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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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Fruit & News of the Week: July 7, 2017

Fruit of the Week Suncrest Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A Slow Food Ark heritage variety, the Suncrest has all the old-fashioned taste of days gone by. Its a truly memorable peach whose firm but juicy flesh provides a

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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: Carbon Sequestering

Global warming is a hot topic, both literally and figuratively. It is complex and impacts each one of us. Though complex, most climate scientists agree that human activity has caused certain gases, such as carbon, to be released into our

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Farm Focus: New Tree Planting

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Sun-filled, warm days have graced Frog Hollow Farm this past week. We welcome the short sleeve weather, understanding the impact it has on the fruit to come this summer (and thankful for a break from all the rain!). As 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…