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Farm Focus: Pest Control

Native flowers on the farm promote a healthy habitat.

In last week’s newsletter we talked about how we leave our weed cuttings in the tree rows to provide organic matter for the soil. Leaving these weed cuttings in the rows also provides nest-building materials for our friends, the earwig eating birds.

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Checking on the fruit

A photo of few medium sized Super Z peaches on the tree.

Sarah, Jeff, Karen, Karina and I just went for a walk through the orchards to check out the new variety of peaches that are beating our cherries off the tree.

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  • Fruit and News of the Week: May 26th

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT
    Robada Apricots

    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA

    Our stone fruit season has fully arrived when the Robadas are ready to pick. A large…

  • BALT_logoNewWebFarm Focus: BALT BLAST

    As the summer begins, we’re excited to introduce our community partner, the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust. While Frog Hollow Farm is located in one of…

  • Orange Salad with Cinnamon and Mint

    A light and refreshing salad to enjoy the last of the seasons citrus from Tom Hunt’s the Natural Cook.
    Ingredients
    2 oranges

    1/3 cup raw cane sugar or c…

  • Recipe: Halloumi and Strawberry Salad

    This recipe comes to us from our friend, Mario Ishii Hernandez. Thanks Mario! 
    Ingredients:
    Salad:
    1 package of sheep’s milk Halloumi cheese from Cypr…

  • Fruit and News of the week: May 19th

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT

    Kettleman Apricots

    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA

    Named after the California town near where this…