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Fruit & News of the Week: April 17th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Navel Oranges Olson Organics, Lindsay, CA California Navel Oranges are considered to be the best Navels for eating out of hand. They have a thick skin that is easy to peel, are seedless and have a meaty

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 3rd

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Flavor Rich Pluots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Shinko Asian Pears

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Farm Focus: Olive Harvest Season is Approaching!

Olive harvest season is approaching and we are very happy to announce it looks like it is going to be our largest crop ever! During the 2015 season, we were able to press 800 gallons of oil  from the harvest.

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Farm Focus: Mulberry Tree Update

On a golf cart ride through the orchard last week we stopped to see how our mulberry trees are doing. Last January we planted 150 trees. Since our cherry crop has been so light due to warmer winters, we’ve planted

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 15th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Cal Red Peach Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh my God” peach! A relatively new variety and a California native, the Cal Red was bred

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    Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear
    & Maple Lime Vinnaigrete
    Thanks to our friend Chef Kristin Cole for contributing this recipe.
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  • Farm Focus: Preparing for Planting

    While the weather remains largely dry, our Ground Team has
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    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…