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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 deliver them to McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma. We send them to the

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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 russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One of

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Farm Focus: Olive Harvest Season is Approaching!

Olive harvest season is approaching and we are very happy to announce it looks like it is going to be our largest crop ever! During the 2015 season, we were able to press 800 gallons of oil  from the harvest.

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Farm Focus: A look inside Frog Hollow’s Olive Oil

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  With the olive harvest fully underway, olive oil is on our minds these days. Our oil is made in the Tuscan style and is considered “New World Tuscan”. There are hundreds of olive oils available in the United States

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  • Fruit & News of the Week: December 4th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
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  • Recipe: Lavender Spice Pears

    Recipe courtesy of CSA Member Lauren Hollander
    Ingredients:
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    2 cups of water
    1/4 c of lavender flowers
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  • Farm Focus: Apples

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