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Farm Focus: Fall Pruning

The fury of the harvest season is over but things have not slowed down with field work in the orchard. Fall is the time when we start preparing the trees for the next two year’s growth and harvest. For the

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 18th 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Emerald Beaut Plum Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A freestone plum, the Emerald Beaut is a delicate green that turns golden with a hint of a blush. It has a firmer texture than the Santa Rosa with

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 7, 2017

Fruit of the Week: O’Henry Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Farmer Al’s favorite peach to grill, the O’Henry has the flavor, size, and crimson blush that makes for a truly memorable peach. It’s elegantly pointed shape slices to an

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Farm Focus: Garden Mania

Our garden is in full swing right now and we are rejoicing at the bounty of good food all around us. We started our fledgling garden in 2014 with just a few rows of tomatoes and peppers. We are now

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Farm Focus: Early Summer Crops

The beauty of a Community Supported Agriculture program is the connection forged between the farm and our community of supporters.  We are in this together and, while we are all affected when a crop suffers, we also reap the rewards

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Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear

    Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear
    & Maple Lime Vinnaigrete
    Thanks to our friend Chef Kristin Cole for contributing this recipe.
    Check out Kristin’s…

  • Farm Focus: Preparing for Planting

    While the weather remains largely dry, our Ground Team has
    been busy preparing 20 acres of ground for a new block of
    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…