The Orion

Passport Weekend offers taste of Butte County

Passport Weekend offers taste of Butte County

Christina Saschin

October 5, 2014

The Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend, which is in its ninth year, allows locals and tourists to visit 29 locations to taste the food, wine and beer of Butte County. The event occurs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $25 if purchased in advance and $30 the day of the event. The ...

Farmers revive land from dry spell

Christine Lee

January 20, 2014

University Farm students and staff are combating the drought this season by digging up the farm’s groundwater earlier than expected to replenish the land.January typically brings in three inches of rain, however, the statewide average precipitation this year was just 0.10 inches, according to th...

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