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California Foodways is a series by independent producer Lisa Morehouse. She's traveling county by county reporting on people and places at the intersection of food, culture, history and economy. Follow the series on Facebook and Twitter @cafoodways. Funded in part by Cal Humanities.

fruits and nuts, including oranges and olives, are seen on paper plates at a celebration in 2020, before the pandemic

'We Just Have Faith': Gold Country Jewish Community Strives to Connect Through COVID

Our Favorite Stories from California Foodways

A person holds a painter's pole and GoPro camera connected to his phone to check for nests and eggs in a barn owl box. Behind this person, there are files covered in vineyards.

Owls, Swallows and Bluebirds: The Secret Allies of Farmers

How the Coronavirus Impacts a Food Bank in Remote Northern California

Home Baked: How Pot Brownies Brought Some Relief During the AIDS Epidemic

Legalizing Cannabis Has Unexpected Impact on Food and Farming in Humboldt

Trans Man Finds – and Creates – Refuge in His Family's Small-Town Cafe

A Humble Burger Helped Fuel the Building of Shasta Dam and Shaped a Community in Redding

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