Southern Nevada comprises the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas as well as Clark County. While the area is well known for its gaming, there are substantial efforts underway to make Southern Nevada a national leader in sustainability.Read More
With approximately 2,113 square feet of vegetable, fruit and herb growing space, and an estimated yearly harvest of over 10,000 pounds of produce, the Richard & Malena Ruffin Organic Garden is the largest school garden in the Las Vegas valley.Read More
Food grows in unlikely places — sometimes in the middle of a desert.
Nevada had 4,137 farms and ranches in 2012, 1,000 more than in 2007. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture counted 4,200. Most are in the north, but 792 were in Southern Nevada.Read More
A recipient of the 2014 Southern Nevada Landscape Award, the Jacob Sportsman Memorial Garden at John S. Park Elementary School is maintained by the school's Organic Gardening Club.Read More