Category: Prairie Farm

There is some acreage just to the east of Common Ground’s retreat property that is quite a beautiful mix of fields and mature woods. You can see the plot here. It is not clear whether Common Ground will be making …

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Prairie Farm Work Retreat Mon, May 31st – Sat, Jun 5th 5-6 hours of work a day 3 meditation sits a day We are looking for up to 7 volunteers to help out with a Prairie Farm work period. Here …

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Prairie Farm Work Retreat Wed, May 26th – Sun, May 30th 5-6 hours of work a day 3 meditation sits a day We are looking for up to 7 volunteers to help out with a Prairie Farm work period. Here …

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Learning to swim The softest bell was calling in the distance Time again for the one pilgrimage Friends had made the safe place ready Fixing food and binding my hurts   Now you lead me to this wide gold green …

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We forget what silence sounds like, what peace and calmness feels like, although it takes work and is not easy to remember, it is what our hearts desire and what we require for the healing of presence. -Kyle E.   …

Presence at Prairie Farm – A Poem Read More »

The past few weeks have reminded me of the power of sangha, often translated as community. It’s within this community of spiritual friends that I see where my mind is hooked, where impatience, anger, judgement, etc… arises. Sure, most of …

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Dear Community Members, It’s a beautiful fall day as I look out the window in my cozy bedroom here at Prairie Farm. In some ways, I feel like this had become a second home for me this past summer. Due …

Reflections on My Time at Prairie Farm – Brenda Shepherd Read More »

One of the many benefits of the plantings and stone work that Laura Molde and her crew recently completed, is the chance to care for the garden. Early each morning as the sun rises over Prairie Farm I position and …

Opening the Heart at Prairie Farm Read More »

We need to haul 20′ lengths of steel, about 700lbs from Minneapolis to Prairie Farm. Let me know if someone has a flat bed trailer who’d be willing to pick up and deliver. -Cory. clemetsonconstruction@gmail.com

Prairie Farm Update Common Ground Retreat Property at Prairie Farm will be closed for regular retreat programs until at least January of 2021 due to the Covid-19 Virus. We will have a caretaker out there most of the summer and …

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