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G A R D E N I N G / A G R I C U L T U R E N E V A D A C O U N T Y L I V I N G A HOME SERVICES AND RELOCATION DIRECTORY NEVADA COUNTY RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT (NCRCD): Was founded in 1944 to assist landowners and land managers in improving their land. It has a free Advisory Visit Program which provides technical services, assessments and information on natural resource manage- ment on your property. NCRCD also offers conservation seminars and workshops, lends hand tools to landowners and participates in programs for local school children. Information/Seminars: ncrcd.org NEVADA COUNTY FARM BUREAU: This is an organization where those inter- ested in farming and ranching have the opportunity to stay informed and have a voice in managing the county’s important agricultural resources. Membership is not just for farmers and Information / Seminars / Events ranchers. The Farm Bureau is a family-orient- ed organization open to everyone. It is part of the California Farm Bureau Federation and provides a wide range of services, as well as scholarships. Information: nevadacountyfarmbureau.com NEVADA COUNTY GROWN: This non-prof- it was formed as a marketing organization to promote farmers and ranchers, as well as educate the public about the importance of agriculture in Nevada County. Publishes The Farm Guide which helps the public find local agricultural products. This annual guide is available at area chambers of commerce and on the organization’s website. A current project is the Nevada County Food Hub designed to provide a link be- tween producers and large-scale buyers such as restaurants, stores and schools. It will also increase the public’s access to fresh, locally grown food and help expand agriculture in the county. Information/Events: nevadacountygrown.org SUSTAINABLE FOOD & FARM CONFERENCE: An annual two-day event held in January organized by farmers for farmers and the community they serve. The conference brings together a diverse panel of speakers, farming related businesses and organiza- tions. There are lectures, workshops, and a food and farming expo. Information: FoodFarmConference.com COMPETITIVE PRICING • BULK ORDER DISCOUNTS We Carry a Large Selection of Organic Soils & Nutrients Fresh Brewed Organic Compost Tea Lighting Systems & Hydrogardening Supplies anythinggreenhydroponics.com s ad and Mention/bring in thi ns receive 5 gallo of compost tea FREE 17551 Penn Valley Drive • Penn Valley • 530-432-4733 One Stop Shop For Water Needs ! • Well Drilling & Deepening • Pump Sales & Service • Water Filtration Sales & Service • Water Production Testing • Holding Tank Sales & Installation • Solar Pumps 34 Years FREE onsite estimates for well drilling and new pump/holding tank systems . 530.273.8136 144 NE VADA COUNTY GO L D www.petersdrilling.com SCL #456136