Volunteer with Sierra Harvest Today!

Make a difference in our community while making new friends, developing new skills, and gaining a sense of accomplishment. Volunteering with Sierra Harvest programs is a fun way to help bring fresh, healthy, local food and nutrition education to Nevada County families.

347 volunteers donated more than 3,870 volunteer hours this past year building capacity for our local food movement. Join our team and be part of the change you want to see, earn discounts at the BriarPatch Food Co-op, get free admission to Sierra Harvest events, and more!


Sierra Harvest is Proud to be a part of BriarPatch’s Volunteer Program!

PatchWorks Nonprofit Neighbor LogoBriarPatch Food Co-op launched is PatchWorks Volunteer Program in 2020. When you volunteer with Sierra Harvest a for 6 or more hours per month, you will recieve 15% off one BriarPatch shopping trip the following month!  Visit thier website to download the application and more information

Food Love Farm

Food Love Farm has started an exciting new project to increase our teaching capacity on the farm. The outdoor kitchen plans are complete and the supplies are on site! Now we are looking for a volunteer carpenter for few small projects, such as; building a stands for a handwashing sink and veggie washing tub, and a raised planter box to attach to the kitchen. We are looking for someone with the experince to work independently for 1 to 2 days. The farm educators will have their hands full with school field trips and farm upkeep. 

Food Love Farm also has volunteer days every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a beautiful educational farm located on Burton Homestead. It is a great opportunity to get your hands dirty and work on a certified organic farm using no till practices. Bring a hat, water, snack, lunch and a smile. We hope to see you there!

Sierra Harvest Office

If you aren’t ready to get your hands dirty but still want to support Sierra Harvest’s mission join our office support team. We are open for volunteers and would love so help updating our database, records, website and more. If you have excel skills a enjoy detaied work or if you are looking to brush up on your administrative skills we would love to work with you. 

Woolman Farm

One year after Jones Fire, Woolman Farm is making great progress in bring this beautiful place back to life. There is still a lot of work to me done and we are calling all volunteers! 

There are two volunteer work days: One for farm volunteers on Wednesday mornings, the other on Friday mornings for other non-farm projects, likes repainting, fuel reduction, weed abatement, and other site improvement work. For questions or to get involved, contact malaikab@woolman.org or 530-205-0903

Gleaning Season is Here!

Become a gleaning volunteer this season and help reduce local hungar and food waste by harvesting extra produce to be donated to Interfaith Food Ministy for local distrabution. We are also looking for Harvest Leaders, who help organize all aspects of farm and backyard gleans, from managing volunteers on-site to delivering harvested food to the IFM. This is a fun and engaging volunteer position where you will make a big difference in our community! See the full job description and apply now.

Sierra Gardens

Help build new veggie gardens for local residents with the Sierra Gardens Team! Tasks will include basic carpentry, a little bit of grunt work, and a whole lot of fun working with a great crew! No experience is necessary, just a desire to work hard, have fun and make a difference! 


Crystal Dossman, the Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch.  For more info contact her at Crystal@sierraharvest.org

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