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Fruit & News of the Week: June 26th 2017

This week’s fruit: Rich Lady Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Rich with both color and flavor, the Rich Lady peach is a superb yellow-fleshed semi-freestone developed by Floyd Zaiger, acclaimed plant breeder, of Zaiger Genetics. Ruby Diamond Nectarines Frog

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Farm Focus: From Conventional to Organic

parcel planted on organically farmed acreage.

In February 2016, we started the process of converting 20 acres of land from conventional to organic. As many of you know, we recently purchased land and planted 20 acres of new peach trees. The new 20-acre plot has been

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Farm Focus: Soil Health and Pest Management

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Last week we were treated to a lecture by Greg Young, our agronomist, and Christophe Kreis, our compost specialist, on approaches to stewarding soil health and disease resistance in the Orchard. There was a lot to absorb. My chemistry is

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  • Fruit & News of the Week: November 13, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
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    Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
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  • 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…