Planned Giving

Making a planned gift to Sierra Harvest- through your will, trust, or a designation of other assets – will help secure a future with a robust agricultural economy, a protected environment, and access to healthy, local food for all. Consider one of the planned giving opportunities below.

Leave a Gift in Your Will

By leaving a gift to Sierra Harvest through your will, you can offer support without giving up critical assets you may need now.  You can choose a specified dollar amount, an asset, or a percentage of what’s left after your gifts to loved ones. Here is sample bequest language.

Designate an Account

You can designate Sierra Harvest as a beneficiary on one of your accounts – such as a savings or checking account, 401K retirement plan, investment accounts, or a life insurance policy. It can be done without making changes to your will, and is typically easy to do online or with a single phone call. Learn more.


Join the Heirloom Legacy Circle

Make a planned gift and join the Heirloom Legacy Circle – a group of community members working together to ensure all children and families in Nevada County will experience the benefits of fresh local food and thriving local farms for generations to come. Learn how a planned gift can make a difference in our community.  If you have already made a planned gift to Sierra Harvest, please let us know so we can include you in our circle.

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“I am leaving a planned gift because of the kids… teaching them to enjoy wholesome, nutritious, farm-raised food so that they grow up healthy and able. They are, after all, our future.”

-Pam Jung, Heirloom Legacy Circle



Heirloom Legacy Circle Members

Sandra Barrington | Janice Bedayn | Matt & Rachel Berry | Eileen & Paul Jorgensen | Pam Jung | Freda Scott | Aimee & David Retzler

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Please contact our Executive Director, Aimee Retzler,
with questions about these and other planned
giving opportunities with Sierra Harvest.  Contact Aimee via email
or phone at 530.265.2343.

If you have already made a planned gift to Sierra Harvest, please let us know by contacting Aimee or sending us this intent form.

Legal Name: Sierra Harvest
Address: 313 Railroad Ave, Suite 201 | Nevada City, CA 95959
EIN/tax ID number: 90-1026798


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Looking for other ways to give? Learn more about tax favorable gifts, including Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs), appreciated stocks and securities, and Donor Advised Funds (DAFs). If you would like to make a monthly or one time gift today, visit our donate now page.

Sierra Harvest has a Gold Transparency rating with GuideStar, the national leader in online non-profit data.  Review our full profile here.

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We are happy to provide you with information to use with your professional or legal tax advisors. The information provided on this page is for general information only and we recommend that you consult a tax advisor when planning charitable gifts.