UC Davis digital project makes case for rural way of life

Read about a new rural community media project, in the spirit and tradition of Saving The Sierra!   This project is done through the new

Obama's Agenda for Rural America

From the new website: "Rural communities face numerous challenges but also economic opportunities unlike anything we have witnessed in modern history. President Obama and

Mule Powered Farming for Small Farm Progress Days

To celebrate Small Farm Progress Days going on right now in the northern Sierra, we bring you the story of a Sierra farmer who saves


  Am I the only one nostalgic for $4.50 a gallon gas? Kind of feels like it, but by instinct I’m a contrarian about enough in

Vote with Your Fork and other agricultural truffles

I have just discovered a delightful website chronicling the growing agricultural revival. The website is based on telling stories about young farmers through film. They

Op Ed: State's Water System at Breaking Point

Community Voices from The Bakersfield Californian | Sunday, Jul 13 2008 California and Kern County is a brilliantly designed painting. From the farmlands in the

Conservation/Media Panel at Sierra College Identifies Key Issues to Sierra Future

Earlier this month, Saving The Sierra was invited to address "The Future of the Sierra Nevada" at the spring lecture series on this magnificent mountain

A New Way of Farming – Utilizing Symbiotic Relationships

For a while my wife and I were living on Table Mountain in Oroville.  We were commuting to Chico State for school.  After leaving my

Publication tells stories of California conservation heroes

Everyday Heroes Protect the Air We Breathe, the Water We Drink, and the Natural Areas We Prize The law which gives ordinary people the ability

Holiday on the farm

I just returned from spending the holidays at my grandfather's place, a little gentleman's farm in Maryland. He is selling his place to a developer,

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