Nevada Contacts

Nevada Grown

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



SNAP Info & Contacts

Program name/EBT Card Name: SNAP/Nevada Quest Card
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

Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More

3rd and Curry St Farmers Market, Nevada

Allie Vrtachnik June 28, 2018

Year Founded: 2008 Market Season: Saturdays, May- September (8:30 am- 1 pm) State: Nevada Mission Statement: To support our regions farms by connecting consumers directly to local food producers by: – strengthening urban-rural community bonds – educating the general public on the benefits of eating locally produced food – while also supporting our downtown and it’s businesses NFMW… Read More

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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

Little Shoppers are on a Mission at POP Club Farmers Markets

Liz Comiskey October 30, 2015

This fall, FMC and Chipotle Mexican Grill sponsored Power of Produce (POP) Club programming at 30 farmers markets nationwide and the impact was far-reaching. In September, farmers saw increased sales, and markets reported not experiencing the usual drop in attendance when the kids returned to school. “The kids come running up to the market table… Read More

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2013 Discover You Can Participants Announced

Liz Comiskey April 26, 2013

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2013 Discover You Can Learn Make Share℠ program. Thirty FMC member farmers market organizations have been selected by the Farmers Market Coalition and Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball® Brand Fresh Preserving Products, to take part in this summer’s canning education program. The selected 30 organizations… Read More