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Fruit & News of the Week: March 6th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Moro Blood Oranges Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Moros have a deep red flesh and tart flavor with a rind that tends to blush into hues of red. The Moro is a wonderful orange for juicing or cooking

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Farm Focus: Pruning Time & Spring Stroll Event

It’s Pruning Time! Winter on the farm is far from uneventful. Trees may be dormant, but our teams are far from it. Preparation and work during winter sets the tone for the success of our summer stone fruit. As mentioned

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Farm Focus: The Warren Pear Pruning Plan

Frog Hollow Farm exists to offer the best, most delicious, and well grown fruit in the Bay Area. As mentioned last week, this season is a time for us to diversify and expand the products that we offer to our

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Fruit & News of the Week: November 28th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Fuyu Persimmons Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, 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.

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Farm Focus: Thinning Season is Here!

Imagine yourself at Frog Hollow Farm leisurely strolling through the orchard that is now full of growth and new life. Off in the distance, you hear what sounds like a machine gun going off, but as you approach the noise a

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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…