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Fruit & News of the Week: August 7, 2017

Fruit of the Week: O’Henry Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Farmer Al’s favorite peach to grill, the O’Henry has the flavor, size, and crimson blush that makes for a truly memorable peach. It’s elegantly pointed shape slices to an

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Farm Focus: Early Summer Crops

The beauty of a Community Supported Agriculture program is the connection forged between the farm and our community of supporters.  We are in this together and, while we are all affected when a crop suffers, we also reap the rewards

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Fruit & News of the Week: February 27th

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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Farm Focus: Soil as a Carbon Sink

Courtesy of the fine folks at CalCAN With climate change, scientists predict that California will experience more weather extremes that will put a huge strain on our community and on agriculture. Farmers and ranchers are among the first to experience

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Farm Focus: A New Hope for Cherries

Next we’ll be picking Rainer cherries. Our harvest this year, sadly like those of the past two years is very meager. But we’re feeling blessed to have as much as we do. Cherry orchards all over the state of CA are experiencing

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Recent Posts

  • Fruit & News of the Week: August 21, 2017

    This week’s fruit:
    Cal Red Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh my God” peach! A relatively new…

  • Recipe: Stone Fruit Torte

    This recipe from Marian Burros was originally published using plums in the New York Times in 1983 and has become a summer classic for many. We love using it wit…

  • Recipe: Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

    from Canal House Cooks Everyday

    Ingredients
    4 ripe peaches
    1 cup sugar
    1 handful fresh lemon verbena leaves

    Method
    For the lemon verbena syrup, put th…

  • Farm Focus: Farm Visits

    We’ve been making an effort to invite more people out to
    experience the wonders that is Frog Hollow Farm. Until last
    year we were closed to the public, this w…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: August 14, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    Cal Red Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh
    my God” peach! A relatively ne…