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Farm Focus: Rain!

After the driest December on record in the history of California, we are jubilant that we’ve finally received some rain. Last week, we measured 3.5 inches of rain at the farm, and we needed it. Though the majority of our

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Farm Focus: Fall Pruning

The fury of the harvest season is over but things have not slowed down with field work in the orchard. Fall is the time when we start preparing the trees for the next two year’s growth and harvest. For the

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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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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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    Recipe via Real Simple

    Ingredients:

    1 TBS fennel seeds
    2 cloves minced garlic
    4 TBS olive oil
    Kosher or Maldon salt and black pepper
    2 pounds bon…

  • Farm Focus: Rain!

    After the driest December on record in the history of California, we are jubilant that we’ve finally received some rain. Last week, we measured 3.5 inches of…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: January 15th 2017

    This Week’s Fruit

    Warren European Pear
    Frog Hollow Farm
    Brentwood, CA
    This is Frog Hollow Farm’s signature pear and for good reason. With a classic Euro…

  • Recipe: Moraga Pear Pie

    Contra Costa County has a rich history of pear cultivation. “This blue ribbon recipe comes from 82 year-old Jean Podell who won Moraga, California’s pear recipe…

  • Farm Focus: The Future of Citrus at Frog Hollow

    While Frog Hollow Farm is known for our legendary summer stone fruit, our growing citrus orchards are gaining more momentum each year. Farmer Al first started g…