Resources We Love

Buy Fresh Buy Local, North Valley

BFBLNV is an agricultural marketing program for small and medium-sized growers in the tri-county region of Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties. Participating farm, restaurant, retail and other members receive access to the BFBLNV marketing material that they can use throughout different market channels to co-brand and distinguish their products as produced locally.

To view or download the Eater's Guide to Local Food released in June 2015, click here. To request hard copies, please give us a call or send us an email. 


is a private, non-profit corporation that works as the economic development planning and coordinating agency for the Tri-County region, composed of Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties and the nine member cities located therein.

Chabin Concepts

Chabin Concepts is a national network of economic development, site location, and marketing professionals experienced in all phases of urban and rural economic development.

Edible Shasta-Butte Magazine

Edible Shasta-Butte is a quarterly magazine that celebrates the abundance of food in Northern California’s central valley from Butte County north to the Oregon border. We honor local farmers, vintners, brewmasters, artisan food producers, chefs, and food-related businesses, as we tell their stories to promote living in a way that values what is local and seasonal. is a non-profit organization committed to expanding the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities.

Food Routes

Food Routes is dedicated to reintroducing Americans to their food – the seeds it grows from, the farmers who produce it, and the routes that carry it from the fields to our tables.

Golden State Farm Credit

Golden State Farm Credit is a borrower-owned lending cooperative for people involved in any aspect of agriculture.

Local Orbit

Software and business management services for the people who are building the New Food Economy, connecting buyers and sellers with shorter, transparent supply chains.

Morrison & Company

Morrison & Company was founded in 2002 to provide specialized consulting services including business planning, interim/outsource executive assistance, special business-related projects, and specialized grant writing for clients in the US and beyond.

National Good Food Network

The National Good Food Network is bringing together people from all parts of the rapidly emerging good food system – producers, buyers, distributors, advocates, investors and funders – to create a community dedicated to scaling up good food sourcing and access. 

Rabobank America

Rabobank, N.A. provides community development programs and resources in the areas of lending, investment and other services in California.

Slow Food ShastaCascade

Slow Food Shasta Cascade is a regional chapter of Slow Food USA. Founded in 2005, Slow Food Shasta Cascade will expand the North Valley (California) commitment to good, clean, fair food by reconnecting our community with the people, traditions, plants, animals, soil and waters that produce our food.

Studio 22

Nicole, owner and designer at Studio 22, understands the "not so glamorous." Her passion is agriculture, her medium is design. Trained on how to promote the ag world, and its products, we can give you a fresh-faced original design, or scratch the rust off the one you have.

United States Department of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service administers programs that facilitate the efficient, fair marketing of U.S. agricultural products, including food, fiber, and specialty crops.

Wallace Center

Wallace Center at Winrock International serves the growing community of civic, business, and philanthropic organizations involved in building a new Good Food system in the United States. 

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