Sierra Harvest Farm Crew: Farming Jobs & Ag Skills Classes

Aspiring Farmers                  

Want to work on a farm and hone your skills? Then Farm Crew is for you! 

Apply for Farm Crew and Sierra Harvest will help you find a job on a sustainable farm this season. Farm crew members also attend bi-weekly agricultural skills classes on mentor farms throughout Nevada County with a cohort of fellow farmers and receive personalized support.  

Applications open September 1, 2019 for 2019 summer program. Must have a minimum of one year farming experience to qualify. Tuition is $1,035. Scholarships available. Contact us for updates on the application process.

Earn Sierra College Credit and Learn to Farm!

If you are a current Sierra College student and are interested in a Farm Crew internship on a local farm or ranch, please contact molly@sierraharvest.org, or call 530-265-2343.   We will work together to find the perfect farm site for you to intern on.  Spring, Summer and Fall internships available.

work on a farm - Sierra Harvest Farm Crew

Farm Workers

Already working on a farm? Take Sierra Harvest’s Agricultural Skills Course

Branch out and hone your skills! See how other farmers do it! The Sierra Harvest Ag Skills Course offers a season of in-depth production farm classes.  All classes are taught on farms in Nevada County by local farmers and agricultural professionals. Agricultural Skills class meets bi-weekly May 15th – November 7th.       

Register for Ag Classes

Ranching Skills Classes

UCCE offers a California Grazing Academy 2-day intensive. Learn more

Farm Owners

Looking for Inspired, Motivated Workers on your Farm?

Sierra Harvest will recruit and screen candidates for your farm job and support you in maintaining a healthy, happy work relationship throughout the season. Learn how to manage your farm team for optimum efficiency and congeniality. Contact us to become a Sierra Harvest farm crew host farm and start receiving candidates for the 2019 season.

Looking for Opportunities for Your Existing Crew?

Support your farm employees to attend the Ag Skills course where they will learn tips and tricks from seasoned farmers throughout the county and gain inspiration, skills and a sense of community. Contact us for more info.

Love to Teach Others to Farm?

Host a Sierra College intern to work-study at your farm for a semester. Contact us for more details about this program.

Engine class - ag class - Dinner Bell farm
                       Engine repair class as part of the ag class series at Dinner Bell Farm (2018)