About Nevada City and the Sierra Foothills
Nestled in the Sierra Foothills region, and conveniently located one hour away from Sacramento and just 25 minutes from the I-80 corridor -- Nevada County is quickly emerging as an important region in the regulated cannabis industry in California.
Nevada County approved a full cultivation ordinance and permitting process, effectively allowing hundreds of cultivators to participate in the regulated market.
Known for its rich- mineral soils and an environment free of mold and pathogen producing coastal sprays, Nevada County’s unique network of microclimates has allowed cultivators for decades to produce a variety of strains whose phenotypes have been able to express themselves fully in such ideal weather and soil conditions.
Nevada City, the county seat, led the charge in cannabis-friendly policy in June of 2017 and voted to implement a cannabis business ordinance, allowing the following license types to operate in green zones throughout the city:
Close to the means of production and to major transportation arteries such as I-80 and I-5, Nevada City is poised to become an important hub of activity for the Northern California cannabis industry.
In addition, Nevada City boasts some of the lowest tax rates in the state: