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Fruit & News of the Week: January 8th 2018

This week’s fruit:   Warren European Pear Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA This is Frog Hollow Farm’s signature pear and for good reason. Too difficult to grow for most farmers to consider it’s never caught on commercially but Farmer Al

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Fruit & News of the Week: November 10th, 2017

This Week’s Fruit Shinko Asian Pear Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One

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Recipe: Whole Grain Peach Pancakes

Whole Grain Peach Pancakes From Food 52 Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups white whole wheat flour 1/3 cup cornmeal 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs, separated 4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled 3/4 cup

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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 & 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…