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Farm Focus – Watching the Olives

I often say, farming is all about observing. Not just farming, but growing any type of plant, requires paying attention to how plants respond to our care and their environment. When people say, – “I just don’t have a green

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Farm Focus: Luther Burbank

I recently paid a visit to the Luther Burbank Home & Garden in Santa Rosa and thought I would share a little bit about the botanist who helped put northern California agriculture on the world map. Burbank was born in

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 4th 2017

Fruit of the Week: August Fire Nectarines Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Elegantly shaped and rich in flavor, with deep red skin and warm orange flesh. Flavor King Pluots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A dark-skinned pluot with red flesh,

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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: 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

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    from The Bonjon Gourmet
    INGREDIENTS
    The cake:
    4 ounces (1 stick/8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened to room
    temperature
    3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (4…

  • Farm Focus: Milling Frog Hollow Farm Olives

    We visited McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma last week to see some of our olives being milled and to learn all about the process. After hand harvesting olives, we delive…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 13, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Shinko Asian Pear
    Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russe…

  • Recipe: Super Pear Smoothie

    Super Pear Smoothie

    Ingredients:
    1 large Warren pear, de-stemmed and cut in half
    1/2 an avocado
    1/2 cup water (more if needed)
    2 TBS flax seeds
    1/2 tea…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 10th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit
    Shinko Asian Pear
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown r…