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On November 19th at noon The Redwood Unit of the Backcountry Horsemen of California will kick off the holiday season with their annual Cowboy Canned Food Convoy. The horses and their riders will parade through Old Town Eureka and pack their saddlebags with food donations to deliver to Food for People. They will be making stops to pick up canned food items at Sailor’s Grave Tattoo, Chapala Cafe, Good Relations, Humboldt Herbals, Booklegger, Ramone’s Bakery and Cafe, Ecocann Dispensary, Old Town Coffee & Chocolates, Eureka Books, Belle Starr, and Los Bagels. The riders will be joined by Cub Scout Pack 4047 out to Fortuna who will help collect donations along the way.

Please join us at 12pm on Saturday, November 19th in the parking lot at the foot of D St. to see The Redwood Unit of the Backcountry Horsemen of California kick off Food for People’s Hunger Fighter Challenge! The Hunger Fighter Challenge is a collaborative effort between local businesses, clubs, and groups to collect donations of food and fund to help feed the community during the holidays. The Redwood Unit will be the first Hunger Fighter team to have its donation weighed in—officially kicking off the Holiday Food & Fund Drive. For more information on becoming a Hunger Fighter Team visit