NCG Guest Speaker
07/28/2022 - Robert Taylor

In last month's newsletter I mentioned the Board of Directors have a focal area around food inflation. We are kicking off our discussions on this with a special guest at the August board meeting. Tony Alongi from National Co+op Grocers (NCG) will present on Inflation in Grocery and Co-ops.

Getting to Know the Goats at Prairie Fruits Farm

The Summer 22' Common Ground Farm Tour Circuit continues! This time we went for a quick drive and stopped off at Prairie Fruits Farm right here in Champaign. We have been selling their cheese for...

Where are the Blueberries?

Usually this time of year, we're up to our ears in blueberries. We would have organic blueberries, regional blueberries, with local blueberries and regional 5 pound boxes on the horizon. This year? Yeah, that's not happening.

July Newsletter

2022 Board Elections, Fourth of July Sale, Indian Cooking Class, Volunteer at Eastern Illinois Foodbank and more!

A Tour of Kilgus Farmstead

Common Ground has been selling Kilgus products for years and it is unbelievable the superior quality their milk has compared to national brands. A small group of staff got to tour the grounds, meeting the family and all of the animals that make their farm what it is.