LOCAL

FARM FRESH

At Stella, our focus is on fresh, wholesome and flavorful food. We are committed to supporting local farmers and producers.  We promote sustainable farming and fishing practices as well as environmental stewardship. In many ways, we are borrowing the best ideas of the past and by doing so, we hope to contribute to a healthier, more sustainable and equitable tomorrow.


Sierra Valley Farms is a 65-acre certified organic farm and nursery situated on the middle fork of the Feather River in the majestic Sierra Valley. The farm, located at 5,000 feet elevation in Beckwourth has one of the most unique growing climates in the West. The family farm is owned and operated by Gary Romano, and his dad Louis Romano. Sierra Valley Farms diverse operation includes growing and production of a wide range of cool-season vegetables and some fruits, micro greens, herbs, hops, and value-added condiments.


Tahoe Food Hub is a 501(c)-3, non-profit organization. Their mission is to galvanize our community to build a regional, sustainable and equitable food system. Tahoe Food Hub supports regenerative agriculture and addresses local food access challenges at a systems level by creating a local food system for the Lake Tahoe/Reno area. A local food system addresses the needs of diversified, family farms who are looking for fair market opportunities while increasing access to local food for our mountain community.