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Fruit & News of the Week: December 11, 2017

Fruit of the Week: Pink Lady Apples Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Pink Lady is a cross between the Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. They are a crisp and juicy apple with a tart finish. Pink skins and a creamy

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Farm Focus: Luther Burbank

I recently paid a visit to the Luther Burbank Home & Garden in Santa Rosa and thought I would share a little bit about the botanist who helped put northern California agriculture on the world map. Burbank was born in

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Fruit & News of the Week: July 24th 2017

This week’s fruit: Elegant Lady Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Elegant Lady peaches are well named with a beauti- ful balance of sweet and acid along with a brilliant red color. These firm, round, freestone peaches are perfect grilled

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 26th 2017

This week’s fruit: Rich Lady Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Rich with both color and flavor, the Rich Lady peach is a superb yellow-fleshed semi-freestone developed by Floyd Zaiger, acclaimed plant breeder, of Zaiger Genetics. Ruby Diamond Nectarines Frog

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

    This Week’s Fruit

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