Land Bank

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

1810 Woolman

 Location: Jones Bar Rd

Total Acreage: 20+ acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 3 acre suitable for row crops, 13 acres irrigated pasture, 5 acres dryland pasture

Land Description: Rolling foothills with oaks and pines, meadows, streams and ponds. Large hoop house, barns, milking area, compost brewer, washing shed, greenhouse, pasture fencing needs work.

Water availability: NID 13 miners inch

Housing availability: Yes

Landowner Interested in: 

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

#1809 Adam Ryan park

Location: Dog Bar and Rattlesnake

Total Acreage: 1 to 2

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 1 to 2 acres suitable for row crops

Land Description: Southeast sloping with some bottom land. open field with dry grass. No fencing. An old historic ranch site.

Water availability: Rattlesnake canal is above. 2″ pipe open in field. Purchase of ditch water possible.

Housing availability: No

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • cash-lease

#1808 Rapp Ravine

Location: Pleasant Valley Rd

Total Acreage: 3 to 5 acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 3 to 5 acres suitable for row crops.

Land Description: Open dry pastures. Rollings hills. Oaks and pines. Owner willing to fence. Has grazed cattle. Owner is very motivated.

 Water availability: 60 gpm well in the field

Housing availability: Yes. New barn with 1 bedroom apartment rental

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • cash-lease 

#1806 Witt Lane

Location: Bitney Springs area

Total Acreage:1 to 3 acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 1 to 3 acres suitable for row crops

Land Description: Beautiful site above the Deer Creek canyon. Slight western slope. Gray pines. Some livestock fencing, never been farmed. Has a chicken coop but no chickens currently. Goat herd to work the canyon present.

Water availability: 3 miners inches NID gravity line with line running to site.

Housing availability: Possible

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Sheep, poultry
  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • cash-lease or food/work trade

#1807 Chirpa Way

Location: Penn Valley

Total Acreage: 1 acre

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 1 acre suitable for row crops

Land Description: Full Sun on a slight Western slope. Fairly flat. Rocky clay soil.  4-5 Foot livestock fenced. Never been farmed.

Water availability: 1/2 miners inch NID. Hose bibs in small garden area. Sediment filter and 2″ PVC

Housing availability: Possible

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Cows, goats, sheep, pigs, poultry
  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • Permaculture
  • cash-lease or food/work trade

#1804 Bald Mountain

Location: Penn Valley

Total Acreage:5 acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 5 acres suitable for row crops, 10+ dryland pasture

Land Description: Open meadow with large oaks. Very sunny and good sandy loam soil. Some livestock fencing. Has had cattle grazing in the past. Has 120 olive trees. Owner has a tractor.

Water availability: Currently has 1/4 miner’s inch NID but could get up to 3″. Has 1 & 1/2″ pipe stubbed every 40′ in pasture. 

Housing availability: No current housing

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • cash-lease or work-trade

#1803 Will-O-Wisp

Location: Newtown/Jones Bar

Total Acreage: 7 Acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 2 acres suitable for row crops, 2 acres irrigated pasture, 3 acres dryland pasture

Land Description: Park like with Oaks. Western Slight slope. Very open and sunny. 6′ fencing (not deer proof). Never been farmed. There is a pond with wild geese. 

Water availability: 30 gpm well  and 2 miners inch NID. Hose bibs and Rainbirds.

Housing availability: possibly

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • cash-lease

#1802 New Rome

Location: Nevada City

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 5 acres. 1 acres suitable for row crops. Farmstand possibilty

Land Description: 2 adjoining properties slightly sloping east. Road frontage. Loss of many pine trees to beetle, slash is still on ground. Landowner is interested in Orchard, Berries, Annual Fruits, Vegetables, flowers, Organic, Permaculture.

Water availability: 2 wells on each property at 10 gpm

Housing availability: Yes

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • food/work trade

 

#1801 Love Creek

Location: South County

Total Acreage:  2 acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 1 acres suitable for row crops.

Water availability: NID 1 miners inch. Pond that is feed by NID and fills a storage tank. NID also feeds into lower field. 

Land Features: Has livestock fencing, Has been farmed before.  Farm Stand is possible.

Housing availability: Yes

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Orchard, berries
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Certified Organic
  • food/work trade

 

 

#1710 Van Vieck Ranch

Location: Penn Valley

Total Acreage: 5+ acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 3 to 4 acres suitable for row crops, 5 acres irrigated pasture, 5 acres dryland pasture

Land Description: Flat, open exposure. Low wet spots in the winter. Some large rock but good soil. rollings foothills. Livestock fenced. Grazed and cut for hay (owner has cut and bailed field). Neighbor shares water to pond. 

Water availability: 50 gpm well has been drilled, needs pump and power. 2 miners inch NID that needs pump system and pipe (currently runs in to open ditch)

Housing availability: No current housing

Landowner Interested in: 

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

Landowner Not Interested in: 

  • Cannabis