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Farm Focus: Meet Hoover Ranch

We are excited to introduce you to our new egg partner Hoover Ranch! Brothers-in-law Steve Hoover and Brent Miller started their certified organic pastured egg ranch about two years ago. The 600 acre ranch is located in Bethel Island, a

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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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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 eaten fresh or canned. This variety was developed by Luther Burbank in, you guessed

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Farm Focus: Carbon Sequestering

Global warming is a hot topic, both literally and figuratively. It is complex and impacts each one of us. Though complex, most climate scientists agree that human activity has caused certain gases, such as carbon, to be released into our

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Farm Focus: Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable can be defined as the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level. The imperative word in this definition is “maintain”. Sustainable agriculture must incorporate practices that look beyond the needs of today and into the future

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Recent Posts

  • 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…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: July 17, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Zee Lady Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Renowned horticulturist Floyd Zaiger is responsible for many of our favorite varieties, a…

  • Recipe: Pluot and Avocado Salad

    Pluot and Avocado Salad

    from Food 52

    Ingredients:

    2 medium ripe Avocados
    5 medium sized ripe pluots
    1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 small clove of ga…

  • Farm Focus: Meet Hoover Ranch

    We are excited to introduce you to our new egg partner Hoover Ranch! Brothers-in-law Steve Hoover and Brent Miller started their certified organic pastured…