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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: 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…