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Fruit & News of the Week: July 7, 2017

Fruit of the Week Suncrest Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A Slow Food Ark heritage variety, the Suncrest has all the old-fashioned taste of days gone by. Its a truly memorable peach whose firm but juicy flesh provides a

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Farm Focus: Pruning Time & Spring Stroll Event

It’s Pruning Time! Winter on the farm is far from uneventful. Trees may be dormant, but our teams are far from it. Preparation and work during winter sets the tone for the success of our summer stone fruit. As mentioned

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Fruit & News: Week of May 30th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Rainier Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Created in 1952 at Washington State University, Rainiers are a cross between the Bing and Van. Plump, delicious, and with ex- tremely sweet creamy flesh, they can be more fragile

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Fruit and News of the Week: February 29th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT Hass Avocado Del Ray Farm, Riverside, CA Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens. Fuerte Avocado

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Fruit and News of the Week: February 15th

trees blooming in orchard

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT  Hayward Kiwi Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA Originally known as the Chinese gooseberry due to its Chinese origins. Hawyward Wright, a New Zealand nurseryman propagated his plants by grafting, and they eventually became the preferred cultivar of

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