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Fruit & News of the Week: September 4th 2017

Fruit of the Week: August Fire Nectarines Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Elegantly shaped and rich in flavor, with deep red skin and warm orange flesh. Flavor King Pluots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A dark-skinned pluot with red flesh,

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Farm Focus: Trying New Things

We recently had a fantastic group of Girl Scouts visit Frog Hollow and their transformation in attitude during their visit was fabulous. The group arrived at 3:45 pm, and the air was heavy with 100-degree heat. They piled out of the car

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 27th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Suncrest Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A Slow Food Ark heritage variety, the Suncrest has all the old-fashioned taste of days gone by. Its a truly memorable peach whose firm but juicy flesh provides a real

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 6th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:   Stella Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Stella cherries are dark, almost to the point of being black, and slightly smaller than other dark cherry varieties. The Stella is the final cherry of a brief season. Enjoy!

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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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Recent Posts

  • Fruit of the Week: October 16, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    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…

  • Farm Focus: Luther Burbank

    I recently paid a visit to the Luther Burbank Home & Garden in Santa Rosa and thought I would share a little bit about the botanist who helped put northern…

  • Recipe: Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes

    Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes
    from Martha Stewart
    Ingredients
    2 2/3 cups pears peeled, seeded, and chopped
    1 3/4 cups skim milk
    1 cup low-fat butt…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: October 9th, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    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…

  • Farm Focus: Winterizing Honey Bees

    Kelly Knapp of Miss Bee Haven, who tends several hives at
    Frog Hollow, is busy this time of year! She is preparing the
    bees to weather the winter ahead. She b…