Lisa Morehouse

Lisa Morehouse appears in the following:

In California, A Treasure Hunt For Gold Rush-Era Fruit And Nut Trees

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The search is on for heirloom varieties planted at homesteads and coach stops in the late 1800s. The resilient trees, still productive despite long neglect, could prove valuable at a time of drought.


Native American Tribe Bets On Olive Oil

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Once impoverished, California's Yocha Dehe tribe found success with a casino complex. Now the tribe is using its newfound wealth to grow, bottle and sell premium olive oil.


At This Sandwich Shop, A Vietnamese Pop Star Serves Up Banh Mi

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Lynda Trang Dai, known as the "Vietnamese Madonna," performs around the world. Back home in California, she's got a different starring role: she's the only one to whip up her sandwiches' secret sauce.


Grapes Of Wrath: The Forgotten Filipinos Who Led A Farmworker Revolution

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Cesar Chavez inspired the world; Larry Itliong inspired Cesar Chavez. In 1965, the Filipino laborer led California grape pickers on a strike that would spark the modern farmworker movement.


The Chinese-Mexican Cuisine Born Of U.S. Prejudice

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Fried yellow chilis. Baja-style fish. Not the typical Chinese restaurant fare, unless you're near the U.S.-Mexico border. The reasons why go back to an 1882 law enacted to keep Chinese out of the U.S.


Lunch, Not Landfill: Nonprofit Rescues Produce Rejected At U.S. Border

Friday, April 10, 2015

Each year, millions of pounds of Mexican produce are rejected just past the border even though it's tasty and edible. Instead of the landfill, it's now going to needy families across the U.S.


These Vintner Monks Turn Wilderness Into The Divine Gift Of Wine

Thursday, April 09, 2015

In a part of Northern California better known for cattle ranches than grapes, the monks of New Clairvaux abbey are cultivating the art of winemaking. The hard work feeds the spirit and the coffers.


A Pop-Up Cafe Caters To Hikers Along The Pacific Crest Trail

Sunday, December 07, 2014

The 2,650-mile trail is grueling. But for a few weekends each season, hikers on the stretch near California's Sonora Pass encounter a hiker's dream: fresh fruit, cakes and other goodies for the weary.


For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Leaburn Alexander works two jobs and has a monstrous commute. There's no wiggle room in his budget to pay a health insurance premium โ€” and no time even to meet with an enrollment counselor.


Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee's Future

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

California's coffee crop is new and small, but farmers are optimistic about its potential. Scientists hope that by growing coffee here they can learn more about how to help the crop resist disease.


Prison Dairy Gives Inmates Job Skills โ€” And A Sense Of Purpose

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

California's high-security Corcoran prison is home to a dairy that provides milk to almost every prison in the state system. For inmates who staff it, it's more than a job: It's a refuge and a future.