This is CommonGround
Have you ever wondered who is growing your food, how they’re producing it and whether or not it’s safe? It’s only natural that you might have questions. At CommonGround, we can help you find the answers.Learn More About Us
Your Food and Farming Questions, Answered
Get to know the farmers who raise your food, and find information on the topics that matter to you, including animal welfare, GMOs, hormones and antibiotics.Visit our Food Facts Page
Discover Food Without the Fear
Farming isn’t just our livelihood – it’s our way of life. Visit our blog to learn about life on the farm, and the practices we use to grow safe, healthy food for our families and yours.Read Our Blog
Nothing to Fear Here
Tour the farms, communities and homes of CommonGround’s farmer-volunteers as we sort through some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding food and farming.
November 23rd, 2015
What Makes an Exceptional Turkey?
By Katie Olthoff, a family turkey farmer from Stanhope, Iowa Exceptional turkeys start on the farm, which is why we work so hard on our third-generation turkey farm to ensure that our birds are comfortable and the end product is safe, nutritious and delicious. My…
With so many food choices available, the farmers of CommonGround want to serve as a resource to educate families about food and farming. Get to know some of the farmers who raise food in your state.Your Community
November 18th, 2015
The 411 on Cover Crops
By Kate Lambert Kate and her husband farm in north-central Missouri where they raise their two boys, row crops, cattle and sheep. Kate also blogs at www.UptownGirlBlog.com. When my husband, Matt, came back to the family farm after graduating from college, he brought with him…
At CommonGround, we are a group of farmers having conversations about the food we grow and how we produce it. We share our personal experiences, as well as science and research, to help consumers like you sort through the myths and misinformation surrounding food and farming.
CommonGround was developed by farmers through two of our national checkoffs, the United Soybean Board (USB) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). We welcome you to join the conversation – and to enjoy your food without fear.