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Farm Focus: Luther Burbank

I recently paid a visit to the Luther Burbank Home & Garden in Santa Rosa and thought I would share a little bit about the botanist who helped put northern California agriculture on the world map. Burbank was born in

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 2, 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Emerald Beaut Plum Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A freestone plum, the Emerald Beaut is a delicate green that turns golden with a hint of a blush. It has a firmer texture than the Santa Rosa with

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 18th 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Emerald Beaut Plum Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A freestone plum, the Emerald Beaut is a delicate green that turns golden with a hint of a blush. It has a firmer texture than the Santa Rosa with

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 11th 2017

This Week’s Fruit: August Flame Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Autumn Flame brings a truly nostalgic peach sweetness. It is naturally more firm, but softens beautifully if aged properly on the kitchen counter. It becomes almost as meltingly

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    Recipe via Real Simple

    Ingredients:

    1 TBS fennel seeds
    2 cloves minced garlic
    4 TBS olive oil
    Kosher or Maldon salt and black pepper
    2 pounds bon…

  • Farm Focus: Rain!

    After the driest December on record in the history of California, we are jubilant that we’ve finally received some rain. Last week, we measured 3.5 inches of…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: January 15th 2017

    This Week’s Fruit

    Warren European Pear
    Frog Hollow Farm
    Brentwood, CA
    This is Frog Hollow Farm’s signature pear and for good reason. With a classic Euro…

  • Recipe: Moraga Pear Pie

    Contra Costa County has a rich history of pear cultivation. “This blue ribbon recipe comes from 82 year-old Jean Podell who won Moraga, California’s pear recipe…

  • Farm Focus: The Future of Citrus at Frog Hollow

    While Frog Hollow Farm is known for our legendary summer stone fruit, our growing citrus orchards are gaining more momentum each year. Farmer Al first started g…