The meeting was the result of several months of hard work by the Co-op Produce department. After consulting with other Northern California cooperatives, our team realized what needed to be done to improve our already excellent local produce program: we needed to bring together as many organic and sustainable area farmers as possible under one roof and plan the agricultural year together.Read More
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The Co-op strives to support local farmers and businesses whenever possible, however, we will never compromise our dedication to ensuring that you find only the highest quality products on our shelves. We will always go the extra mile to make sure that you have the finest selection in Chico.Read More
We define “Local” as grown within the greater Butte County area in a radius of 150 miles. However, the majority of our local farmers and growers are located the in a 50 mile radius with many being within 10 miles of ChicoRead More
Many of us that frequent our local food co-ops and local farmer’s markets are aware of our troubled industrial food system that exists today. What can we do as an individual, and how can we educate our family and friends that Being Local is the way to go? I’ve given a few ideas and ways to think about being local that may help others embrace the local movement.Read More
Llano Seco is transitioning their herd away from being USDA certified organic. While we at the Co-op obviously strive to carry as many organic products as possible, we understand the reasons why Llano Seco have made their decision, and will continue carrying their products.Read More