Get Connected with Local Farms & Local Food!

Farm Tours

Meet some of our most established and seasoned farmers, as well as those up and coming, while touring their operations and learning how local food is grown here in Nevada County. See the Farm Tour schedule.


Do you know about this program that provides hundreds of dollars each month to low-wage earners?  These CalFresh benefits can be used at local farmer’s markets, where 2-for-1 incentives are often available to shop local produce for half the price! Learn more.

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Gold Country Gleaning

Join our volunteer crew to help glean veggies and fruit from local farms, farmers markets and homesteads.  It’s a fun way to get involved and all the produce is donated to local food pantries. Join the team.

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Nevada County Food & Farm Guide

It’s now online! Find your local farms and search by product to find what you’re looking for – veggies, grass-fed meat, mushrooms, honey and more!  Shop the guide.

Community Networking

Looking for ways to get connected with others who are growing their own food?  Sign up for the Local Food Coalition or contact the Nevada County Master Gardeners, or Garden Goddesses.

Grow Your Own

Wondering how to start or get support for your home veggie garden? Check out our community resources page to get connected with resources for backyard gardeners.