Hosted the 3rd Saturday in April each year, the California Nut Festival works to connect consumers and farmers, cultivate an understanding of nut production in California and how California nuts fit into a healthy lifestyle. Proceeds are dedicated to the development of the Patrick Ranch Museum to preserve and interpret the agricultural history of the Sacramento Valley.
The mission of the Chico Cioppino Feed is to is to annually raise significant funds for causes that are responsible and positively effective in their mission and our community. Each year, a local charity is selected to receive a portion of the proceeds and help with the event. Monies are raised through a Cioppino Feed Luncheon and Auction.
Common Threads North recognizes outstanding women in Agriculture in the following California counties:
Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Solano, Stanislaus, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba.
The Farm City Celebration connects the urban neighbors to the rural community around them through a week of events. It features Kids Day at the CSU, Chico Farm, an Agribusiness Bus Tour, and Harvest Festival . These extremely popular events sell out each year and are community favorites.
The Friends of Agriculture was originally formed to support the Chico High School FFA program from potential budget cuts. They have now grown to support ag education in all of Butte County. The group raises funds through an annual dinner.
Glenn County Fair Foundation
A bridge between the community and fairgrounds, to preserve and maintain our Glenn County event center
The first interactive exhibit and museum of its kind, the Honeybee Discovery Center will teach the importance of pollinators, including bees, especially honey bees, in our environment—share the history of beekeeping, a stewardship of our environment and offer a pollinator garden.
The Sierra Oro Farm Trail supports local agriculture through the Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend the second weekend of October. The event allows local farms and wineries to open up to the public and showcase their products and increase agriculture awareness and education.
The Silver Dollar Fair Foundation's mission is to preserve and enrich the heritage of the Silver Dollar Fair and showcase agricultural industries to the community. It will offer support to the 4-H and FFA programs, create agricultural education opportunities, promote public awareness and support for on-going projects sponsored by the Silver Dollar Fair in maintaining and improving the current facility to further service the needs of the community.
For more information, visit the Silver Dollar Fair Foundation Website.