6 Acres acres in Beckwourth
50 miles to market
33 miles as the crow flies
Great Basin Community Food Co-Op
Sierra Valley Farms
Sierra Valley Farms is a 65 acre certified organic vegetable farm since 2000. Located in Plumas County, Beckwourth, California 50 minutes away from Reno, Nevada. Gary Romano, owner and farmer is a third generation farmer and Sierra Valley Farms is proud to grow organic cool season vegetables, hops, horseradish along with hosting summer agritourism events on the farm such as an on-farm certified farmers market and farm-to-fork barn dinners with prominent chefs from the Reno/Tahoe Area. Please feel free to visit our website for our activities and crops.
Gary Romano currently has two published farming books about the life of a small farmer (Why I Farm: Risking it All For a Life on the Land); and a high elevation gardening book (July & Winter: Growing Food in the Sierra), both available from the Co-op.