In 2014 we will offer two full-season field apprenticeships. The apprentices are looked upon as Farmers-in-Training and are part of the entire farming process; from detail-oriented greenhouse work to planting, hand-weeding, insect control, harvesting, chasing woodchucks, washing produce, preparing and staffing farmer’s markets… Read More.
As a supporter of Common Ground Farm you play an essential role in all we do. All our programs are centered on the land and your gift will enable the Farm and its work to continue to thrive and grow. Your help is now more important than ever. Click to learn more about donation levels and accompanying benefits and please give as generously as you can with an End of Year Donation… Read More.
This year Common Ground Farm, in partnership with Hudson Valley Seed and Hudson Valley Farm to School, has formed the Beacon Farm to School Collaborative. Through a grant from the United Way Community Fund, the J.V. Forrestal School is the first of four schools to have a full year of monthly programming that includes farmer in the classroom visits, chef in the classroom visits, a school garden program and more… Read More.
This month we had a very successful visit from the Children’s Aid Society of New York City. Forty middle schoolers visited the Farm for a three-part program— learning about compost and visiting the chickens with Farmer Ellie, preparing an egg dish with chef Katie Key, and visiting the barn animals with Education Director Sember Weinman… Read More.