Give today to help further our mission to educate, inspire, and connect Nevada County families to fresh, local, seasonal food.







Give Now

Joining Sierra Harvest today means you will be providing nutrition education to over 9000 children in our community, supporting established farmers and building markets for local food, and teaching people the joy of learning how to become self sufficient and healthier by growing their own food.  To see your gift in action, call us to schedule an appointment with our Co-Directors, Malaika Bishop and Aimee Retzler at 530-265-2343.

Making a pledge for continued support creates a path for our food future.  Setting up a monthly donation or annual pledge is easy to do.  Set up your ongoing gift to Sierra Harvest and become a part of the local food movement today.

Sierra Harvest is a 501c3 non-profit and all donations are tax-deductible (tax ID number 90-1026798).

Wish List

thHere’s what we’re looking for!  Call 530-265-2343 to let us know what wish you can fulfill.

Manure forks
Small tarps
Stackable totes
Large metal bowls
Potting Soil
Housing for farm interns
Compost                                   Hand Grinder for Wheat
DSLR Camera
Portable outdoor propane burner
Large stainless steel soup pot
Metal leaf rakes
Worm castings
1 gallon glass jars


Multi-Year Giving Circle

Join our multi-year giving circle today and see how your support is building a thriving local food economy.

Seed Circle:       $1000 per year for 5 years
Provides 5 children with scholarships to the Food Love Summer Camp, supports the Nevada County food policy council for 6 months, cooking classes for 60 Sierra Gardens scholarship recipients, sends 300 students on a farm field trip, or supports Harvest of the month tastings  for 2000 students.

Pollinator Circle:   $10,000 per year for 5 years
Funds scholarships for 3 families to participate in our Sierra Gardens program for two years, produces food and farming events for 1000 community members, helps source 20,000 lbs. of fresh local produce for school meals.

Sustainer Circle:   $25,000 per year for 5 years
Launches the farm business incubator program, Supports Farm to School programming for 1500 students or provides 800 children with educational farm experiences at the Food Love project.

Your gift over a five year period allows Sierra Harvest to better plan for our bright future.  Call today to set up your pledge.  530-265-2343

Leave Your Legacy

Your passion for local food and farming is evident and supporting Sierra Harvest’s future with a personal legacy gift allows us to continue to deliver innovative nutrition education and farmer support programs well into the future.  If you would like to discuss a legacy gift, please contact Aimee Retzler at 530-265-2343.

Business Sponsorship

We are grateful to our local business sponsors!

What is the value of Sierra Harvest Sponsorship?

  • Join a team of community and business leaders who are committed to a healthy Nevada County community
  • Support an organization that reaches thousands of community members annually
  • Develop the next generation of farmers who will grow 25% or more of our community’s food and preserve open space
  • Build the local economy by supporting fresh local food in school meals

To explore a customized sponsorship opportunity that will benefit your business, call Aimee Retzler at 530-265-2343.

Thank you to our business sponsors!

Peaceful Valley


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