Events

May
23
Thu
Grocery Market Planning Committee @ Morris Burner Hostel
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Let’s make this sliding-scale grocery store a reality as soon as this Summer or Fall!

Join us to plan the details and provide access to affordable, nutritious food within our urban core.  Planning committee time commitment dependent upon your interests and availability.

Between On Common Ground and the Morris Burner Hostel, we have the shelving, refrigeration, safe, cabinetry and HVAC support as well as the retail location and a panel truck for mobile grocery. Please grab a friend and spread the word. See below dates for fundraiser committee/opportunity, as well.

Can’t make it but want to join the group?  Shoot us an email: Contact@OCGReno.org

All meetings at the Morris Burner Hostel, 400 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512 

  1. Grocery Market Committee  May 23, 5:30-7:30PM
  2. 5-Chef CookOff Fundraiser Committee  May 30th, 6-8PM
May
30
Thu
5-Chef CookOff Planning Meeting @ Morris Burner Hostel
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Help schedule and plan On Common Ground’s Annual 5-Chef Fall CookOff Fundraiser.

Can’t make the planning meeting but have great ideas or want to help? Shoot us an email: Contact@OCGReno.org

Event Details

Enjoy great food, live music and more while increasing access and education to nutritious foods! This event features:
–Samplings of delicious meals from each of 5 locally renowned chefs as they compete for the honor of “Tastiest Dish”
–Live music
–Fun activities for all ages
–Fantastic silent auction
–Talk with area social-service organizations who are part of the event, then enter our free drawing for prize packages

The Challenge: Chefs must use items on the approved list of WIC and at least two items typically found in food pantry staples. Additionally, chefs must provide the recipe modified for preparation on a slow cooker, hot plate, or steamer. Each recipe will be shared via OCGReno.org

Not just a fundraiser! Select social-service organizations partnered with On Common Ground will receive 2 complimentary event tickets to extend to their clients or use for train-the-trainer programs. Sponsored attendees will be chosen at the discretion of partnering social-service organizations from clients who have demonstrated the will and the drive to improve the health and nutrition of their own families and community.

Jun
1
Sat
Biggest Little “Garage” Sale benefiting On Common Ground
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Items from household goods to commercial equipment! Sale benefits local non-profit, On Common Ground, to reduce hunger and food waste while improving food access.

When: Saturday and Sunday,  June 1st & 2nd from 8AM-???

Where: 1510 Royal Dr, Reno

Why: Proceeds help provide food access in under-served areas through On Common Ground to help feed hungry people and reduce food waste. We’re excited that a mobile truck has been donated to begin the food loop and grocery store fixtures have been donated for the sliding-scale market(s).

Items include:

Cooking & Housewares: Appliances, bar supply, kitchenware

Audiovisual: Speakers, DJ equipment, lighting, projectors, hazers, fog machines and fogger

Architectural: Chandeliers, bartops and whole bars, doors, mirrors, decor

Sporting Goods: Camp, ski, dirt bike, sleds, water activities

Hardware & Tools: From handtools to radial saw, scaffolding and scissor lift

Restaurant, Lounge, Nightclub: Walk-ins, Stainless, Sinks, fridges, ice maker

Furniture: Couches, tables, desks, shelves, ottomans

 

Jun
2
Sun
Biggest Little “Garage” Sale benefiting On Common Ground
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Items from household goods to commercial equipment! Sale benefits local non-profit, On Common Ground, to reduce hunger and food waste while improving food access.

When: Saturday and Sunday,  June 1st & 2nd from 8AM-???

Where: 1510 Royal Dr, Reno

Why: Proceeds help provide food access in under-served areas through On Common Ground to help feed hungry people and reduce food waste. We’re excited that a mobile truck has been donated to begin the food loop and grocery store fixtures have been donated for the sliding-scale market(s).

Items include:

Cooking & Housewares: Appliances, bar supply, kitchenware

Audiovisual: Speakers, DJ equipment, lighting, projectors, hazers, fog machines and fogger

Architectural: Chandeliers, bartops and whole bars, doors, mirrors, decor

Sporting Goods: Camp, ski, dirt bike, sleds, water activities

Hardware & Tools: From handtools to radial saw, scaffolding and scissor lift

Restaurant, Lounge, Nightclub: Walk-ins, Stainless, Sinks, fridges, ice maker

Furniture: Couches, tables, desks, shelves, ottomans