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Fruit & News of the Week: October 2, 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Emerald Beaut Plum Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A freestone plum, the Emerald Beaut is a delicate green that turns golden with a hint of a blush. It has a firmer texture than the Santa Rosa with

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Recipe: Toasted Peasant Bread with Melted Comte Cheese, Frog Hollow Warren European Pears, Endives and Walnuts

Recipe Courtesy of Mario Hernandez, from Order of the Fat Tongue Makes: 2 Toasts Ingredients: 2 Warren pears, sliced thin 1 small endive, sliced thin 1/4 cup raw walnuts, roughly chopped 12 leaves of whole Italian parsley 2 slices of

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Farm Focus: The Warren Pear Pruning Plan

Frog Hollow Farm exists to offer the best, most delicious, and well grown fruit in the Bay Area. As mentioned last week, this season is a time for us to diversify and expand the products that we offer to our

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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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Fruit & News of the Week: August 8th

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 of the Week: October 16, 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…

  • Farm Focus: Luther Burbank

    I recently paid a visit to the Luther Burbank Home & Garden in Santa Rosa and thought I would share a little bit about the botanist who helped put northern…

  • Recipe: Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes

    Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes
    from Martha Stewart
    Ingredients
    2 2/3 cups pears peeled, seeded, and chopped
    1 3/4 cups skim milk
    1 cup low-fat butt…

  • 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…

  • Farm Focus: Winterizing Honey Bees

    Kelly Knapp of Miss Bee Haven, who tends several hives at
    Frog Hollow, is busy this time of year! She is preparing the
    bees to weather the winter ahead. She b…