Sierra Gardens

We can help you grow YOUR own food!

Sierra Gardens supports families in growing a portion of their fruits and vegetables at home by building a backyard garden, providing classes, mentoring, and supplies for two years to ensure success.

Benefits to you

Set the stage for a lifetime of home gardening

Access to nutritious foods, physical activity and mental health

Program graduates will have the opportunity to engage as community leaders by mentoring new gardeners

What Sierra Harvest will do for you

Install a garden including site visit

Mentor you for 2 years

Supply you with plants/seeds and starts for 2 years

Offer seasonal cooking and gardening classes

Financial assistance is available

We have installed gardens at Alta Sierra School, Grass Valley Library, Nevada Meadows apt complex, Booth House family shelter, and dozens more private homes and organizations around Nevada County.

2018 Details and prices (PDF)

Sierra Gardens for Schools Program Details (PDF)

Need Financial Help?

Sierra Harvest offers scholarships to families and organizations. Also check out the CalFresh Program – you may qualify!


Get Dirty

Learn new skills by volunteering on a garden install, while helping your community at the same time. 


Get Started

Download the Sierra Gardens General Application and Scholarship Application, or complete the online form below. 

Questions – Contact or and call (530) 265-2343.

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Sierra Gardens Application

Sierra Gardens Program Application
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