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 scale agriculture.

All classes are taught on farms in Nevada County by our incredible local farmers and agricultural professionals:

Robbie Martin (Sweet Roots Farm), Jeremy Mineau (Super Tuber Farm), Antonio Garza (Riverhill Farm), Leo Chapman (Harmony Valley Farm), Tim Van Wagner (First Rain Farm), Cindy Fake (UCCE Horticulture & Small Farms Advisor), Amigo Bob Cantisano (Organic Ag Advisors), Aleta Barrett (Starbright Acres Family Farm), Paul Glowaski (Dinner Bell Farm), Patrick and Diane Bollinger (Foothill Roots Farm), Sarah Silverheels (For the People Seeds) and Kristen Draz and Will Holland (Fog Dog Farm).

Sign up for the entire course and get a 23% price discount. Choose 7 or more classes for an 11% discount. Individual classes are available at $45/class.

Classes meet every other Tuesday, 3:30pm – 6:30pm (May 15 – Nov. 6, 2018)

More details on each class, schedule and to register: Farm Crew Agriculture Skills Course.

PS: Grow a bountiful garden this year! Purchase beautiful fruit, vegetable and flower transplants for your garden on Saturdays from 9am – 12:30pm on May 5th and 12th at the annual Food Love Farm plant sale located at 16200 Lake Vera Purdon Rd., Nevada City.  Bring the entire family out to see our educational farm serving more than 2,000 students annually.