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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 and News: Week of May 13th 2013

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This Week’s Fruit Brooks Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Named for the Turkish town of Cerasus, cherries have been cultivated since about 300 BCE. In 1912 they came to the U.S. by way of Japan, as a gift of

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Week of May 30th 2011

CSA Box with a mix of Brooks and Rainier cherries.

We have a week’s hiatus from Al’s newsletter.

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Addendum to Week of May 22nd 2011

A glass bowl with sweet red Brooks cherries.

Dear South Bay CSA members, The Rich Zee peaches fell far short of the expected harvest…

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Week of May 22nd 2011

CSA Box filled with apricots, peaches, cherries, and a jar of peach conserve.

Gilroy and other areas known for cherries got heavy rain last week, damaging up to 50% of their fruit.

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