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Farm Focus: Frog Hollow Citrus Update

More citrus at Frog Hollow is in the works! We hope you are all enjoying the arrival of our blood orange crop! As much as we love and appreciate the delicious fruits our partner growers provide during the fall and

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Farm Focus: Diversification Expansion at Frog Hollow

November and December are very important months on our farm. Nourishing trees with compost during the winter months is just as imperative as the work we do in the spring and summer months. The fall and winter, however, do provide

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Farm Focus: The History of the Pear

We love our pears at Frog Hollow! Pears are one of the world’s oldest and most beloved fall fruits. Cultivation of most modern pear varieties began as early as the 17th century in Europe and Asia, while early pear records

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 22nd

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Summerset Peach Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Summerset matures into a very large peach, some weighing in at more than two pounds! Bright yellow with hardly no blush to speak of, the Summerset is a freestone that

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 15th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Cal Red Peach Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh my God” peach! A relatively new variety and a California native, the Cal Red was bred

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

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