In The News


2017 Farm Crew at Filaki Farm

High priest of the pasture returns to the Sustainable Food & Farm Conference (The Union, Dec. 13, 2017)

Winter inspiration – persimmons (The Union, Dec. 12th, 2017)

Chickens at Food Love Farm (The Union, Dec. 9th, 2017)

Silver Springs students get a taste of home cookin’ (The Union, Nov. 9th, 2017)

Passing the torch – Sierra Harvest Farm to School Program welcomes new director (The Union, Nov. 28, 2017)

Nevada City School of the Arts students grating an organic, local carrot for carrot cole slaw as part of Tasting Week where about 3,000 elementary school students receive cooking lessons.

Giving in the gold country – Kiwanis supports nonprofits through donations (The Union, Nov. 23rd)

The nostalgia of broccoli (The Union, Nov. 8th, 2017)

Kids can cook – Sierra Harvest’s Tasting Week teaches 2,700 local students culinary skills (The Union, Oct. 24th, 2017)

Hits and Misses – includes Tasting Week (The Union, Oct. 18th, 2017)

Sierra Harvest event at Union Hill doesn’t leave a sour taste in student’s mouths (The Union, Oct. 13th, 2017)

The last taste of summer: Fresh organic peppers in the classroom and in the school lunch (The Union, Oct. 10th, 2017)

It’s an Asian Pear Bonanza (The Union, Sept. 21st, 2017)

Hop on over to the Food Love Farm (The Union, Sept. 4th, 2017)

Alice Waters in Town (The Union, Aug. 30th, 2017)

Tasting Week Chefs Needed (The Union, Aug. 24th, 2017)

Touring the teepee at the Food Love Farm at the annual Chamber of Commerce event, June 1st, 2017.

Back to School for Nevada County Students – Foothills Fresh (The Union, Aug. 16th, 2017)

Good Food Tour – Aug. 29th (The Union, Aug. 15th, 2017)

Mixing Work and Pleasure in Nevada City (The Union, June 7th, 2017)

Sierra Harvest Announces Farm to School Awards (The Union, June 7th, 2017)

Devouring Diversity of Produce: 7k Students Sample Local, Seasonal Food in Program’s 5th Year (The Union, May 30, 2017)

Chamber Mixer at Food Love Farm in Nevada City (The Union, May 20, 2017)

Planting seeds – Sierra Harvest gets kids excited about fresh, local food (The Union, May 11, 2017)

Local bounty – locally grown food good for your health (The Union, May 2, 2017)

Volunteers Kriss, Nancy and Sheri preparing a fruit dessert for our annual fundraising lunch

Summer camps open for registration in Nevada County (The Union, April 27, 2017)

Snap peas are a hit as Harvest of the Month (The Union, April 26, 2017)

Kiwanis and Sierra Harvest Come Together at Booth House (The Union, April 2, 2017)

Yuba River Charter School Breaks Ground (The Union, March 30, 2017)

Keep chewing until it tastes sweet:  Kumquats are the Harvest of the Month for Sierra Harvest (The Union, March 21, 2017)

25 children planted potatoes and lettuce at the Grass Valley Library, March 2017

Nevada Union Culinary Arts Program teams up with Sierra Harvest for first Junior Iron Chef Competition (The Union, Feb. 28th, 2017)

Soup Night Set as Sierra Harvest Fundraiser (The Union, Feb. 19, 2017)

Soggy Boxes – Dry Fruit (The Union, Feb. 14, 2017)

Sierra Gardens Program Accepting Applications (The Union, Feb. 14, 2017)

Sierra Harvest Collard Greens – Harvest of the Month (The Union, Feb. 1, 2017)

Local Treats:  Sierra Harvest Citrus Tasting (The Union, Jan. 26, 2017)

Citrus Tasting at 25 Nevada County Schools Thursday (The Union, Jan.

Grass Valley Charter School students taste testing varieties of citrus as part of California Thursday’s Program

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Young Farmer Becomes New Manager of Nevada County Food Hub (The Union, Jan. 10, 2017)

Sierra Harvest Hosts Sustainable Food and Farm Conference (The Union, Jan. 8th, 2017)

Lincoln Farmer Learned Efficiency at Sustainable Food and Farm Conference (The Union, Jan. 4, 2017)

Fun Run at Yuba River Charter School Helps School Community, (The Union, Dec. 16, 2016)

Harvest of the Month: Pomegranate (The Union, Dec. 13, 2016)

Connecting Communities Through Food – Sierra Harvest, a radio interview with Malaika Bishop (Giving Back Podcast, Dec. 7, 2016)

Mt. St. Mary’s students tasting a delicious butternut squash potato soup and muffins created by chef Ike Frazee of Ike’s Quarter Cafe’!

