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Mountain Bounty Farm

The Outside Inn has been a CSA host pick up for Mountain Bounty Farm since 2008 and today marks the end of an era, as it's our final day as a site host.  John & Angie have done an amazing job with their farm and the offerings of fresh…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

  The Nevada City Farmers Market kicks off their 2015 season this Saturday.  Located on Union Alley in downtown Nevada City, every Saturday morning till November 21st from 8:30am-1:00pm, the market is a great place to buy local organic…
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Food Love Project

Food Love Project, the Sierra Harvest farm on the Burton Homestead has been providing Nevada County school age children hands on farm education for the last 4 years.  Today marked the start of their school field trip season and Farmer Amanda…
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Outside Inn Free Veggie Cart

 The Outside Inn's free veggie cart is a great example on why I love Nevada City.  The neighbors vegetable stand has been in front of the Outside Inn's office for the last 7 summers and have as a loyal following, both by people who drop…
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Grass Valley Thursday Night Market

Grass Valley Thursday Night Market has returned from the summer season, 6-9pm in downtown every Thursday till August 14th.  Stop by and shop fresh fruits and vegetables in the Farmers Market, listen to live music, shop artisans booths or…
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Veggies, Gardening and Farmers Markets

Win a free Mountain Bounty Farm CSA box of veggies!  The summer season started this week and I've got two prizes to give away, one free box of veggies*, plus some gardening goodies from our friends at Peaceful Valley Farm Supplies.  Who's…
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Nevada County Growers Market

Nevada County Growers Market at the Julia Morgan Northstar House has started their 2014 season, Saturday mornings 8am-12:30pm.  Start your weekend off with the opportunity to buy fresh vegetables, fruit, local meat, bread, crafts and more.…
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Why I love Nevada City

Happy New Year!  I love our community and have put together a list of a few of the reasons why I love Nevada City. Community: I love the small town vibe of our community, whether it's people helping others in need, small town businesses…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

Nevada City Farmers Market finished its 2013 season this morning.  Three cheers for all the amazing local farmers who work so hard throughout the year to bring our community a bounty of fresh fruit and vegetables.  Today's blog post has photos…
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Mountain Bounty Farm

Need your fix of fresh veggies?  While the Nevada City Farmers Market and Nevada County Growers Market are about to end their seasons, Mountain Bounty Farm has just started their Winter CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share.  Today's…
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Bierwagen's Pumpkin Patch

Bierwagen's Pumpkin Patch in Chicago Park is a great place to visit in October.  The farm is open every day and has a good selection of big and small pumpkins.  The kids will enjoy the opportunity to run around the field, find their perfect…
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Outside Inn Veggie Cart

Have you been shopping at the Outside Inn's free veggie stand lately?  The popular Nevada City spot is located in front of the motel's office and you never know what might be in the cart.  It is a place for people to drop off extra fruits…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

The Nevada City Farmers Market is Saturday mornings from 8:30-12:30 mid June till late November.  If you haven't been down to the market, stop by, there's a great selection of locally grown produce and fruit, fresh flowers, eggs and meat,…
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Grass Valley Thursday Market

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Market kicked off the summer season last night with fresh fruit, veggies and flowers.  Some of the local farms that were out last night were Dinner Bell Farms (selling garlic and flowers), Johnson Family Farms…
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Food Love Project You Pick Veggies

Nevada City's Food Love Project now offers You Pick Veggies every Tuesday afternoon (between 4:30 and 6:30).  Stop by the farm, located at 16200 Purdon Road, on the Burton Homestead, and learn where your veggies come from.  Farmer Amanda,…
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Mountain Bounty CSA

Today is the kick off day for the summer veggie share for Mountain Bounty Farm.  The hard working farmers are exciting to share another season full of amazing locally grown fruits and veggies.  To sign up for the veggie, fruit or flower share…
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Food Love Project Soup Night

If you have a child going to school in the Nevada City area,there's a chance you've heard of the Food Love Project.  If you haven't, here's your chance!  The Food Love Project is an educational farm that is a part of the Living Lands Agrarian…
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Sierra Seeds Co-op

Contributed by Amanda Thibodeau Now that spring is here, many folks in this area are starting to think about planting a garden.  Our climate in the foothills of the Sierras is a little challenging to work in, but luckily we have a host…
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Outside Inn Veggie Cart

The 2012 season for the Outside Inn's vegetable cart has come to an end, but we sure have enjoyed the constant stream of fabulous and amazing free fruits and veggies.  This blog post shares a few photos from this summer, click here for an…
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Soup Season

A warm bowl of soup on a cold evening is a great meal, especially when made with fresh ingredients grown by your local farmers.  Last night the Living Lands Agrarian Network hosted a soup night at the Stonehouse.  Three different varieties…
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Nevada County Growers Market

Head out to the Nevada County Growers Market this morning, located at the North Star House in Grass Valley.  The market is open Saturdays 8am till 12:30 till mid November.  Fruit, veggies and other goodies from Nevada County and nearby areas.…