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Explore the Sierra Oro trail

By From page B5 | October 11, 2013

Perfect for foodies, wine and beer enthusiasts and travelers looking for a weekend getaway or a chance to explore an off-the-beaten trail, tickets are on sale now for the eighth annual Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13 .

This annual agri-tourism adventure showcases 30 participating wineries and specialty farms throughout Butte County and provides trail goers with a once-a-year chance to savor the amazing farm-fresh bounty.

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on  Saturday and Sunday, tour the scenic agricultural trails of Butte County, taste local fare including artisan olive oil, grass-fed meats, specialty nuts and toast with award-winning wines. Every stop along the trail is guaranteed to be open.

New stops in 2013 include Dog Creek Cellars in Durham and TJ Farms in Chico. View all participating farms and wineries and even pre-plan you route with Google Maps.

Passports cost $25 per person and include a 2013 map and free commemorative wine glass. Passports cost $30 per person the day of the event and are at the Chico, Paradise, Gridley, Oroville chambers of commerce; and Butte County Tri Counties Bank locations.

All proceeds benefit the Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association to further develop agri-tourism in Butte County.

For more information visit sierraoro.org, e-mail [email protected] or call 530-891-5556.

Sierra Oro Farm Trail

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