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Fruit & News of the Week: October 9th, 2017

Fruit of the Week: Flavor Rich Pluots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Red Flame

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 24th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Shinko Asian Pears Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 17th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Shinko Asian Pears Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 10th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Shinko Asian Pears Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One

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Farm Focus: The History of the Pear

We love our pears at Frog Hollow! Pears are one of the world’s oldest and most beloved fall fruits. Cultivation of most modern pear varieties began as early as the 17th century in Europe and Asia, while early pear records

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    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that…

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