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
Soggy Boxes, Dry Fruit: Behind the scenes for February’s Harvest of the Month kiwi delivery
Of course the kiwis arrive in the midst of another atmospheric river. Why wouldn’t they? Their arrival coincides with approximately the 30th inch of rain that we’ve received in as many days. As the delivery truck arrived, I was immediately soaked to the bone and wondering how to keep roughly 8,000 kiwis dry. Laughing to… read more
640 Pounds of Local, Organic Citrus Devoured by Nevada County Students Thanks to Sunset Ridge Fine Fruits Farm
Sunset Ridge Fine Fruits has been a strong supporter of Sierra Harvest and the Harvest of the Month program for several years. This month farmer Greg Lewis sold 600 lbs of local, and organic Cara Cara pink navels and blood oranges to Grass Valley Child Nutrition Services (GVCNS) and 40 pounds for the high schools… read more
- Sierra Harvest SOUP NIGHT – March 2 at the Miners Foundry
March, 2nd 5:30pm
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:30 – 6:30pm – Soup and Bread Served 6:30-7:45pm – Dessert and Dancing Location: Miners Foundry, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City Suggested Donation: $10 for everyone 13 and above. Free for kids under 13. Please bring your own bowls and spoons. Local beer and wine along with non-alcoholic...
- Sierra Garden Orientation – Info on Sierra Harvest Build a Garden in Your Backyard (March 4th)
March, 4th 10:00am
Have you always wanted to grow your own Food? Sierra Harvest’s Sierra Gardens Program can help you by building a garden in your own backyard! Watch a short video that describes how the Sierra Gardens program can transform your life! Join us for an orientation on Saturday, March 4th from 10-11am to find out more...
- Good Food Tour – March 8, 2017
March, 8th 9:15am
We invite you to come take a virtual tour of Sierra Harvest! Learn how our programs: -get children to enjoy more fruits and vegetables -empower community members to grow their own food -support farmers and ranchers to be successful in sustainable agriculture. Learn about important local food issues in Nevada County and share your...