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Fruit of the Week: May 8th

Fruit of the Week: Sweet Ann Strawberries JW Farms, Watsonville, CA The Sweet Anne is a fairly new variety, created in 2005 to grow in the coastal climates like Santa Cruz County. Sweet Anns are usually big, conically-shaped berries with

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Farm Focus: Asian Pear Plantings

Asian pear tree plantings

We are slowly but surely building up our fall and winter fruit crops with the goal of providing more Frog Hollow fruit for our CSA year round.  Last year, we were pleased to plant 5 varieties of mandarins and 2

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Fruit and News of the Week: March 21st

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT  Hass Avocado Eco Farm, Temecula, CA Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens.  Fuerte Avocado Churchill-Brenneis

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Farm Focus: Meet Partner Farm – Abounding Harvest Mountain!

Abounding Harvest

The lovely avocados in this week’s box are from our friends at Abounding Harvest Mountain Farm.  We include fruit from their farm throughout the fall and winter months, so an introduction is in order.  AMHF is located at 1,200 feet

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Fruit and News: Week of March 18th 2013

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This Week’s Fruit Hass Avocados Las Palmalitas, Carpinteria, CA Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens. You can tell

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