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Sierra Harvest & Nevada County School Food Services Agency awarded CDFA Grant for Foothills Fresh

Nevada City, CA – Foothills Fresh, the collaboration to bring farm-fresh scratch-cooked school meals to all students in Western Nevada County just received a $488,000 California Farm to School Incubator Grant award. The Nevada County School Food Services Agency, a partnership between eight school districts and the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools, was formed July […]

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Sierra Harvest Farm Tours 2021

Register today to meet the hardworking people that produce phenomenally fresh and delicious food right here in Nevada County and tour their gorgeous farms and ranches.  Stroll through fields of fresh basil as you dream of pesto pasta (Higareda Farm), meet the heritage breed Delaware Chicken (Dawnridge Farm), nibble on fresh baby tomatoes and see […]

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100 Gardens Bring Food Security, Healthy Eating & Stress Reduction to Western Nevada County Families

Nevada City, CA August 10, 2020 – Since its inception in 2013, the Sierra Gardens Program has supported thousands of community members in having access to fresh food and eating more vegetables in Western Nevada County. This August marks the 100th installation of these popular vegetable gardens into backyards and local institutions. “This is so […]

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New Collaboration Brings Opportunity for Scratch Cooked School Meals to Western Nevada County

Nevada City, Calif. July 21, 2020 – Sierra Harvest, along with all nine school districts in Western Nevada County and the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools, are thrilled to announce a partnership to bring fresh, scratch-cooked school meals to all students Pre-Kindergarten through young adult. The school districts and the community are enthusiastically behind moving […]

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National heroes in the sustainable farming and ranching movement come to Grass Valley to share best practices

Grass Valley, CA January 8, 2019 – Farmers and ranchers are coming from all over the West Coast to gather in Grass Valley February 7 -10 for Sierra Harvest’s 2019 Sustainable Food and Farm Conference. Over 600 farmers, foodies and homesteaders will come to learn first-hand from local and national experts in the sustainable food […]

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Sierra Harvest Farm Crew Classes available

May 4, 2018 – Greenhouse, pest & weed management, crop irrigation, integrating animals into a farm, composting, crop planning, seed saving, cover crops, small machine maintenance – these are just a few of the incredible skills you can learn through the Sierra Harvest on-farm courses. This course is designed for beginning farmers interested in production […]

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Sierra Harvest’s Soup Night – Thursday, March 22

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 19, 2018 – Celebrate our community and meet local Nevada County farmers at Soup Night Thurs., March 22nd, 5:30-7:30pm at the Miners Foundry. 5:30 – Soup and Bread Served and meet your local farmers! 6:00-7:30pm – Dancing to Achilles Wheel Trio! Location: Miners Foundry, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City Price: $10 for everyone 10 and […]

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Sierra Harvest’s Farm Potluck at Dinner Bell Farm on Sept. 21st

September 20, 2017 – Join the Dinner Bell Farm team on their little slice of heaven in Chicago Park on Thursday, September 21st for yet another family-friendly Sierra Harvest Farm Potluck.  Now in their 8th year of production at Dinner Bell Farm, they specialize in pasture-raised, heritage breed pigs, and beautiful fresh flowers.   Molly Nakahara and Paul Glowaski, […]

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Sierra Harvest’s Farm Potluck – Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit and Farm Market – Sept. 7th

September 5, 2017 – Experience one of Nevada County’s oldest farm around – Join Sierra Harvest for another terrific farm potluck at Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit and Farm Market this Thursday, September 7th from 5:30-8pm with a hog roast to boot! Bierwagen’s Donner Trail Fruit, located in Chicago Park, is a unique family farm in operation since 1902.  […]

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Food Love Farm Potluck & Volunteer Appreciation Celebration – August 17th

August 11, 2017 – Join Sierra Harvest for another family-friendly farm potluck AND our Volunteer Appreciation Celebration at the Food Love Farm on August 17th from 5:30-8pm with live music by Eclectic Mayhem, farm fresh grilled veggies, farm tour and a special program honoring our exceptional volunteers! The Food Love Farm is our primary educational farm, where we host […]

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