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Fruit & News of the Week: August 15th

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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Farm Focus: Souper Seconds

In the U.S., a whopping 40% of our food goes to waste. At Frog Hollow, we strive to reduce our own food waste through our homemade compost, our farm kitchen, and our dried fruit production. Recently, however, a new and

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Fruit and News of the Week: May 9th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Apache Apricots or Kettleman Apricots Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Apache is one of the newest varieties of apricots introduced to growers and was developed by the USDA Agricultural Research Service. It’s early off the tree but doesn’t

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Farm Focus: Frog Hollow Dried Fruit

There is a brief period of time at Frog Hollow Farm where there is no fruit to harvest. The last citrus has been picked and the first stone fruits are beginning to show their form. This time opens the perfect

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Recipe: Dried Fruit Truffles

Dried fruit and chocolate truffles

  These truffles are a healthy and delicious snack that can be enjoyed by the whole family. They are simple to make and will store in the fridge for a week, and in the freezer for up to a year.

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Recent Posts

  • Recipe: Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

    Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
    via Martha Stewart

    6 bone-in pork chops (loin or shoulder), cut 3/4 inch thick
    Coarse salt and fres…

  • 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…