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    The Rawbar reinvented: classy and oceanic

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    Chico State’s annual Time Capsule Ceremony to take place on April 23

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Rodolfo Martinez, owner of RM Farms, holds his blackberries and strawberries at the Chicos Thursday night market. Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon

Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Yaritza Ayon // September 11, 2018

If you’re new to Chico or just want to know the town in a nutshell, the Thursday night market is the place to go. Located on Broadway St. between 2nd and 5th St., the market gives off a real feel...

Almond blooms at University Farm. Photo courtesy Samuel Monteon

Chico celebrates National Agriculture Week

Austin Redfern // March 16, 2015
Chico State will promote agriculture awareness to local students while on spring break.
Max Valentine and Hayden Senter, both art majors, making prints for the Thursday Night Market attendees. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Market showcases artistic offerings

Sarah Scharf // April 20, 2014
School and community arts groups showcased all that Chico has to offer at Thursday Night Market.
Fate of farmers market pending

Fate of farmer’s market pending

Christine Lee // April 8, 2014
Supporters of downtown Chico's Saturday farmer's market are collecting signatures to allow for keeping the market for another six years.

Thursday Night Market returns to downtown Chico

April 4, 2014
People love the fruits, vegetables and environment. Chico State students talk about what they appreciate most about the Thursday Night Market.
Kurt Albrecht, co-owner of Chaffin Family Orchards, inspects a dietary mineral supplement used by his herd. This group of about 40 Angus cattle will have to be moved to another side of the property soon to prevent overgrazing.Photo credit: Nicholas Carr

Ranchers sell animals to survive drought

Yessenia Funes // February 18, 2014
Grass-fed animals need grass to eat, but the drought has dried the land, which is causing problems for farmers and could impact consumers.
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