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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

  • 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…