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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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  • Farm Focus: Milling Frog Hollow Farm Olives

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  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 13, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Shinko Asian Pear
    Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russe…

  • Recipe: Super Pear Smoothie

    Super Pear Smoothie

    Ingredients:
    1 large Warren pear, de-stemmed and cut in half
    1/2 an avocado
    1/2 cup water (more if needed)
    2 TBS flax seeds
    1/2 tea…

  • 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 r…