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Farm Focus: Mulberries

Consider all the types of berries you have eaten in your life time. What types can you come up with? Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and the list goes on…But have you ever tried a mulberry? We had not until a

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 15th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Cal Red Peach 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 variety and a California native, the Cal Red was bred

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 6th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:   Stella Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Stella cherries are dark, almost to the point of being black, and slightly smaller than other dark cherry varieties. The Stella is the final cherry of a brief season. Enjoy!

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Week of December 20th

CSA box filled with pears, apples, feijoa, oranges, apples, and a jar of conserve.

For us, “tis the season” of cold, wet weather… Working in muddy soil to prune 25,000 trees, rake the prunings, trap gophers, and generally get the trees ready for the coming years crop.

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  • Fruit & News of the Week: December 4th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
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