Blog Archives

Fruit & News of the Week: August 21, 2017

This week’s fruit: Cal Red Peaches 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

Posted in Newsletter Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Newsletter Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Farm Focus: Meet Rachel Sullivan!

Meet Rachel Sullivan! Rachel joined Frog Hollow in April as our new Farm Assistant and we are excited to have her! Rachel is a Berkeley native who grew up alongside her family’s artisan baking business. The art of baking, marketing

Posted in Blog Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Fruit & News of the Week: March 13th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Moro Blood Oranges Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Moros have a deep red flesh and tart flavor with a rind that tends to blush into hues of red. The Moro is a wonderfull orange for juicing or

Posted in Newsletter Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Farm Focus: Happy New Year from Frog Hollow Farm!

Happy New Year from Farmer Al, the Tree Team, Una, and Blue

Our citrus orchard is looking beautiful as we head into the the new year! We look forward to many delicious seasons together!

Posted in Blog Tagged with: , , , , ,

Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Fennel Crusted Roasted Pork Loin with Pears and Potatoes

    Recipe via Real Simple

    Ingredients:

    1 TBS fennel seeds
    2 cloves minced garlic
    4 TBS olive oil
    Kosher or Maldon salt and black pepper
    2 pounds bon…

  • Farm Focus: Rain!

    After the driest December on record in the history of California, we are jubilant that we’ve finally received some rain. Last week, we measured 3.5 inches of…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: January 15th 2017

    This Week’s Fruit

    Warren European Pear
    Frog Hollow Farm
    Brentwood, CA
    This is Frog Hollow Farm’s signature pear and for good reason. With a classic Euro…

  • Recipe: Moraga Pear Pie

    Contra Costa County has a rich history of pear cultivation. “This blue ribbon recipe comes from 82 year-old Jean Podell who won Moraga, California’s pear recipe…

  • Farm Focus: The Future of Citrus at Frog Hollow

    While Frog Hollow Farm is known for our legendary summer stone fruit, our growing citrus orchards are gaining more momentum each year. Farmer Al first started g…