Open Tuesday July 2nd for the Holiday Week

Open Tuesday July 2nd for the Holiday Week

We will be open Tuesday, July 2nd so all our volunteers can enjoy the holiday on Thursday the 4th! Come shop for holiday flowers, baked goods, salads, entrees and breakfast treats for your weekend guests! Happy Fourth of July and thank you to all our cooks, bakers, shoppers and friends!

Harriet Long

Harriet Long

Common Grounds Uncommon People Harriet Long has been a long-time UMC Board member and a founding member of Common Grounds. She is one of our favorite “sales” women so we asked her for some insights  Q: What is your personal favorite Farm stand goodie or product? Truthfully, I do not have a personal favorite.  We are … Continue reading

Opening Day May 23, 2013!

Opening Day May 23, 2013!

Thanks to all of our Opening Day volunteers,cooks, bakers and shoppers! We had a great day thanks to all of you! We are open again this Thursday 8:30am-1pm and every Thursday through August. Come check out our new products!

What Do I Do With: Sweet Corn

What Do I Do With: Sweet Corn

This week, we’re looking forward to sweet corn at the market! For a little inspiration on some new and classic ways to bring this delicious vegetable to your table, here are our recommendations for this weeks delightful sweet corn. Feel free to share your own ideas in the comments section! + Kristina Burke’s Corn Salad … Continue reading

Grower Spotlight: Avondale’s Community Garden

Grower Spotlight: Avondale’s Community Garden

Here at CGFS, we very much enjoy the tradition of Southern Hospitality, and we’re making sure you get to know your neighbor. This month, we’re highlighting the growers at Avondale Community Garden that contribute delicious produce to the market. Get to know them a little better!    Name: Avondale Presbyterian Church’s Community Garden Favorite thing … Continue reading

Urban Ministry Center

Urban Ministry Center

Did you know that all of our proceeds go to Urban Ministry Center? Learn more about this organization, passionately dedicated to ending homelessness in Charlotte. Urban Ministry Center Website