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Recipe: Cherry & Strawberry Storage

3 Rules for Storing Strawberries & Cherries Wash as you go. Wash strawberries & cherries only before eating them. This is important for two reasons. Fruit are like sponges, so once wet, they soak up every bit of moisture, making

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Fruit of the Week: May 8th

Fruit of the Week: Sweet Ann Strawberries JW Farms, Watsonville, CA The Sweet Anne is a fairly new variety, created in 2005 to grow in the coastal climates like Santa Cruz County. Sweet Anns are usually big, conically-shaped berries with

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Farm Focus: Meet Estaban Martinez from JW Farm!

When I asked Estaban how long he’d been farming, his reply was “all my life”. His father came to the US from Jalisco, Mexico. In Mexico his father worked for Riverside Farm which grew produce for import to the United

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Fruit and News of the Week: April 4th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Hass Avocado Churchill, Ojai, 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. Pink Lady Apple Cuyama,

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Fruit and News of the Week: May 12th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT Honey Rich Apriums Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA An Aprium is a cross between an apricot and a plum. Both the Aprium and the Pluot were developed by Floyd Zaiger outside of Modesto, CA using the “low

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Recent Posts

  • Farm Focus: Meet Molly

    Molly joined the Frog Hollow CSA Team in May as the Customer Care & Fulfillment Coordinator who helps make sure CSA deliveries are running smoothly. She…

  • Recipe: Grilled Pluot and Cheese Skewers

    Serves 4
    Recipe from Real Simple

    Halloumi cheese is a firm Greek cheese, perfect for grilling with summer stone fruit!

    Ingredients:
    cup olive oil
    1/4 t…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: July 24th 2017

    This week’s fruit:
    Elegant Lady Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Elegant Lady peaches are well named with a beauti- ful balance of sweet and acid alon…

  • Recipe: Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines

    Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines
    Ingredients:

    2 chicken breasts
    10 cups baby arugula
    1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced into ribbons
    3-4 ne…

  • Farm Fucus: Our Wheat Is In!

    Our Wheat Is In!
     

    Rachel, our farm assistant, has been busy since her arrival in May researching how to handle processing the 16 acres of wheat we’v…