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Farm Focus: Tomatoes!

While most of the farm is busy ramping up for stone fruit, the veggie farmers have been spending the last few weeks transplanting all 1100 tomato plants out into the field. We started a couple months ago with tomato seeds

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Farm Focus: Carbon Sequestering

Global warming is a hot topic, both literally and figuratively. It is complex and impacts each one of us. Though complex, most climate scientists agree that human activity has caused certain gases, such as carbon, to be released into our

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Farm Focus: The Day in the Life of a Vegetable Farmer…

A Note from Farmer Kristin: A day in the life of a veggie farmer… As I show up to the farm the air is cold and crisp. It’s the first blue sky I’ve seen at the farm for several days

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Fruit & News of the Week: December 12th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Fuyu Persimmons Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA The Fuyu has a crisp texture with a rich honey sweet flavor. They have a beautiful orange to red hue when ripe, often with tiny brown speckles on the skin.

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Farm Focus: Tomato Time!

tomato with sun cracks

It is that time of year again, we’re planting tomatoes! To me, getting our tomatoes in the ground officially means summer is around the corner. Our tomatoes were seeded in the greenhouse nearly two months ago. They started their life

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  • Farm Focus: Milling Frog Hollow Farm Olives

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

    This Week’s Fruit:
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    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

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    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…