Grow Your Own Food At Home!

Set the stage for a lifetime of home gardening!

Access to nutritious foods, physical activity and mental health

“For me, getting outside in the yard and garden, that’s how I deal with stress…. I just like that feel of the dirt between my fingers, and that’s my stress reliever.”


If you’d like support growing your own garden at home, here are some fantastic local resources to help.

A to Z Supply
Offers a nice selection of irrigation supplies and an outdoor nursery for veggies starts and bags of compost and amendments in Grass

B & C Home and Garden Center
Carries tools, soil and amendments, seeds and starts, as well as some irrigation supplies in Grass Valley.

Four Seasons Landscape Materials
Selling a variety of bulk soil mixes, compost and amendments, sand, stone, and other hardscapes in Penn Valley.

Nevada County Master Gardeners Publish a comprehensive growing guide for Western Nevada County, and offer workshops and a hotline for questions.

Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
Offers a very large variety of seeds, tools, amendments, irrigation, starts, soil and compost in bags and bulk in Grass Valley. Fantastic website with lots of information, instructional videos, etc. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for upcoming events, classes, and workshops!

Rare Earth Landscape Materials
Selling a large variety of bulk soil mixes, compost and amendments, sand, stone, and other landscape materials in Grass Valley.

Society of Garden Goddesses offer local classes, workshops and tours for organic and sustainable minded gardeners.
Sweetland Garden Mercantile

Seeds, starts, other growing supplies, including a very large variety of organic soil amendments and organic fertilizers. Located in North San Juan.

Vital Garden Supply
Organic soil, fertilizers, and amendments. All of the products offered are certified with the California Department of Food & Agriculture. Located in Nevada City.  

Sierra Gardens Blog

Find seasonal gardening tips for the Sierra Nevada Foothills to help you know what to plant and when, how to harvest, and tips and strategies for common gardening challenges. Check it out!