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Fruit & News of the Week: May 1st

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Albion Strawberries Coke Farm, San Juan Bautista, CA The Albion is a newer variety strawberry developed at UC Davis. The sweet flavor and firm flesh makes the Albion an excellent dessert or preserving berry. Fuji Apples Cuyama,

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Recipe: Mandarin Quinoa and Kale Bowl

Mandarin Quinoa and Kale Bowl  Recipe from Food52 Ingredients For the salad: Р1 cup quinoa Р5 cups kale Р1/2 cup dried cranberries Р1 cup mandarin orange segments Р1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds Р1/2 cup

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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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Fruit & News of the Week: March 13th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Moro Blood Oranges Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Moros have a deep red flesh and tart flavor with a rind that tends to blush into hues of red. The Moro is a wonderfull orange for juicing or

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Recent Posts

  • Farm Focus: Switching Gears for Stone Fruit Season

    The last few weeks there has been a palpable change on the farm as we switch gears for summer stone fruit season. You can feel the excitement in groups of peopl…

  • Recipe: Cherry & Strawberry Storage

    3 Rules for Storing Strawberries & Cherries

    Wash as you go. Wash strawberries & cherries only before eating them. This is important for two reasons….

  • Fruit & News of the Week: May 22, 2017

    This week’s fruit:
    Brooks Cherries
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Brooks Cherries are the total package. Beautiful deep red color, perfect tart/sweet balanc…

  • 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 int…

  • Recipe: Asparagus, Apple & Chicken Salad

    Recipe from Taste of Home

    Ingredients
    1 cup cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces)
    2 tablespoons cider vinegar
    2 tablespoons canola oil
    2 teaspoons honey
    2…