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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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Fruit & News of the Week: October 9th, 2017

Fruit of the Week: Flavor Rich Pluots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Red Flame

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Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear

    Massaged Kale Salad with Warren Pear
    & Maple Lime Vinnaigrete
    Thanks to our friend Chef Kristin Cole for contributing this recipe.
    Check out Kristin’s…

  • 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 Caterpil…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: December 4th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Pink Lady Apples
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Pink Lady is a cross between the Golden Delicious and
    Lady Williams. They are a crisp an…

  • Recipe: Lavender Spice Pears

    Recipe courtesy of CSA Member Lauren Hollander
    Ingredients:
    4-6 large Warren Pears
    2 cups of water
    1/4 c of lavender flowers
    1 c raw honey (or 1 c of sugar…

  • Farm Focus: Apples

    Originating in the mountains of Eastern Europe wild apples were first domesticated by humans many centuries ago for their amazing flavor, long shelf life, and b…