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Fruit & News of the Week: June 12th 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Stella Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Stella cherries are dark almost to the point of being black and slightly smaller than the big, bold Bing.These are the last variety of cherry for the season. Gold Dust

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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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Farm Focus: Switching Gears for Stone Fruit Season

The last few weeks there has been a palpable change on the farm as we switch gears for summer stone fruit season. You can feel the excitement in groups of people huddled around the box of the first cherries coming

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Recipe: Cherry & Strawberry Storage

3 Rules for Storing Strawberries & Cherries Wash as you go. Wash strawberries & cherries only before eating them. This is important for two reasons. Fruit are like sponges, so once wet, they soak up every bit of moisture, making

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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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