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Fruit & News of the Week: July 7, 2017

Fruit of the Week Suncrest Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A Slow Food Ark heritage variety, the Suncrest has all the old-fashioned taste of days gone by. Its a truly memorable peach whose firm but juicy flesh provides a

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Farm Focus: Peach Plantings

Last February we planted 20 acres of our peak season peaches. These trees are going to fill in for some older orchards that are in decline in production. Once the new trees reach production, we will begin removing the old

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 26th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  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. Hosui Asian Pears

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Farm Focus: Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable can be defined as the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level. The imperative word in this definition is “maintain”. Sustainable agriculture must incorporate practices that look beyond the needs of today and into the future

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Fruit & News of the Week: May 16th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:   Honey Rich Apriums Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA An Aprium is a cross between an apricot and a plum. Both the Aprium and the Pluot were developed by Floyd Zaiger outside of Modesto, CA using the “low

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Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines

    Arugula Salad with Lemon Chicken & Nectarines
    Ingredients:

    2 chicken breasts
    10 cups baby arugula
    1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced into ribbons
    3-4 ne…

  • Farm Fucus: Our Wheat Is In!

    Our Wheat Is In!
     

    Rachel, our farm assistant, has been busy since her arrival in May researching how to handle processing the 16 acres of wheat we’v…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: July 17, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Zee Lady Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Renowned horticulturist Floyd Zaiger is responsible for many of our favorite varieties, a…

  • Recipe: Pluot and Avocado Salad

    Pluot and Avocado Salad

    from Food 52

    Ingredients:

    2 medium ripe Avocados
    5 medium sized ripe pluots
    1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 small clove of ga…

  • Farm Focus: Meet Hoover Ranch

    We are excited to introduce you to our new egg partner Hoover Ranch! Brothers-in-law Steve Hoover and Brent Miller started their certified organic pastured…