The Bounty of Butte County

Butte County’s deep agricultural roots reach back to the earliest innovations in California farming, from one of the founding fathers of modern California agriculture to the mother of the modern olive oil industry. Today, large and small farms carry on the legacy of quality and innovation that has existed in Butte County for more than 100 years, producing some of the state’s best olive oils, fruit, rice and nuts — and opening their doors for visitors to taste and experience Butte County agriculture.

What's Fresh: Butte County Farmers Markets

From olive oil to pistachios and peaches to kiwi, you’ll find a wide variety of the freshest California fruits and vegetables at farmers markets throughout the county.

In Season: Farm-to-Table Meals at Grana

At Grana in Downtown Chico, chef and owner Jeff King creates dishes made with the freshest seasonal produce Butte County has to offer for a delicious Northern CA farm-to-fork dining experience.

Sierra Oro Farm Trail

Enjoy the best of the farm-to-fork and straight-from-the-vine food in Butte County during the annual Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend on Oct. 12-13, 2019.

An e-Passport opens the doors to a food and wine extravaganza where local specialty farms and wineries host visitors and celebrate agriculture. Some of the highlights include tasty artisan olive oils, specialty nuts and award-winning wines and the opportunity to meet the local farmers and winemakers. Participants can set their own pace as they explore a variety of more than 30 farms and wineries along the trail.

Check out some of this year's participants and get ready for a delightfully delicious weekend!


Enjoy a food & wine getaway to beautiful Butte County without ever leaving your home with a Sierra Oro Farm Trail tasting box delivered right to your door, ft. the region's favorite farms & wineries

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