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Organic Vegetable Project expands

Organic Vegetable Project expands

Yessenia Funes

February 3, 2014


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With three acres of land, the University Farm's Organic Vegetable Project has the space needed to grow different crops one after the other to keep the soil healthy–otherwise known as crop rotation. The farm grew hybrid sorghum sudan, a summer grass that suppresses weeds, this past summer and winter squash last semeste...

University Farm starts organic market

University Farm starts organic market

Yessenia Funes

January 26, 2014


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The University Farm will host a Friday market Jan. 31 as part of its Organic Vegetable Project.The Organic Vegetable Project is a collaboration between campus and community members dedicated to growing and selling organic produce, according to the project's website.The market is a natural fit because stude...

University Farm begins Friday organic market

University Farm begins Friday organic market

Yessenia Funes

January 25, 2014


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The University Farm will begin a Friday market on Jan. 31 as part of its Organic Vegetable Project.The Organic Vegetable Project is a collaboration between campus and community members dedicated to growing and selling organic produce, according to the project's website. The market is a natural fit b...

Guests sample university farm

Guests sample university farm

Mozes Zarate

October 15, 2013


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Hungry patrons sampled pulled pork sandwiches, assorted cheeses and other organic appetizers at Chico State’s University Farm this weekend as part of an annual taste tour across rural Butte County. The farm was one of 30 stops for visitors traveling along the Sierra Oro Farm Trail, a two-day exhibit...

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