Sierra Harvest’s mission is to educate, inspire, and connect Nevada County families to fresh, local, seasonal food.
Harvest of the Month: The Lovely, Sweet and Delicious Blackberry
There’s something so magical about berries! Bite sized and sweet, berries let us know that summer is (nearly) upon us. Which makes them the perfect item to close out the 2015-16 school year’s Harvest of the Month program! This month, 6,800 students in 22 schools are tasting blackberries from JSM Organics in 290 classrooms. This… read more
A New Way for Small Farmers to be Profitable – the No-Till Technique
In Late April, Sierra Harvest organized a No-till Farm Tour to Hillview Farms in Auburn and Singing Frogs Farm in Sebastopol. Fourteen attendees, including two Sierra Harvest board members and staff, made the trip. It was highly educational and inspiring, and could have big implications for small farmers. The tours, hosted by Michael Whamond of… read more
- Farm Potluck at Mountain Bounty Farm – June 2
June, 2nd 5:30pm
Mountain Bounty is a beautiful 50-acre farm, offering the oldest and longest running CSA in Nevada County! Join John Tecklin and Angie Tomey for this Mountain Bounty Farm potluck! Mountain Bounty Farm started in 1997 by John Tecklin and is collaboratively managed by their talented 8 person crew with 5 seasonal interns. They grow an...
- Farm Potluck at Soil Sisters Farm on June 16th!
June, 16th 5:30pm
Join the Soil Sisters – Maisie Ganz & Willow Hein – and their farm hosts, The Riley’s, at this beautiful farm nestled off Lake Vera Purdon Road in Nevada City. Soil Sisters Farm is flower farm and florist in Nevada City, providing arrangements for weddings and other special events. They sell bouquets and offer a...
- U-Pick Veggies at the Food Love Project – Weekly on Tuesdays!
June, 21st 4:30pm
Bring the whole family, or just yourself and pick your own veggies for affordable prices at Food Love. Mingle with your neighbors and farmers and enjoy evening on the farm. A menu of our available produce will be listed on our Facebook Page. Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30 pm at the Food Love Farm on the Burton...