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Spotlight: Straus Family Creamery

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After both fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe, Bill and Ellen Straus started their dairy farm in the 1940’s. They only started with a few cows, naming them after their friends and family. All four of their children were raised on their farm.  By the time they reached adulthood, the California dairy industry was in transition, and a different, much larger, industrial type of dairy farm had begun to spread itself on the land. By the 1970s, the typical landscape of small family dairy farming in Northern California had shifted dramatically. After their son Albert graduated from California Polytechnic State University in the...

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