Land Bank

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

1811 Butterfly Creek

Location: Colfax Hwy at Coleman

Total Acreage:  12 acres

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching: 2-3 acres suitable for row crops,  12 acres irrigated pasture. 

Land Description:   Open pasture with cross fencing/llivestock fencing. Trees to the east provide winter shading.  Wet areas in the summer, pond, and creek runs through property. Barn storage. 3 generations of  being farmed.

Water availability: 2 miners inch NID. Hose bibs throughout. Natural springs on property.

 Housing availability: Yes, small house attached to main house available for rent.

Landowner Interested in: 

  • Sheep
  • Annual fruits, vegetables, flowers
  • Cash-lease

#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 

#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

#1610 Big Star Ranch

Location: Jones Bar Rd, Nevada County

Total Acreage: 20

Estimated acreage for farming or ranching:  20 acres. Fully fenced up to 7 ft with gates.

Land Description:  Full sun, level land.  No trees.  Some berries remain from Certified organic  production in 2014/2015.  2 acres cleared and farmed row crops for 2017 season.  

Water availability: 8 miners inch 88 gpm gravity fed pond & spring.  Headers to run drip system from throughout.