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Fruit of the Week: May 8th

Fruit of the Week: Sweet Ann Strawberries JW Farms, Watsonville, CA The Sweet Anne is a fairly new variety, created in 2005 to grow in the coastal climates like Santa Cruz County. Sweet Anns are usually big, conically-shaped berries with

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Farm Focus: Asian Pear Plantings

Asian pear tree plantings

We are slowly but surely building up our fall and winter fruit crops with the goal of providing more Frog Hollow fruit for our CSA year round.  Last year, we were pleased to plant 5 varieties of mandarins and 2

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Farm Focus: Frog Hollow Citrus Update

More citrus at Frog Hollow is in the works! We hope you are all enjoying the arrival of our blood orange crop! As much as we love and appreciate the delicious fruits our partner growers provide during the fall and

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Fruit & News of the Week: November 28th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Fuyu Persimmons Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA The Fuyu has a crisp texture with a rich honey sweet flavor. They have a beautiful orange to red hue when ripe, often with tiny brown speckles on the skin.

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Farm Focus: Diversification Expansion at Frog Hollow

November and December are very important months on our farm. Nourishing trees with compost during the winter months is just as imperative as the work we do in the spring and summer months. The fall and winter, however, do provide

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    from The Bonjon Gourmet
    INGREDIENTS
    The cake:
    4 ounces (1 stick/8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened to room
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    3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (4…

  • Farm Focus: Milling Frog Hollow Farm Olives

    We visited McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma last week to see some of our olives being milled and to learn all about the process. After hand harvesting olives, we delive…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 13, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Shinko Asian Pear
    Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russe…

  • Recipe: Super Pear Smoothie

    Super Pear Smoothie

    Ingredients:
    1 large Warren pear, de-stemmed and cut in half
    1/2 an avocado
    1/2 cup water (more if needed)
    2 TBS flax seeds
    1/2 tea…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 10th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit
    Shinko Asian Pear
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown r…