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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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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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Living Wild

Alicia Funk and Karin Kaufman's book Living Wild, has recently been released with an expanded selection of native plants.  The eco-friendly book showcases gardening, cooking and medicinial uses for native plants throughout the Sierra Nevadas…
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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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Fall Planting, garlic giveaway

Fall planting time, for some inspiration, information and lots of choices I stopped by Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply in Grass Valley.  Carolyn Singer recently taught a workshop on Fall Planting, if you missed her class click here…
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Riverhill Farm

Riverhill Farm in Nevada City.  Fruit and vegetables available at the Nevada City Farmers Market, the Riverhill Farmstand and at BriarPatch Co-op.  I had a lot of fun checking out the farm, the sunflowers truly caught my eye, for a few…
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Outside Inn Veggie Cart

The Outside Inn's veggie cart has made its 2102 season debut, for those of you who have been wondering when it would reappear.  The original antique cart didn't weather the winter and we've been trying to come up with an alternative option…
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Food Love Project

Food Love Project is part of Living Lands Agrarian Network and set up on the Burton Homestead in partnership with the Bear Yuba Land Trust.  I stopped by to say hi and ended up helping harvest the last of snap peas and went home with an arm…
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Nevada County Farm Bureau Tour

Every year the Nevada County Farm Bureau organizes a tour to showcase some of the local agriculture in our community.  This year the tour included Forster Herb Garden, Cone & Hill Christmas Tree Farm and Naggiar Vineyards and special guest…
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Farmer’s Markets

Summer is here and it's time to start enjoying some of our local farmer's bounty.  The Nevada City Farmers Market starts on Saturday, June 16th, 8:30-12:30 in downtown Nevada City.  In addition to fruit and veggies you can also grab a bite…
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Soroptimist Garden Tour 2012

This year's Soroptimist International Garden Tour was a amazing collection of special outdoor spaces through out Nevada County.  The gardens ranged from natural no watering flower beds to beautifully manicured lawns and bushes that have matured…
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Soroptimist Garden Tour plus giveaway

The Soroptimist Garden Tour will be taking place this coming weekend (May 19th and 20th) throughout Nevada County, for a map click here.  Take a tour of some amazing gardens either Saturday or Sunday between 10am and 4pm and help support the…
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Spring at Ananda

Today's post is brought to you by local photographer G Aronow Photography, many thanks to Georgette for these beautiful photographs and write up.  This weekend and possibly next, Ananda is having their Spring celebration at the Crystal…
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Spring Flowers at the Outside Inn

Spring is in bloom at the Outside Inn, all of these beautiful flowers were found around the property, come on by and smell the flowers. © 2012 InnSide Nevada City
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Living Lands Soup Night

Living Lands Agraian Network hosted a soup night tonight at the Stonehouse for a fundraiser for the Food Love Project.  A fabulous event for a rainy winter night, full of delicious soup and bread, local wine and good friends.  Special thanks…
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Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply

Want to learn how to make cheese?  Prune trees?  Buy a wine making kit?  Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply in Grass Valley offers organic seeds, supplies, classes and more.  Check out their comprehensive website groworganic.com for…
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Gift Guide for the Gardener

Welcome to week five of the Outside Inn's local gift giving guide, this week we're focusing on ideas for the person on your shopping list who loves to garden.  There are a number of great nurseries in the Nevada City and Grass Valley area.…
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Nevada City Farmers Market

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning in Nevada City?  Stop by the Nevada City Farmers Market, open from 8:30am to 12:30 mid June through mid November.  Fresh veggies from Mountain Bounty Farm, Dinner Bell Farms, Riverhill…
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Mountain Bounty CSA

Nevada County has a rich diversity in local farms, Nevada County Grow offers a complete Farm Guide online.  I figured I'd start my farm tour with Mountain Bounty Farm, as the Outside Inn has been the CSA Nevada City pick up location for the…
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Soroptimist Garden Show

This past weekend was the 18th annual Garden Tour of Nevada County, presented by the Soroptimist International Society of the Sierra Foothills.  It is always a treat to be able to visit amazing private spaces throughout the county.  The…