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Farm Focus: Compost at Frog Hollow Farm

This week we wanted to share a little bit about Christophe, our resident microbiologist and worm wrangler. Christophe and his wife Monique started off as customers but now lend their scientific backgrounds to help manage our thermofilic (compost made with

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Farm Focus: Preparing for Planting

While the weather remains largely dry, our Ground Team has been busy preparing 20 acres of ground for a new block of trees. To begin, we brought in a Caterpillar tractor that has three big steel shanks on the back

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Fruit & News of the Week: November 20, 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Fuyu Persimmons Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Pink Lady’s are a cross between the Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. They are a crisp and juicy apple with a tart finish. Pink skins and a creamy white colored

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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 russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor. One of

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Farm Focus – Watching the Olives

I often say, farming is all about observing. Not just farming, but growing any type of plant, requires paying attention to how plants respond to our care and their environment. When people say, – “I just don’t have a green

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