Grass Valley School Garden (The Union, Dec. 7, 2016)

Harvest of the Month: Cauliflower (The Union, Nov. 23, 2016)

Shedding Light on Hunger: Food Insecurity Forum Focuses on the Needs of Nevada County (The Union, Nov. 2, 2016)

YRCS Education Foundation “Fun Run” partners with Sierra Harvest (The Union, Oct. 24, 2016)

Radio Interview with Malaika Bishop and Aimee Retzler (KNCO, Oct. 13, 2016)

Sierra Harvest Tasting Week Celebrates 6th Year in Nevada County (Oct. 13, 2016)IMG_1568

Lunchbox Peppers:  Harvest of the Month (The Union, Oct. 11, 2016)

Sierra Harvest potluck at Tumbling Creek Ranch (The Union, Sept. 23, 2016)

Plums are “Harvest of the Month” at Sierra Harvest (The Union, Sept. 20, 2016)

Inspiration for the Nation? Nevada City to be Focus of “Town Between Two Worlds’ Documentary” (The Union, Sept. 15, 2016)

Sierra Harvest:  Changing How We Look At Food (The Union, Sept. 13, 2016)

Potluck at Bitney Springs Farm in Nevada County (The Union, Aug. 2, 2016)

Sierra Gardens Program Empowers Nevada County Families to Gain Food Independence (The Union, July 12, 2016)

Debbie Gibbs:  Want More Local Food?  Support the Food Hub (The Union, June 24, 2016)

Meet Your Local Farmers with Sierra Harvest (The Union, June 8, 2016)

Amanda Thibodeau:  Blackberries are Harvest of the Month (The Union, May 31, 2016)

Sierra Harvest Spreads Word about CalFresh (The Union, May 22, 2016)

Sierra Harvest Launches Farm Potlucks Starting this Thursday at the Fowler Family Farm (YubaNet News, May 17, 2016)

Buying Nevada County Starts for the Backyard Garden Supports Local Farms (The Union, May 14, 2016).soil sisters_0279

Peaceful Valley Sets 40th Anniversary Party May 7th (The Union, April 22, 2016)

Kid Friendly Summer Camps in Nevada County Area (The Union, April 27, 2016)

Amanda Thibodeau: Harvest of the Month – Peas (The Union, April 26, 2016)

BriarPatch Cause Program raises $15,000 in first year (YubaNet, April 13, 2016)

Grass Valley seniors get access to fresh fruits
(The Union, April 4, 2016)

Amanda Thibodeau: Red Cabbage is Harvest of the Month (The Union, March 29, 2016)

Sixth Annual Nevada County Conference Promotes Sustainable Farming, Healthy Local Food (The Union, January 10, 2016)

Moving Beyond Sustainable:  Acclaimed Ag Speakers on Tap for Jan. 8-10 Foo & Farm Conference (The Union, December 22, 2015)

SH_FLP Summer Camp_20150722_0024‘Harvest of the Month’: Tastings feature locally grown produce in area schools (The Union, February 12, 2013)

Live Healthy Nevada County grows farm-to-school program (The Union, October 11, 2012)

Planting the seed to grow up strong, healthy (The Union, May 9, 2012)

Food summit identifies needs to revamp county’s school lunch program (The Union, October 12, 2011)

Food summit brings in meal revolutionaries, welcomes ideas (The Union, October 5th, 2011)

Time for Strolling, Rolling (The Union, November 9, 2010)

Be a Good Neighbor (The Union, November 2, 2010)

Stand Up for Gardens (The Union, October 15, 2010)

Walk and Roll with Your Neighbors (The Union, August 28, 2010)

Garden Revival Includes Send-off for Longtime Volunteer (The Union, March 4, 2010)

Coalition Scores Grant to Improve Sidewalks (The Union, November 10, 2009)

Students Tackle Pressing Matters (The Union, October 15, 2009)

School Garden Beginning to Take Shape at Hennessy (The Union, June 8, 2009)