$305,000 Raised for Our Homeless Neighbors

$305,000 Raised for Our Homeless Neighbors

Common Grounds Farm Stand was founded in 2008 among good friends and dedicated volunteers of the Urban Ministry Center. We’re taking this one last opportunity to thank the volunteer leadership, worker bees, partners, bakers, and shoppers for their efforts and wish them well in their next endeavors. Together, they built something amazing: a summer market … Continue reading

Common Grounds in Transition

Dear Friends, Common Grounds is on the move Well, to put it specifically, our home of recent years on Huntley Place is under contract with a new owner.  We are very grateful to the Thies Family for their generosity in allowing us to occupy their front porch at 119 Huntley Place these last few years. What … Continue reading

Cornucopia: Saturday, November 22

Cornucopia: Saturday, November 22

The sixth annual CORNUCOPIA will be held Saturday, November 22, 9:00am – 1:30pm, in the Thies Mortgage parking lot at 119 Huntley Place, off Providence Road. You can bring the whole family to this festive market that includes all of your Common Grounds Farm Stand favorites, plus more. We have great vendors including Paige’s Provisions, McIntosh, … Continue reading

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!

Wild Hope Wild Success!

Wild Hope Wild Success!

After days of drenching spring rain, the opportunity to visit the idyllic setting of Tim and Sarah Belk’s farm was the perfect summer kick-off. The Belk’s Chester, SC, farm was the location of the first Wild Hope Family Music Fest, featuring young, up and coming bluegrass musicians, and raising money to benefit Common Grounds Farm … Continue reading

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!