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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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Fruit & News of the Week: August 22nd

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Summerset Peach Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Summerset matures into a very large peach, some weighing in at more than two pounds! Bright yellow with hardly no blush to speak of, the Summerset is a freestone that

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Week of January 9th, 2012

Tiny Trees newly planted

In This Week’s Box [box_list] Warren Pears & Shinko Pears, Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Navel Oranges; Olsen Organic Farm, Lindsay, CA Navel Oranges (larger type) Purity Organic, Kerman, CA Hayward Kiwi– Swanson Berry Farm, Davenport, CA [/box_list] From Farmer

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Week of November 21st, 2011

Apples, Pears, Citrus/Fall Winter CSA share

In This Week’s Box [box_list] Warren Pears, Frog Hollow Farm Shinko Pears, Frog Hollow Farm Pink Lady Apples, Frog Hollow Farm Clementine Oranges, Olson Family Farms, Kingsburg [/box_list] From Farmer Al Dear CSA Members, Happy Thanksgiving to ALL! Thanksgiving is

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