March 29, 2019 at 3:23 PM The event is sold out!

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 27, 2019 – Gather up your friends and family to dine on delectable farm-fresh soup, peruse fantastic agrarian-themed art, meet our awesome local farmers and dance to Love Train, a local soul and groove band with live horns! And all of this for just $10 for ages 10 and up. We sold out last year so get your tickets today! Children’s activities included in the festivities. And Sierra Harvest and Nevada County Arts Council are proud to be part of the Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District, and to offer its Soup Night & Agrarian Art during California’s Inaugural Arts, Culture & Creativity Month with an Agrarian Art show spotlighting the following local Nevada County artists: Yvon Dockter, Randy Griffis, Karel HendeeRon Kenedi, Lori Lachman, Paul SteegeAnya Tuton, and Katie Wolff.


5:00 – Meet farmers, peruse agrarian art, grab a drink, mingle

5:30 – Soup and bread served

  • Minestrone Soup (BriarPatch Food Co-op) – vegetarian, gluten & dairy free
  • Butternut Squash Soup (Three Forks Bakery and Brewery Co.) – vegetarian & gluten free
  • Sausage Potato Soup (Summerthyme’s Bakery and Deli) – gluten free
  • White Bean and Kale Soup (Summerthyme’s Bakery and Deli) – vegetarian, gluten & dairy free
  • Chicken and Wild Rice Soup (Emily’s Catering & Cakes) – gluten & dairy free
  • Beef and Black Bean Chili (Emily’s Catering & Cakes) – gluten & dairy free
  • Cornbread – Summerthyme’s – vegan & gluten free
  • Assorted breads – Flour Garden Bakery and Artisan Lavinia
  • Murcott mandarins (BriarPatch) – organic

6:30-8:00pm – Dancing to Love Train

Price: $10 for everyone 10 and above.  Free for children 9 and under.  Tickets will be sold at the door if not already sold out in advance. Purchase online safely through paypal or come to the Sierra Harvest office to pay by check (313 Railroad Ave., Suite 201, Nevada City from Monday – Friday 9:30am – 4:00pm)

Purchase Tickets online at:

Please bring your own bowls, spoons and cups. Local beer and wine along with non-alcoholic drinks will also be available for purchase.

Enormous gratitude to all our sponsors and food donors:  BriarPatch Food Co-opThe Lee & Dunn Group at Baird, Jon Lee & Janice DunnThree Forks Bakery and Brewery Co.Flour Garden Bakery, Johansen Ranch, Summer Thyme’s Bakery and Deli and Flower Essence Services.

Love Train is a 6-piece dance band that taps into the same gold vein of 60’s soul and R&B as the Blues Bros and the Commitments. Belting out soul hits from Wilson Picket, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, the O’Jays, Sam and Dave, Stevie Wonder and many more, Love Train delivers a powerfully funky vintage soul groove that WILL get you dancing! Band includes: The Love Train – Jonathan Lyerly – Vocals, guitar, Karel Hendee – Bass, vocals, Tim Bulkley – Drums, Phil Kember – Trombone, John DeBoer – Trumpet, and Jerry Grant – Saxophone

Meet Your Local Farmers – Read more about farmers on the website at:

Artisan Lavina – Dorian and Carmina Matai
Cosmic Roots Ranch – Ellen Cole and Jesse Olson
Early Bird Farm – Drew and Sabrina Speroni
King of the Woods Farm – Hayley Wingerd and Evan King
Lush Leaf Micro Greens – Cairo Cocalis
McClaughry Farms – Gary McClaughry
Mountain Bounty Farm – John Tecklin
Riverhill Farm – Antonio Garza and Daylin Wade
Sierra Gourmet Mushrooms – Lynn Archer
Soil Sisters Farm – Maisie Ganz and Willow Hein
Starflower Farm – Iris Vineyard

Sierra Harvest’s Soup Night – April 4th
It’s going to be a “Souper” Night!
Local Farmers – Local Soup & Bread – Local Artists – Local Band
Thursday, April 4th, 2019 at the Miners Foundry, Nevada City from 5:00-8pm