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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

  • Recipe: Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear

    Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear
    & Maple Lime Vinnaigrete
    Thanks to our friend Chef Kristin Cole for contributing this recipe.
    Check out Kristin’s…

  • Farm Focus: Preparing for Planting

    While the weather remains largely dry, our Ground Team has
    been busy preparing 20 acres of ground for a new block of
    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…