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Fruit & News of the Week: June 19 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Santa Rosa Plums Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Santa Rose plums are famous for their beautiful dark skin, yellow flesh and are delicious eaten fresh or canned. This variety was developed by Luther Burbank in, you guessed

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 12th 2017

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 the big, bold Bing.These are the last variety of cherry for the season. Gold Dust

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 5th 2017

Fruit of the Week Stella Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Stella cherries are dark almost to the point of being black and slightly smaller than the big, bold Bing.These are the last variety of cherry for the season. Crimson

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Farm Focus: A Note from Farmer Kristin

As fruit harvesting tappers, pruning kicks into full swing. Here at the farm, our field crew always stays busy. Most fruit orchards are pruned mechanically, with what essentially looks like an overhead mower.  As all of you know, everything at

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Farm Focus: Mites

It’s the year of the two spotted mites. A mite is a species of spider. The two spot might and the European red mite can cause devastating damage to peaches and nectarines. Luckily, they ignore everything else in our orchard but this

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  • Fruit & News of the Week: June 19 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Santa Rosa Plums
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Santa Rose plums are famous for their beautiful dark skin, yellow flesh and are delicious…

  • Recipe: Crumb Topping for Pies & Crisps

    Crumb Topping
    This topping can be used all summer for
    fruit crisps and pies. It works very well with
    gluten free flours, too!
    from Martha Stewart
    Ingredien…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: June 12th 2017

    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 the…