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Are there actually any walnuts in Walnut Creek?

Laura Wenus
A walnut tree in Walnut Creek

One KALW listener was curious to know, does Walnut Creek actually have any walnuts there? As it turns out, walnuts were a very important crop to the area for years. 

KALW's Laura Wenus traveled there to learn more about the walnut's local history. 

This question came to KALW through Hey Area, a crowdsourced, collaborative reporting project. Got a question for Hey Area? Ask it below.