The Ripe Choice Farm and Catering is located in Clearlake and is owned and managed by purpose-driven individuals, Mark and Chef Tammy Lipps. The professionally-trained chef has been working in this business industry for twenty years. Their main goal is to transform fresh, farm-grown, and locally sourced ingredients into extraordinarily delicious food. The Hands Up Lake County Business Competition 2020 opened many doors for Mark and Tammy Lipps of the Ripe Choice Farm and Catering. They received a cash prize amounting to $2,500 sponsored by The Lodge at Blue Lakes for winning the Best Business award in Lakeport.