A dozen Indian Valley residents braved inclement climate to listen to what John Steffanic of Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds needed to share concerning the the subject of showcasing Indian Valley as an “Innovation Hub” on the truthful this 12 months.
The concept was to brainstorm doable concepts to showcase issues made, raised, or grown in Indian Valley. Steffanic burdened the necessity to have occasions and get extra individuals to go to Plumas County. He used the now defunct Operating with the Bears marathon qualifier occasion for example of an occasion that introduced individuals to the county.
Most of these assembled may listing out a couple of issues that make Indian Valley a particular place to reside and what’s nonetheless left right here: clear air and water, lumber, filth, pine needles. Most assembled had been older and retired however all involved about the way forward for enterprise in Indian Valley.
All concepts for the innovation hub ought to observe the truthful’s idea of celebrating and selling issues made, grown, or raised in Indian Valley. Some concepts for market and enterprise had been Indian Valley growers taking part within the farmer’s market in Chico, a freeze-dried produce facility, embracing Maidu historical past and merchandise made historically by Maidu (baskets, and so on.), wooden merchandise, hashish, small dimensional lumber merchandise, willow, brewing, rising hops, meat processing, agri-tourism, mineral and rock tourism, festivals, and experiences.
None of those concepts can come to fruition with out Indian Valley residents being closely concerned within the course of.
There will probably be one other assembly concerning the Innovation Hub on April 30.
On the opposite facet of Greenville Excessive Faculty within the health club, 10 Indian Valley residents met with representatives from state Senator Brian Dahle and Assemblywoman Megan Dahle’s places of work places of work concerning the California Honest Plan—the state insurance coverage accessible to California residents if no different insurance coverage will carry a home-owner in a fire-prone space. Residents walked away from that one with a greater understanding of choices if they’re dropped by their present insurance coverage corporations.