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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: March 30th

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT
    Hayward Kiwis

    Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA

    Originally known as the Chinese gooseberry due to its Chinese origins. Hawyward Wright, a N…

  • Farm Focus: Introducing Our Olive Oil Brownies and Crackers!

    As of this week, we’ve added two amazing new olive oil inspired treats to our shelves – Hand-Made Rosemary Olive Oil Crackers and Olive Oil Brownies. Both…

  • Recipe: Orange Sorbet

    Just in time for temperature rise, enjoy this recipe from Alton Brown
    Ingredients
    7 ounces sugar

    1 1/2 tablespoons finely grated orange zest

    1/4 teaspoo…

  • Fruit and News of the Week: March 23rd

    THIS WEEK’S FRUIT
    Hayward Kiwis 

    Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA

    Originally known as the Chinese gooseberry due to its Chinese origins. Hawyward Wright,…

  • Farm Focus: Meet Kristin de Rose

    Meet Kristin DeRose

    Kristin joined Frog Hollow last July and has been a super addition to the farm ever since. Her primary responsibility is to work in our f…