On the scene with our community partners
BriarPatch sponsors events that build up our community
Nevada City Vegan Food & Wine Festival: BriarPatch cooking class teacher, Shauna Schultz, and a volunteer, participated at the first ever Vegan Food Festival at the Odd Fellows Lodge. They gave out educational material, as well as vegan wine lists. Photos by Zach Bruce.
SYRCL’s Wild for the Yuba: SYRCL’s annual benefit for the Yuba River at the North Star House included a BBQ dinner, live music and auctions. Photos from SYRCL.
Grilling at Outside Inn: BriarPatch and Outside Inn partnered up for a photo shoot at their campgrounds with some amazing grilling by Thomas Kimmich. Photos by Zach Bruce.
Movies Under the Pines: Kids and adults alike gathered to watch the “The Neverending Story” at the Fairgrounds. BriarPatch gave away tickets to the “Beetlejuice” showing as well as a snack pack to enjoy with the movie, to needy families through Interfaith Food Ministry. Photo from Nevada City Film Festival.
Dustin Thomas and Center for the Arts: Dustin Thomas gave a special performance on the BriarPatch patio before his large performance late that evening at the Center for the Arts. Photo by Zach Bruce.
Nevada City Farmer’s Market: Every Saturday from Father’s day to Thanksgiving, vendors and farmers come together to make this walkable market. BriarPatch hosts the Tasting Booth every other week, featuring recipes from our cooking class teachers and produce from local farmers Photo from Nevada City Farmer’s Market.
Yuba Village Building Convergence: BriarPatch was thrilled to be a sponsor of the first annual Building Convergence. There were workshops, place making events, hearth dinners, and keynote speakers. Photos from Yuba Village.
Nevada City Bicycle Classic: The 57th annual Nevada City Classic returned to the foothills on Father’s Day weekend, expanded over two days. BriarPatch was proud to be a sponsor.
Chamber of Commerce Spring Mixer at Food Love Farm: More than 100 guests toured the farm, Volunteers (Jacquie Weills, Lucetta Swift, Bella, and Jacquies grandchildren!) and the Chamber reps welcomed guests with big smiles. BriarPatch Food Co-op donated some produce for the delicious event. Photos from Sierra Harvest.