2021 Food and Farm Holiday Gift Guide

Give the gift of farm fresh this holiday season!
Check out these local farms that offer unique holiday gifts – you’ll find something for everyone on your list!

AM Ranch
Choose from a variety of delicious, pasture-raised beef and pork, with traditional options like tri-tip, chuck roast and smoked ham, as well as specialty items like apple fennel sausage, garlic ginger beef sausage links and carne asada.  Shop the on-line store and pick up your selections at the ranch in Penn Valley.


Dinner Bell Farm

Give the gift of kindness this holiday season.  Dinner Bell Farm brings weekly bouquets to Hospice of the Foothills from June through September.   Support this program in honor of a loved one or as a unique gift that brings joy into the lives of the most vulnerable members of our community. www.dinnerbellfarm.com

.

food love farm - nutrition and farm education in nevada city - sierra harvestFood Love Farm Gift Certificates
Give the Food Love Farm this holiday season! Your loved ones can come shop the farm stand from June – October for organic vegetables, flowers and more, located about 5 minutes from Nevada City.   A fun (and healthy!) gift for kids and adults! Gift certificates can also be used for Food Love Camp in July, Spring Plant Starts Sale, tours and workshops. Buy now online or contact us to stop by the office.

 

Fresh Starts Organic Farm
Gift certificates for organic certified vegetable, herb, flower and perennial starts, in any amount above $12.   Available by mail, email or to be picked up at the farm.  Certificates are redeemable at the farm only, through October 1st 2022. Email freshstartsorganicfarm@gmail.com , call 530-478-0800, or visit on Facebook.

Foothill Roots Farm
A great option for gift-giving to those who live in south county, Foothill Roots offers weekly CSA shares of vegetables, fruit, and fresh baked bread all year round! www.foothillrootsfarm.com

 

 

MushBarn
Looking for an interactive gift? Send a “Farm on Table” grow your own mushroom kit from MushBarn!  From mushroom jerky to medicinal tinctures, this local mushroom farm has an abundance of unique gift options.  Find them at the Nevada City Farmers Market or shop online.  www.mushbarn.com

 

 

Nightingale Farm
Nightingale Farms is dedicated to producing the very best products using sustainable farming practices, low stocking densities and quality care for our animals. We take the milk straight from our goats and use it to create the freshest goat milk lotions and soaps you’ve ever used. We also have many other fresh and natural skin care products. Shop Farm to Body Products for the whole family at and have it shipped or pick up locally at the farm.   www.nightingalefarms.net

 

Seed & Gather
Seed & Gather is a small farm located outside of Nevada City that focuses on growing flowers and vegetables and then turning them into “farm crafted” products such as dried flower wreath kits and body butter made with flower infused oils. We farm sustainably and nurture the soil. Nationwide shipping is available as well as local pick up in downtown Grass Valley. www.seedandgather.com

 

Soil Sisters Farm
We were told to brag, soo…we have the greatest everlasting flower bouquets ever! Forget about those dusty old dried brown flowers of yesteryear – every Soil Sisters bouquet is made up of flowers we grow and dry on our farm right here in Nevada City, using sustainable and regenerative practices. Bouquets range from $25-$45. We are also offering the 2022 Luscious Farm Calendar (greatest calendar ever!), printed locally on 100% post-consumer recycled paper with beautiful photography showcasing Nevada County farmers and their produce – $22 each or $17 for orders of three or more. Makes for a beautiful and humorous gift. Flowers and calendars can be mailed, picked up at the Nevada City Farmer’s Market or delivered locally for a small fee! Not sure what to give? Purchase one of our gift cards on our website – for a future CSA subscription or delivered arrangement! Buy local and buy farm-direct this holiday season! www.soilsisters.org;  soilsistersfarm@gmail.com; or  visit on Instagram.

 

Starbright Acres Family Farm
A Starbright Acres CSA membership for the 2022 season is a wonderful holiday gift which will give your loved ones fresh seasonal produce to show you care about their health and the wellbeing of our community.  For every CSA purchased, Starbright donates $50 to the local charity of your choice. You can also gift farm credit in any amount, good for farm products at their farm stand and at farmers’ market booth.   www.starbrightacresfarm.com

 

Sunset Ridge Fine Fruits
Organic Mandarins shipped nationwide, send family and friends a healthy gift this holiday season. We can include a personal note from you to your friends.
www.gotmandarins.com