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Blog posts and other snippets relating to our CSA community.

Farm Focus: Stone Fruit 101

Well, stone fruit season is finally here and we thought it would be fun to share some info about what stone fruit are and how to take care of them! What is a stone fruit? Stone fruit, also known as

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Farm Focus: Switching Gears for Stone Fruit Season

The last few weeks there has been a palpable change on the farm as we switch gears for summer stone fruit season. You can feel the excitement in groups of people huddled around the box of the first cherries coming

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Farm Focus: Tomatoes!

While most of the farm is busy ramping up for stone fruit, the veggie farmers have been spending the last few weeks transplanting all 1100 tomato plants out into the field. We started a couple months ago with tomato seeds

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Fruit & News of the Week: May 15, 2017

This week’s fruit: Brooks Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Brooks Cherries are the total package. Beautiful deep red color, perfect tart/sweet balance & great texture! Fuji Apples Cuyama, New Cuyama, CA Fujis are a cross between Red Delicious and

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Farm Focus: Meet Estaban Martinez from JW Farm!

When I asked Estaban how long he’d been farming, his reply was “all my life”. His father came to the US from Jalisco, Mexico. In Mexico his father worked for Riverside Farm which grew produce for import to the United

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Recent Posts

  • Frog Hollow Farm Apricot and Carrot Soup

    This soup can be served chilled or warm (use chives for garnish if serving cold)

    from Mario Hernandez of The Order of The Fat Tongue

    Ingredients:
    6 apr…

  • Farm Focus: Stone Fruit 101

    Well, stone fruit season is finally here and we thought it would be fun to share some info about what stone fruit are and how to take care of them!

    What is a…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: June 19 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Santa Rosa Plums
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Santa Rose plums are famous for their beautiful dark skin, yellow flesh and are delicious…

  • Recipe: Crumb Topping for Pies & Crisps

    Crumb Topping
    This topping can be used all summer for
    fruit crisps and pies. It works very well with
    gluten free flours, too!
    from Martha Stewart
    Ingredien…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: June 12th 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Stella Cherries
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Stella cherries are dark almost to the point of being black and slightly smaller than the…