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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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Farm Focus: Souper Seconds

In the U.S., a whopping 40% of our food goes to waste. At Frog Hollow, we strive to reduce our own food waste through our homemade compost, our farm kitchen, and our dried fruit production. Recently, however, a new and

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Fruit and News of the Week: May 9th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Apache Apricots or Kettleman Apricots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Apache is one of the newest varieties of apricots introduced to growers and was developed by the USDA Agricultural Research Service. It’s early off the tree but doesn’t

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Farm Focus: Frog Hollow Dried Fruit

There is a brief period of time at Frog Hollow Farm where there is no fruit to harvest. The last citrus has been picked and the first stone fruits are beginning to show their form. This time opens the perfect

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Recipe: Dried Fruit Truffles

Dried fruit and chocolate truffles

  These truffles are a healthy and delicious snack that can be enjoyed by the whole family. They are simple to make and will store in the fridge for a week, and in the freezer for up to a year.

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Recent Posts

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    Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear
    & Maple Lime Vinnaigrete
    Thanks to our friend Chef Kristin Cole for contributing this recipe.
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  • Farm Focus: Preparing for Planting

    While the weather remains largely dry, our Ground Team has
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    trees. To begin, we brought in a Caterpil…

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

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Pink Lady Apples
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Pink Lady is a cross between the Golden Delicious and
    Lady Williams. They are a crisp an…

  • Recipe: Lavender Spice Pears

    Recipe courtesy of CSA Member Lauren Hollander
    Ingredients:
    4-6 large Warren Pears
    2 cups of water
    1/4 c of lavender flowers
    1 c raw honey (or 1 c of sugar…

  • Farm Focus: Apples

    Originating in the mountains of Eastern Europe wild apples were first domesticated by humans many centuries ago for their amazing flavor, long shelf life, and b…