Back in the good ol’ days when I was young–just getting started here in Brentwood, and Frog Hollow Farm was still a dream not even yet dreamed…
The cherry outlook is good…but late. They’ll arrive maybe a week to even 10 days later than last year which was the usual start date of May 15.
As the much needed warm weather brings sun to the trees, we enjoyed some avocado ice cream here at the farm.
So, I just finished commiserating with my friend Bill Denevan, the apple grower from Santa Cruz, and he told me a couple of war stories about years past like this one.
Our second annual Blossom Festival was a big success, with good weather and great “bee” talks by our honeybee beekeeper, Alan Hawkins, and our native bee specialist, Marissa Ponder from UC Berkeley.
Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
via Martha Stewart
6 bone-in pork chops (loin or shoulder), cut 3/4 inch thick
Coarse salt and fres…
Spring is synonymous with blooming flowers and where there are blooming flowers there are bees! And while most people think of European honey bees, we w…
This Week’s Fruit:
Twin Girls Farm, Dinuba, CA
The Tangelo is a cross between a mandarin and grapefruit. Its skin is easy to peel and its f…
1 cup granulated sugar
Lemon lime seltzer water
Zest the oranges and the lime and add all o…
Jim of Churchill-Brenneis Orchard, never imagined himself becoming a farmer, though he grew up walking through friends orchards on weekend trips from LA. His pa…