Community Crops provides
education, advocacy and
experiences to grow local food.

Community Crops

Community Crops is a non-profit organization that empowers people to grow food through education, experiences and resources. Join us to grow your own at a community garden, local farm, or your own backyard!

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Create a community where all people grow and enjoy healthy, local food.

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Fantastic line up for Thursday's Veggie Van! Stop by and say hi to the amazing Iesha on Thursday, 11-2 at 23rd & O, and buy some great veggies! ...

This week's Veggie Van selections will make you drool. Green Bell Peppers, Sugar Baby Watermelons, Heirloom Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Spanish Roja Garlic, Yellow Squash, Okra, Cucumbers, Potatoes and Green Beans! We're also giving away a basket of produce to last week's winner of Best Okra Recipe. We'll be having more contests coming up, so like, share and comment on our page to know when they're coming up!

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Just a handful of tickets left for this Saturday's big meal! Don't miss it! ...

Feast on the Farm

August 27, 2016, 5:00pm

Prairie Pines

The Feast on the Farm showcases the best of local foods, prepared by your favorite local chefs. As you wander the farm, you’ll enjoy a full dinner, while seeing where your food grows.

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A huge thanks to Nebraska Wesleyan Lend a Hand volunteers who did a fantastic job today cleaning up the farm for Feast on the Farm next week! ...

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We have some news to share with you! Ingrid Kirst, Community Crops Executive Director, has announced her resignation. In the eleven years that Ingrid has been involved with the organization, she's grown it from a small idea to a integral part of the Lincoln community. Ingrid will stay at Community Crops until the new director is hired to ensure a smooth transition. Please join us in thanking Ingrid for her incredible service and devotion to growing healthy, local food! ...

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Veggie Van is open until 2pm at 23rd & O! This week's selection is amazing! Cherry & Slicing Tomatoes, Green Bell Peppers, Sweet Corn, Kale, Purple Daikon Radish, Garlic, Okra, Summer Squash, and Cucumbers. (Photo courtesy of Lois Baldwin of a past participant who grew great okra.) ...

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