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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

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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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Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines

    Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines
    Ingredients:

    2 chicken breasts
    10 cups baby arugula
    1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced into ribbons
    3-4 ne…

  • Farm Fucus: Our Wheat Is In!

    Our Wheat Is In!
     

    Rachel, our farm assistant, has been busy since her arrival in May researching how to handle processing the 16 acres of wheat we’v…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: July 17, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Zee Lady Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Renowned horticulturist Floyd Zaiger is responsible for many of our favorite varieties, a…

  • Recipe: Pluot and Avocado Salad

    Pluot and Avocado Salad

    from Food 52

    Ingredients:

    2 medium ripe Avocados
    5 medium sized ripe pluots
    1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 small clove of ga…

  • Farm Focus: Meet Hoover Ranch

    We are excited to introduce you to our new egg partner Hoover Ranch! Brothers-in-law Steve Hoover and Brent Miller started their certified organic pastured…