Farm volunteers will be guest bartenders for the afternoon. All tips will be donated to support our fair food and education initiatives.

Splurge at our recycle/ re-use Penny Social. For as little as $1 you could win...

• 50lb rotted manure &  Betty…

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Added by Common Ground Farm on April 17, 2013 at 3:43pm — No Comments

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