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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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Recipe: Apricot Upside-Down Cake

Recipe by Lan, Mother of our wonderful member Duyen Kauffman Ingredients: 2 Tbs. almond paste 10 apricots or apriums, halved 3/4 cup unsalted butter 3/4 cup light brown sugar 10 cherries, pitted & halved 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbs. sugar

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Fruit and News of the Week: May 12th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT Honey Rich Apriums Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA An Aprium is a cross between an apricot and a plum. Both the Aprium and the Pluot were developed by Floyd Zaiger outside of Modesto, CA using the “low

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    This Week’s Fruit

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    Frog Hollow Farm
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