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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 has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Shinko Asian

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Recipe: Grilled Pluot and Cheese Skewers

Serves 4 Recipe from Real Simple Halloumi cheese is a firm Greek cheese, perfect for grilling with summer stone fruit! Ingredients: cup olive oil 1/4 teaspoon chopped garlic 1 teaspoon chopped thyme 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 pluots, sliced 8 ounces

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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 garlic several pinches sea salt 1 medium lemon A few glugs of olive oil

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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 egg ranch about two years ago. The 600 acre ranch is located in Bethel Island, a

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 5th 2017

Fruit of the Week Stella Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Stella cherries are dark almost to the point of being black and slightly smaller than the big, bold Bing.These are the last variety of cherry for the season. Crimson

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