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  • “My favorite product that Common Ground offers is their wonderful selection of “Vegetable Seeds”. Common Ground works very hard to have an excellent variety and supply of vegetable seeds that will yield plants that grow extremely well in the Bay Area. I have bought these seeds every year for twenty years and find them to be invaluable.”
    Rick DeGolia, Atherton

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  • 559 College Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    650 493-6072

    Open 7 days a week
    Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Sunday - Monday 10:00am - 3:00pm

    Center Director: Patricia Becker
    Email the Center Director



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Saturday, September 13, 2014

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2:00 – 4:00 $35

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Recipes from the Garden by Rosalind Creasy

Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:30 – 12:30 $35

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