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Farm Focus: Bird Survey

  We recently had the chance to talk with Kyle Marsh, partner biologist at Blue   Point Conservation Science about a bird survey he did on Frog Hollow Farm in December. Kyle’s work normally takes him to rangelands in the

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 21, 2017

This week’s fruit: Cal Red Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh my God” peach! A relatively new variety and a California native, the Cal Red was

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Farm Focus: Soil Health and Pest Management


Last week we were treated to a lecture by Greg Young, our agronomist, and Christophe Kreis, our compost specialist, on approaches to stewarding soil health and disease resistance in the Orchard. There was a lot to absorb. My chemistry is

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Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

    Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
    via Martha Stewart

    6 bone-in pork chops (loin or shoulder), cut 3/4 inch thick
    Coarse salt and fres…

  • Farm Focus: The Buzz with Bees

    Spring is synonymous with blooming flowers and where there are blooming flowers there are bees! And while most people think  of European honey bees, we  w…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: April 9, 2018

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Minneloa Tangelos
    Twin Girls Farm, Dinuba, CA
    The Tangelo is a cross between a mandarin and grapefruit. Its skin is easy to peel and its f…

  • Recipe: DIY Orange Soda

    Via Food52


    4 oranges
    1 lime
    1 cup granulated sugar
    Lemon lime seltzer water


    Zest the oranges and the lime and add all o…

  • Farm Focus: Jim Churchill of Churchill-Brenneis Orchard

    Jim of Churchill-Brenneis Orchard, never imagined himself becoming a farmer, though he grew up walking through friends orchards on weekend trips from LA. His pa…