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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 of the Week: October 16, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    Flavor Rich Pluots
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that…

  • 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…

  • Recipe: Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes

    Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes
    from Martha Stewart
    Ingredients
    2 2/3 cups pears peeled, seeded, and chopped
    1 3/4 cups skim milk
    1 cup low-fat butt…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: October 9th, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    Flavor Rich Pluots
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that…

  • Farm Focus: Winterizing Honey Bees

    Kelly Knapp of Miss Bee Haven, who tends several hives at
    Frog Hollow, is busy this time of year! She is preparing the
    bees to weather the winter ahead. She b…