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Fruit of the Week: October 16, 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. Shinko Asian

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Farm Focus: Asian Pear Plantings

Asian pear tree plantings

We are slowly but surely building up our fall and winter fruit crops with the goal of providing more Frog Hollow fruit for our CSA year round.  Last year, we were pleased to plant 5 varieties of mandarins and 2

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 24th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Shinko Asian Pears Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 17th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Shinko Asian Pears Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 10th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Shinko Asian Pears Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One

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

    This Week’s Fruit

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    Frog Hollow Farm
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