Monthly Archive August 2015

A Note From Tara’s Desk

By Tara Russell CCG Friends – Last week, Don, Tracy and I had the opportunity to take one of our largest out-of-town donors + believers through the CCG facility and introduce the CCG team and our work in person. ¬†¬†It was emotional reliving so many memories of how we‚Äôve come […] Read More »

Posted in What's Cooking at CCG?

Berry Rhubarb Crumb Cake

When Farm Share member, Maria Floch, shared this recipe with us, our stomachs immediately started growling! Bake this incredible cake for your next party, BBQ, event, or just as¬†a sweet treat and tell us what you think. We’re going to substitute strawberries for raspberries from the Farm – get raspberries […] Read More »

Posted in Uncategorized

Pack school lunches your kids are sure to love!

Gone are the days of soggy sandwiches and squished grapes. Try out these recipes for the most popular lunch in the school cafeteria! Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Chips -1 large sweet potatoes, peeled -Non-fat Olive Oil Cooking Spray -1/8 tsp Kosher salt, or to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 400¬ļF. […] Read More »

Posted in Uncategorized

A letter from CCG’s incoming CEO: Tracy Hitchcock

By Tracy Hitchcock Hello Create Common Good supporters and partners, You heard from Don Berry earlier this month about his upcoming (and third!) retirement. Don has been instrumental in taking the programs and operations of CCG to another level, ensuring the organization is strong and set up for continued success. […] Read More »

Posted in What's Cooking at CCG?

Get your daily fruit and veggies with this smoothie

Looking for a quick, nutritious, and healthy snack? ¬†Gather late summer arugula from the CCG Farm and combine with pears for this surprising smoothie! Pear and Arugula Smoothie – 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice – 1 cup arugula, tightly packed – 1 Tbsp walnuts – 1/2 ripe pear, cored […] Read More »

Posted in Uncategorized

Beat the heat with flavorful ice!

Try these tasty and colorful ice cubes in your next beverage! ¬†Gather your favorite fruit like lemon, lime, orange, raspberries, or strawberries and slice into small pieces. Pick¬†fresh herbs (mint, thyme, sage, or basil)¬†from the CCG Farm or find at the store.¬†In an ice tray, place a piece of fruit […] Read More »

Posted in Uncategorized

Meet Roza: MVP on Production

Roza followed her two sisters through the CCG Job Training program after emigrating to the U.S. from Ethiopia in¬†2013. She graduated the Level 1¬†class with flying colors¬†and went¬†from shy and quiet around the staff to always smiling and¬†laughing. Following her graduation, she stayed with CCG¬†and completed paid on-the-job-training through the¬†Department […] Read More »

Posted in Trainee Spotlight