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Sierra Oro Farm Trail celebrates October harvest with mobile ‘Farm & Wine Pass’

Sierra Oro Farm Trail celebrates October harvest with mobile ‘Farm & Wine Pass’

Sophia Pearson, A&E Editor // October 7, 2021

The Sierra Oro Farm Trail will hold a month-long event in October focused on the farms and wineries of Butte County. Pass holders will have access to 31 different farms and vineyards with special activities...

Orchards expanded far within the farm. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Growing new crops after the Camp Fire

Angelina Mendez // November 6, 2019

Chico State departments and students have teamed up with Chico residents to begin regrowing crops and participate in the regenerative process, following the Camp Fire. After being named after Camp Creek...

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Photo of the day

Olyvia Simpson // October 28, 2018

Aryanna Guitron feeds leaves to a friendly goat at TJ Farms Estates. Guitron went with friends from the group Christian Challenge to pick out a pumpkin for Halloween.

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...

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