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Farm Focus: Feeding Our Compost

At Frog Hollow, we don’t have cattle like TomKat ranch, but we have our own systems to sequester carbon and regenerate our soil. We use our farm resources to add a diversity of microbial life to our soil through our

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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 and News of the Week: February 29th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT Hass Avocado Del Ray Farm, Riverside, CA Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens. Fuerte Avocado

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Week of February 27th, 2012

Week of Feb 27th CSA Box

In This Week’s Box [box_list] Navel Oranges, Fuerte & Hass Avocados, (one type only will be in your box) Olsen Organic Farm, Lindsay, CA Kiwis, Chiechi Farms, Gridley, CA Pink Lady Apples, Cuyama, New Cuyama, CA Grapefruit, Rucker Homestead, Mecca,

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    Recipe via Real Simple

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    1 TBS fennel seeds
    2 cloves minced garlic
    4 TBS olive oil
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  • Fruit & News of the Week: January 15th 2017

    This Week’s Fruit

    Warren European Pear
    Frog Hollow Farm
    Brentwood, CA
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