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Fruit & News of the Week: June 26th 2017

This week’s fruit: Rich Lady Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Rich with both color and flavor, the Rich Lady peach is a superb yellow-fleshed semi-freestone developed by Floyd Zaiger, acclaimed plant breeder, of Zaiger Genetics. Ruby Diamond Nectarines Frog

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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: November 14th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Fuyu Persimmons Milleans Farm, Lodi, 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. They

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Week of January 9th, 2012

Tiny Trees newly planted

In This Week’s Box [box_list] Warren Pears & Shinko Pears, Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Navel Oranges; Olsen Organic Farm, Lindsay, CA Navel Oranges (larger type) Purity Organic, Kerman, CA Hayward Kiwi– Swanson Berry Farm, Davenport, CA [/box_list] From Farmer

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

    This Week’s Fruit:
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    Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
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  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 10th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit
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    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
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