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Farm Focus: Planting Pollenator Habitat at Frog Hollow

As many of you might know, we take supporting beneficial insects very seriously at Frog Hollow. We’ve been working with UC Berkeley Scientist Gordon Frankie for several years now to bolster native bee populations at Frog Hollow. But this work has until now

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Recipe: Warren Pear Crostini with Pepper Jelly and Blue Cheese

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Ingredients 1 Sweet batard, sliced into 1⁄2” thick pieces 1 lb Warren pear, thinly sliced with mandolin 2 oz pepper Jelly 5oz blue cheese 1 Pomegranate, deseeded 1 shallot, thinly sliced into rings Basil or winter green such as frise

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Country Apple Baskets

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INGREDIENTS Pastry • 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour • 3 tablespoons sugar • 3/4 teaspoon salt • 1 stick plus 7 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut in small pieces • 1 large egg • 1 large egg yolk • 1/2

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Recipe: Orange Sautéed Apples

Adapted from Mark Bittman for the New York Times Ingredients 4 apples, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup fresh cranberries 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon orange zest Preparation Melt butter over medium heat. Add apples and cranberries; cover, turn the

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Farm Focus: Farmer Al Joins the PCFMA for a Field to Fork Dinner!

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Have you ever wondered who organizes your local farmer’s market? It’s more than likely that it’s the hard working folks at the Pacific Coast Farmer’s Market Association (PCFMA). They organize 60 markets throughout the broader bay area. Since 1988, the

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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…