Nevada Contacts

Nevada Grown

Ann Louhela, Executive Director
PO Box 2108
Sparks, NV 89432
Phone: (775) 351-2551



SNAP Info & Contacts

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Current contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

Ann Louhela, Executive Director
Nevada Grown
(775) 250-1339

Nevada Ag Department


Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Donnell Barton, SFMNP State Director

Phone: (775) 353-3758



Otto Lynn, SFMNP Coordinator

Phone: (775) 353-3668

Nevada News/Case Studies

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Sierra Nevada Lavender & Honey Festival

Allie Vrtachnik May 11, 2018

“This ‘scent-sational’ event is back for its 2nd year and will feature all things lavender and honey along with arts and crafts, food, demonstrations, live music, entertainment, interactive free kidz zone along with free train rides. This event is free for all ages to enjoy so make a plan to share a beautiful day with… Read More

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Nevada mobile farmers market to make its way to Henderson

Allie Vrtachnik February 9, 2018

The Las Vegas Sun reports: “Dignity Health awarded a $99,500 community grant to bring Veggie Buck Truck, a mobile farmers market, to Henderson. The city, Three Square Food Bank, Southern Nevada Health District and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension are teaming up to help get residents to the garden. The Veggie Buck Truck will… Read More

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2018 Nevada Small Farm Conference: Feb. 2nd

Allie Vrtachnik January 11, 2018

Nevada’s farmers and supporters are all welcome at the 2018 Nevada Small Farm Conference. Held at Nuggets Casino Resort, the conference is 2 days of education, built around 3 workshops and 15 sessions. Visit the conference website for schedule details and registration. Read More

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“Farmers Market” Defined

Alex Canepa November 2, 2017

The federal government, along with many states and commonwealths define “farmers market” in statute or code. These definitions determine eligibility for participation in programs including the WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs as well as state-administered farmers market certification programs. In the interest of consumer protection, lawmakers in multiple states have also explicitly prohibited… Read More

Nevada Grown: A Year in Local Food 

Alex Canepa October 2, 2017

Nevada Grown: A Year in Local Food brings together 150 recipes from farmers, ranchers, professional chefs, and home chefs. Featuring produce as diverse as kohlrabi, sorrel, and kale, each vibrant and fresh recipe highlights food grown in Nevada. Read More