We’re all cut from different cloths. Raised in different corners of the Earth. But entwined by the unmistakable fabric that empowers us and never defines us.

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June 28, 2022

Celebrating Independence Day, Iowa Style

Every Independence Day, fireworks aren’t the only thing exploding in the western Iowa town Sara Ross calls home.

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June 22, 2022

Chaos Gardner or Companion Gardner? Yes and Yes.

Lesley Schmidt and her family brought “chaos” to their shared gardens in Kansas. The results were worth the mysterious wait.

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June 7, 2022

From Farmer’s Daughter to Dairy Farmer

As a child, Melissa Hildebrand Reed spent each weekend on her dad’s farm. Little did she know she’d be spending all her days running it ...

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Together We Stand


We have 250 women farmers in CommonGround. We’re just like other women all over the world. We work hard to nurture our families, our crops, our animals, our careers and ourselves. As we’ve grown, we’ve discovered something valuable about being women: We need each other.