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Step by Step Guide to Freezing Your Frog Hollow Peaches

  As we move into the fall season and begin bidding a bittersweet farewell to this summer’s peaches and other stone fruit, freezing is a great way to enjoy the sweetness of summer throughout the year.  You can use frozen

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Farm Focus: Instructions For Curing Olives


We have a bumper crop of olives this year and want to share the bounty from the trees with you. Embark on an experimental journey with us, which will yield your very own cured olives. The olives you are receiving

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How to pit a cherry…

Jeff of Frog Hollow farm preparing to pit cherries with a pencil and beerbottle.

We’ve been hearing a lot of members chatting about pitting cherries. Searching online will result in many different methods…

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How to slice an orange

Three blood oranges in a row on a wooden railing with the farm in the background.

I’m a fan of easy to peel citrus, which is why I love mandarins and tangelos. For any of the more stubborn citrus to peel, I simply use my trusty ceramic paring knife.

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How to peel a Pomelo

Photo of pomelo halves resting on a wooden table.

If you’re at a loss on how to peel that large citrus in your box this week, rest assured, there’s a lot of information out there regarding the Pomelo. Here’s a great video I found on YouTube.

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    Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
    via Martha Stewart

    6 bone-in pork chops (loin or shoulder), cut 3/4 inch thick
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  • Farm Focus: The Buzz with Bees

    Spring is synonymous with blooming flowers and where there are blooming flowers there are bees! And while most people think  of European honey bees, we  w…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: April 9, 2018

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Minneloa Tangelos
    Twin Girls Farm, Dinuba, CA
    The Tangelo is a cross between a mandarin and grapefruit. Its skin is easy to peel and its f…

  • Recipe: DIY Orange Soda

    Via Food52


    4 oranges
    1 lime
    1 cup granulated sugar
    Lemon lime seltzer water


    Zest the oranges and the lime and add all o…

  • Farm Focus: Jim Churchill of Churchill-Brenneis Orchard

    Jim of Churchill-Brenneis Orchard, never imagined himself becoming a farmer, though he grew up walking through friends orchards on weekend trips from LA. His pa…