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    • GARDENING. EVENTS. TRAVEL. SHOPPING. MEET YOUR MAKERS.

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Bonnie and Ken Chapman

Bonnie and Ken Chapman are partners in many of life's great endeavors including marriage, raising two children, global travel adventures and writing for Edible Shasta-Butte. Both are avid trail runners and you can find them enjoying Upper Bidwell Park or wherever the trails take them.

Bonnie and Ken Chapman

THE CALL TO CAULIFLOWER

Where did the head of cauliflower grow up? Cauli-fornia!

Actually, that is no joke; in fact, 90 percent of America’s cauliflower is grown in California, and considering the vegetable’s recent climb to veggie super-stardom, this bodes well for farmers. This former wallflower of the vegetable aisle has morphed its way … Read More

A ROUND OF RESILIENCE

In the months since the Camp Fire, folks at Bulldog Brewery’s growler nights have gathered to drink Resilience beer and share stories.

Hope, help, and hops, sold one beer at a time, benefit fire survivors

Sierra Nevada Brewery has been called the flagship of American craft breweries and for good … Read More

Order Up, Chico!

Photo by Michaela Warthen

Freshly Made Dinner at your Doorstep

Is the battle for a fresh healthy dinner feeling impossible to win? Many eaters have discovered the convenience of shopping online for their meals—and Chico residents needn’t resort to the national meal delivery services. Four Chico companies provide a variety … Read More

Perspire, Pickle, and Persevere

Sixty-five years have passed since the Moss family moved to the property that has become TJ Farms in Chico. They’ve farmed crops of alfalfa, walnuts, almonds, kiwi, and a variety of vegetables, including pumpkins. The farm’s pumpkin patch has lured Chico families to TJ Farms each October for decades and Read More

Food for the Soul

On a quiet, tucked away block in downtown Chico, an unassuming building houses a safe haven for homeless youth in our town. Like me, most never notice the 6th Street Center for Youth between Main and Broadway. Unlike me, chef and restaurant owner Ann Leon, of Leon Bistro, had Read More