Sierra Harvest’s mission is to educate, inspire, and connect Nevada County families to fresh, local, seasonal food.
- Farm Potluck Season Kick-Off at Fowler Family Farm!
Join Sierra Harvest for our first Farm Potluck of the season at Fowler Family Farm! Our hosts, Brad and Alana Fowler, have invited us to experience their family operated, environmentally-minded, multi-species farm that is bursting with evidence of the Spring season: baby animals! The farm now hosts baby pigs, goats, bunnies, turkeys, chicks and calves. […] read more
- Sierra Harvest: Food Love Project Volunteer Work Day
June, 1st 10:00am
Come get dirty with farmers Amanda and Katie. Help dig beds, weed, plant, and get the farm ship shape. All ages and abilities welcome. Bring a water bottle, a hat, and a good attitude. Come for an hour or the whole time. The Food Love Project is at the Burton homestead at 16200 Purdon Rd, Nevada...
- Meet the New Faces of Sierra Harvest!
Four amazing women who are all passionate about food in different ways joined Sierra Harvest recently, and we want you to meet them! Brianna Abundiz and Jessica Gimpel will be serving as interns at the Food Love Project farm this season, and Rachel Berry and Miriam Limov have taken the helm as engagement managers for […] read
- Grow Your Own Food at Home – Sierra Harvest Can Help!
If you’ve always wanted to grow your own vegetables, but haven’t know where to start, or if you have tried planting a garden but not gotten the results you were hoping for, then the Sierra Gardens program is for you! read
- Harvest of the Month: Dried Plums AKA Prunes
Winter is an excellent time to enjoy preserved foods from the summer bounty; There are so many ways to enjoy the taste and nutrition of the summer and fall in this, the shortest month of the year. That’s exactly what 6,000 local students did earlier this month as part of February’s Harvest of the Month program. Dried French plums were the item of choice, and not surprisingly students gobbled them up! read