Rare Fruit Tree Sale

Saturday, November 15

10:30 – 4:00

Common Ground is proud to have Tierra Madre Farm, a small Santa Cruz family farm specializing in rare and old-timey fruit tree varieties. Rubinette Apple, Belle Lucrative Pear, Burgundy Asian Plum, Nijisseiki Pear, and

Native Revival Plant Sale

Saturday, November 8

10:30 – 1:30

Don’t miss this popular Native Plant Sale at Common Ground. Native Revival is a specialty grower of California native plants. Indulge the pollinators in your garden with beautiful monkey flowers, penstemons, salvias and more!

Sharing Expo

Sunday, September 21 & December 14

1:00 – 3:00 Free

People share their skills, such as solar dehydrating, knife sharpening, building biochar ovens, and bicycle repairing. Bring homemade food, books, clothes, toys and more to share. Mostly, meet your neighbors

Garden Share

Sunday, September 21 & December 14

11:00 – Noon Free

Come to an Old-Fashioned Garden Share. Bring your over-abundance of vegetables, grains, flowers, and herbs to share with your neighbors, then take some home that you don’t have growing! The

Worm Composting

Saturday, December 6

10:30 – 1:30 $49 

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Everything you always wanted to know about worms but were afraid to ask. Come join us and learn all about this tidy and very efficient way to turn all your kitchen

Keeping Soil Healthy during a Drought

Saturday, November 29

10:30 – 12:30 $35 

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Plants benefit directly from the intricate community of microbiology in the soil around their roots. Learn how to maximize these benefits and conserve water through regular maintenance tasks. This is gardening

GROW BIOINTENSIVE Composting

Saturday, October 25

2:00 – 4:00 $35  

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What’s the difference between “brown material” and “green material”? How much grass should I put in my pile? And what about kitchen scraps? Learn the easiest and most effective way to

Introduction to GROW BIOINTENSIVE

Saturday, October 25

10:30 – 12:30 $35  

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GROW BIOINTENSIVE is a sustainable farming and gardening method that has been used in many countries as a way for people to feed themselves, especially when land and fertilizers are scarce.

Double-Digging

Saturday, October 18

2:00 – 4:00 $35  

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Roto-tillers and tractors have only been around for a short while and don’t always help our soil. We will talk about the benefits of tilling by hand and show the timeless