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Farm Focus – Watching the Olives

I often say, farming is all about observing. Not just farming, but growing any type of plant, requires paying attention to how plants respond to our care and their environment. When people say, – “I just don’t have a green

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 9th, 2017

Fruit of the Week: Flavor Rich Pluots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Red Flame

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Farm Focus: Fall Pruning

The fury of the harvest season is over but things have not slowed down with field work in the orchard. Fall is the time when we start preparing the trees for the next two year’s growth and harvest. For the

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Farm Focus: Farm Visits

We’ve been making an effort to invite more people out to experience the wonders that is Frog Hollow Farm. Until last year we were closed to the public, this was because we are so busy it is difficult to find

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Farm Focus: Feeding Our Compost

At Frog Hollow, we don’t have cattle like TomKat ranch, but we have our own systems to sequester carbon and regenerate our soil. We use our farm resources to add a diversity of microbial life to our soil through our

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Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Pink Pearl Apple Cake

    from The Bonjon Gourmet
    INGREDIENTS
    The cake:
    4 ounces (1 stick/8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened to room
    temperature
    3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (4…

  • 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 delive…

  • 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 russe…

  • Recipe: Super Pear Smoothie

    Super Pear Smoothie

    Ingredients:
    1 large Warren pear, de-stemmed and cut in half
    1/2 an avocado
    1/2 cup water (more if needed)
    2 TBS flax seeds
    1/2 tea…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 10th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit
    Shinko Asian Pear
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown r…