Fruit of the Week: May 8th

Fruit of the Week:

Sweet Ann Strawberries
JW Farms, Watsonville, CA
The Sweet Anne is a fairly new variety, created in 2005 to grow in the coastal climates like Santa Cruz County. Sweet Anns are usually big, conically-shaped berries with excellent sweet old fashioned stawberry flavor and a semi firm flesh.

Fuji Apples
Cuyama, New Cuyama, CA
Fujis are a cross between Red Delicious and Ralls Janet, an heirloom apple dating back to Thomas Jefferson.  They are one of the sweetest variety apples around making them a household favorite.

Hass Avocados
Bravacado, San Diego, CA
Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens.

Tango Mandarins
Abounding Harvest Mountain Farm, Los Gatos, CA
The Tango is a newer variety tangerine created from budwood of Murcott mandarins which are prized for sweet and tangy flavor, deep orange color and easy to peel rind. The Tango holds all of the delightful characteristics of the Murcott but is virtually seedless.

Pixie Tangerines
Churchill Orchards, Ojai, CA
The tough skin of this late season tangerine gives way to a delightfully robust flavor.

…all varieties are subject to change…

Posted in Newsletter, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Recent Posts

  • Farm Focus: Meet Molly

    Molly joined the Frog Hollow CSA Team in May as the Customer Care & Fulfillment Coordinator who helps make sure CSA deliveries are running smoothly. She…

  • Recipe: Grilled Pluot and Cheese Skewers

    Serves 4
    Recipe from Real Simple

    Halloumi cheese is a firm Greek cheese, perfect for grilling with summer stone fruit!

    Ingredients:
    cup olive oil
    1/4 t…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: July 24th 2017

    This week’s fruit:
    Elegant Lady Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Elegant Lady peaches are well named with a beauti- ful balance of sweet and acid alon…

  • Recipe: Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines

    Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines
    Ingredients:

    2 chicken breasts
    10 cups baby arugula
    1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced into ribbons
    3-4 ne…

  • Farm Fucus: Our Wheat Is In!

    Our Wheat Is In!
     

    Rachel, our farm assistant, has been busy since her arrival in May researching how to handle processing the 16 acres of wheat we’v…