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Farm Focus: Feeding Our Compost

At Frog Hollow, we don’t have cattle like TomKat ranch, but we have our own systems to sequester carbon and regenerate our soil. We use our farm resources to add a diversity of microbial life to our soil through our

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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: Food Waste

There is growing attention on the topic of food waste in sustainability and food security circles.  It’s estimated that 40% of the food grown, distributed, and sold in the United States is wasted. In our own sunny California, it’s estimated

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Farm Focus: Sour Clover

Sour Clover in bloom.

As winter settles in on the farm and our production slows, we have a brief respite to plan for the year ahead and try out new things. This week, we’ve been looking for a creative method for managing gophers. These

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Farm Focus: Cardboard Shredder Update

We are very pleased with our recent acquisition of our new cardboard shredder. We started shredding cardboard with it about 6 weeks ago and are very happy with the results. At this time, we are shredding about 1,050 lbs. of

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Recent Posts

  • 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…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: July 17, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Zee Lady Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Renowned horticulturist Floyd Zaiger is responsible for many of our favorite varieties, a…

  • Recipe: Pluot and Avocado Salad

    Pluot and Avocado Salad

    from Food 52

    Ingredients:

    2 medium ripe Avocados
    5 medium sized ripe pluots
    1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 small clove of ga…

  • Farm Focus: Meet Hoover Ranch

    We are excited to introduce you to our new egg partner Hoover Ranch! Brothers-in-law Steve Hoover and Brent Miller started their certified organic pastured…