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Fruit & News of the Week: March 20th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Sanguinelli Blood Oranges Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Sanguinelli is the latest variety of our blood oranges. The flesh is sweet and ranges in color from orange with dark red streaking to a dark red maroon. Sanguinellis

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Farm Focus: Pollination Season

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We are smack dab in the middle of pollination season! The apricots, plums and peaches are in bloom and the apples and pears will be flowering soon. The process of pollination varies depending on what variety of stone fruit we

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Farm Focus: Pruning Time & Spring Stroll Event

It’s Pruning Time! Winter on the farm is far from uneventful. Trees may be dormant, but our teams are far from it. Preparation and work during winter sets the tone for the success of our summer stone fruit. As mentioned

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Fruit & News of the Week: February 20th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Tarocco Blood Oranges Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A beautiful orange to deep red flesh is revealed when you slice open a Tarocco. The flesh of the blood orange is firmer and more dense than an orange

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Fruit & News of the Week: February 6th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Tarocco Blood Oranges Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A beautiful orange to deep red flesh is revealed when you slice open a Tarocco. The flesh of the blood orange is firmer and more dense than an orange

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    Fruit of the Week:
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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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