Common Ground’s unique place — 20 acres of city park land, on the edge of a forested state park, within the City of New Haven — is at the root of everything we do. Our work starts here are ripples outward.
Watch 7 short student-produced videos, sharing sustainable design principles at work in Common Ground’s new Springside Center, and learn about other ways that Common Ground is trying to live out our commitment to sustainable change.
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Recent Blog Posts about Our Place
Welcoming Gioia Connell to Common Ground
Common Ground is thrilled to welcome Gioia Connell to our Board of Directors. Gioia is a New Haven based sustainability specialist and design professional with deep experience bridging systems thinking, urban ecology, and interdisciplinary
Common Ground Wins with USDA Farm to Families Food Box Program
When COVID-19 arrived in the depth of winter, and Common Ground closed its doors for students, many wondered what was going to be next. 22 weeks ago, Common Ground’s staff took this opportunity to survey
Request for Bids: Park-Style Classroom Pavilion
New Haven Ecology Project is accepting bids until 3pm on Friday, May 15 for construction of a basic park-style classroom pavilion. All bids should be sent in PDF format to email@example.com, and should include “Pavilion