Desert Farming Initiative

Desert Farming Initiative

University of Nevada, Reno
General Agricultural Practices (GAP)
The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Desert Farming Initiative is GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) Certified by the USDA. To find farms GAP certified near you or to view our certification, visit the USDA Audit Programs...
Projects
Completed (and almost completed) Projects Cucumbers in Hoop Houses In cooperation with the Specialty Crop Institute, the Desert Farming Initiative performed cucumber trials in a hoop house during the 2014 spring and summer season. We trialed two types...
Farm Stand
Since April 2016, we've had our very own Farm Stand at the University of Nevada, Reno Main Station. In 2017 we launched an online farm stand where folks can customize their own farm boxes for pick...

News from the Farm

2nd Annual Farm to Fork Dinner Announced!
2nd Annual Farm to Fork Dinner Announced!
You're Invited! Farm to Fork Dinner Saturday, September 23, 2017, 5-8 pm at the Desert Farming Initiative 920 Valley Road, Reno Enjoy an elegant dinner...
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DFI Produce Goes Digital
DFI Produce Goes Digital
                We are constantly testing ways to make farm products more accessible to the surrounding community. With so many...
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Thank You!
Thank You!
Thank you to everyone that attended the 2016 Farm to Table Dinner! Despite the rain, it was a huge success and we will plan on...
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Contact

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Physical Address:
University of Nevada, Reno Desert Farming Initiative
920 Valley Road
Reno, NV 89512

Mailing Address:
University of Nevada, Reno Desert Farming Initiative
1664  N. Virginia, Mailstop 221
Reno, NV 89557

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