THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:
Milleans Farm, Lodi, CA
The Fuyu has a crisp texture with a rich honey sweet flavor. They have a beautiful orange to red hue when ripe, often with tiny brown speckles on the skin. They can be eaten out of hand with skin on or peeled.
Twin Girls Farm, Sultana, CA
Native to the regions of Persia and the Western Himalayan range, pomegranates have been cultivated for several millennia. When sliced open a beautiful array of jewel-like seeds are displayed. The aril is the colorful casing that surrounds the edible seeds and has a sweet tart flavor. Enjoy the arils alone or use them in salads, desserts, or beverages. To read more about the fine folks at Twin Girls Farm please see a previous blog post at http://bit.ly/2fnFf2m
Twin Girls Farm, Yettem, CA
Valencia Oranges are known for their very sweet tasting and brightly colored juice. They are one of the most popular varieties used for bottled juices because of this. Their sweet, bright flavor and minimal seed content and sweet flesh that makes them a perfect snack.
Cuyama Farm, New Cuyama, CA
Fujis are a cross between Red Delicious and Ralls Janet, an heirloom apple dating back to Thomas Jefferson. They are one of the sweetest variety apples around making them a household favorite.
…all varieties are subject to change…
A NOTE FROM FARMER AL & CHEF BECKY’S DAUGHTER, MADDIE:
Dear CSA Members,
This year’s Thanksgiving celebration is shaping up to be a great one here at Frog Hollow Farm. Hopefully, you are enjoying the holiday season just as much as we are. Although there is still much work needed to be done before Thanksgiving; we are overjoyed to be able to share with you the joy that comes along with the holidays.
Becky and Anna have already come up with some delightful dishes to celebrate this wonderful holiday and the orchards are dripping with fruit bound to appeal to your taste of holiday sustenance. Here at Frog Hollow Farm, we have been working hard in order to deliver to you delicious fruit to start off the holiday season with a belly full of Frog Hollow Farm fruit. We will be sending you some amazing apples, pomegranates, persimmons, and oranges in this week’s CSA box that we know will delight you!