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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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Farm Focus: Cover Crops

Most people have disdain towards the weeds that grow in their garden. At Frog Hollow Farm, we not only embrace weeds, but we purposefully plant them to improve what we do. It might sound crazy, but many weeds provide important

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Farm Focus: Using Drone Technology to Map Bees

Dr. Frankie from UC Berkeley was out on the farm last week checking in on our Native Bee project. He and his team are busy measuring native bee populations on our farm and other farms throughout the state. In order

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Fruit and News of the Week: March 28th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT  Hass Avocado Churchill-Brenneis Orchard, Ojai, CA Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens. Fuji Apple  Rider

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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…