Land Bank

If you are interested in finding out more about any of these properties, please contact Sierra Harvest.

2202 – Lower Apple Hill

Location: 1480 Madden Lane – Lower Apple Hill

Total Acreage: 71

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 40 acres

Land Description:71 acres. Irrigation and deer fence in place. Apple, table grape, blueberry in place. Several acres previously used for row crops. In lower Apple Hill with excellent sun exposure. Green house in place. CCOF certified. Tractor, implements, and truck available.

Water availability: Four large EID ag meters. Perennial irrigation in place. Irrigation to row crops in place, distribution and emitters needed.

Housing availability: Not at this time.

Landowner interested in: 

  • Cows, goats, sheep, pigs, poultry
  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic

Arrangement landowner most interested in: 

  • Cash lease
  • Food/work trade
  • Other

2201 – Veggies and Grazing Property in Cool – 49er Farm

Location: Cool

Total Acreage: 593

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 1-5 acres for veggies and remaining for grazing.

Land Description: Farm land is in a warm microclimate, along a traveled  road with the access for a farm stand.  1 1/2 acres has been previously row cropped in summer veggies.  Owner will provide permanent infrastructure  needed to develop farm.  Land has current grazing contract. 

Water availability: 10 miners inch.

Housing availability: Potential housing on site. Owner will help support providing for farmer housing.

Landowner interested in: 

  • Orchard and berries
  • Annual fruit, veggies, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • Finding a long term farmer to provide food for the community

#2103 – Warm Microclimate Near Nevada City

Location: Near Nevada City

Total Acreage: 15 acres.

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 15 acres.

Land Description: Land in a warm micro climate near Nevada City.  Strong community working to develop homesteading properties, into growing more food for the community.  Large garden and orchard, fenced. New 15 acre parcel will be brushed in the 2021 season.  Looking for a serious farmer to help develop farm and orchards.  

Water availability: 3 wells one on each property.

Housing availability: Potential for housing in the community.   

Landowner interested in:

  • Farmer to help develop farm and orchards and grow food for a community.

#2101 Mooney Flat Restaurant and Farm

Location: Corner of Mooney Flat Road and Highway 20

Total Acreage: 8 acres.

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: Up to 10+ acres for farming and more for ranching.

Land Description: Offering for partnership or lease, a part in 3 parcels within 2 minutes of each other, on the same road in Western Nevada County. With up to 10 + acres land for crops and more for pasture.  1 parcel is highway frontage commercial space with cafe’/market,  commercial kitchen building, and 3 acres of land.   Looking to create an integrated food business and community resiliency project.  Including farm to table cafe’, local market and food hub, plant starts nursery and education.  One parcel has several acres in production currently.  Land is currently CCOF. For more information see  Nevada #5486

Water availability: Two parcels have NID and one is a well.

Housing availability: Potential for housing.

Landowner interested in:

  • Farmer to grow food for the restaurant
  • Partner to farm or lease it