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Farm Focus: Planting Pollenator Habitat at Frog Hollow

As many of you might know, we take supporting beneficial insects very seriously at Frog Hollow. We’ve been working with UC Berkeley Scientist Gordon Frankie for several years now to bolster native bee populations at Frog Hollow. But this work has until now

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Recipe: Warren Pear Crostini with Pepper Jelly and Blue Cheese

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Ingredients 1 Sweet batard, sliced into 1⁄2” thick pieces 1 lb Warren pear, thinly sliced with mandolin 2 oz pepper Jelly 5oz blue cheese 1 Pomegranate, deseeded 1 shallot, thinly sliced into rings Basil or winter green such as frise

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Country Apple Baskets

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INGREDIENTS Pastry • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour • 3 tablespoons sugar • 3/4 teaspoon salt • 1 stick plus 7 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut in small pieces • 1 large egg • 1 large egg yolk • 1/2

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Recipe: Orange Sautéed Apples

Adapted from Mark Bittman for the New York Times Ingredients 4 apples, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup fresh cranberries 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon orange zest Preparation Melt butter over medium heat. Add apples and cranberries; cover, turn the

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Farm Focus: Farmer Al Joins the PCFMA for a Field to Fork Dinner!

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Have you ever wondered who organizes your local farmer’s market? It’s more than likely that it’s the hard working folks at the Pacific Coast Farmer’s Market Association (PCFMA). They organize 60 markets throughout the broader bay area. Since 1988, the

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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…