Sierra Harvest’s mission is to educate, inspire, and connect Nevada County families to fresh, local, seasonal food.
Watch our Latest Video – “Eating for Change”
Watch how our work makes real change in people’s lives – from Wyatt, who thought he’d never eat vegetables; to Drew, following his dream to grow wholesome food for his community; to Deb, whose vegetable garden at home has transformed the way her family eats on a tight budget. It’s a great way to learn… read more
What’s new with California Food and Farming legislation?
In March of 2015, Sierra Harvest convened the first Nevada County Food Policy Council meeting. This group now consists of 30 food and farming organizations, businesses and institutions who are contributing to a healthy, vibrant food system in Nevada County. Our local council is part of a larger California Food Policy Council made up of… read more
An In Depth Interview with Dr. Elaine Ingham – Keynote Speaker at the Food & Farm Conference
Dr. Elaine Ingham is the Founder and President of Soil Foodweb Inc. and is Director of Research at Environment Celebration Institute. She has dedicated her career to learning about the organisms which make up the soil food web. Her goal is to translate this knowledge into actions that ensure a healthy food web that promotes… read more
- Edible Mushroom Workshop & Farm Tour
February, 17th 2:00am
Farmer-to-Farmer Breakfast Wednesday January 18th, 8 – 10 AM UC Cooperative Extension office, Auburn. Come get to know other farmers and ranchers in our area. Enjoy a chance to relax and talk with other agricultural producers about farming and ranching issues. Jesse Simoes of the Farm Service Agency in Elk Grove will give...
- Growing Together Event – Learn About Sierra Harvest: Feb. 22
February, 22nd 5:30pm
Join Sierra Harvest for a free one-hour introduction and learn about all of Sierra Harvest programs that educate, inspire and connect Nevada County Families to fresh, local and seasonal food from our Farm to School Program reaching more than 6,700 students to families learning to produce their own food! Wed. February 22 Location: Sierra Harvest Office...
- Be a Voice for Sierra Harvest: Ambassador Training Jan. 18th 6:30-7:30pm
February, 22nd 6:30pm
Are you enthusiastic and passionate about Sierra Harvest’s mission? If so, join our volunteer team of Ambassadors. Ambassadors open doors for our organization in the community by introducing new people to our organization. Detailed volunteer job description here. Ambassador training will take place Wed. February 22nd from 6:30-7:30pm at the Sierra Harvest office (313 Railroad Ave., Suite...