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Farm Focus: Cover Crops

Most people have disdain towards the weeds that grow in their garden. At Frog Hollow Farm, we not only embrace weeds, but we purposefully plant them to improve what we do. It might sound crazy, but many weeds provide important

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Farm Focus: The Day in the Life of a Vegetable Farmer…

A Note from Farmer Kristin: A day in the life of a veggie farmer… As I show up to the farm the air is cold and crisp. It’s the first blue sky I’ve seen at the farm for several days

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Farm Focus: Wheat at Frog Hollow

Though fruit is our main focus, Frog Hollow is always interested in experimenting in new agricultural and culinary endeavours that will enhance our offerings of delicious foods.  Our latest experiment is currently about 5 inches tall and bright green.  On

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Fruit and News of the Week: March 7th

The Frog Hollow Green House

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT Hass Avocado En Divina Luz, Temecula, CA Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens. Fuerte Avocado

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Farm Focus: Tomato planting and heirlooms

Closeup view of a rich red heirloom tomato with smaller green striped tomatoes in the background

Our crew was busy last week putting 850 tomato starts into the ground. Farmer Al is always up to something new on the farm, and the addition of tomatoes to our crop has been exciting.

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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…