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Fruit of the Week: May 29, 2017

This week’s fruit: Rainier Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A well-known variety, the Rainier is the only white cherry we grow. Plump, delicious and with an extremely sweet creamy flesh, they’re best eaten out of hand. Their distinctive flavor

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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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Fruit & News of the Week: May 22, 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! Rainier Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A well-known variety, the Rainier is the

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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: 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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