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.
February 8th, 2016
97: The Percentage of U.S. Farms that Are Family-Owned
By Dana Dagman Dana, along with her husband and his parents, farm 2,500 acres of barley, corn, soybeans and wheat in Enderlin, North Dakota. “Corporate farms” and “factory farms” are labels many people give to farms using modern equipment and technology. Following that definition then,…
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
December 22nd, 2015
A Guide to Beef Labeling Rules and Regulations
By Kelsey Pope Navigating the confusing world of beef labels and packaging can be difficult, so I want to talk a little about how that world is regulated. My family and I manage 700 head of Red Angus cattle in eastern Colorado. In the United…
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.