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Recipe: Lavender Spice Pears

Recipe courtesy of CSA Member Lauren Hollander Ingredients: 4-6 large Warren Pears 2 cups of water 1/4 c of lavender flowers 1 c raw honey (or 1 c of sugar) A teaspoon each of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and coriander. Instructions:

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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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Farm Focus: Frog Hollow Pears in Harvest of the Month

We are very pleased to be partnering with the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) Harvest of the Month program. The program is an initiative of the California Department of Public Health with the goal to increase students’ access to and preference for

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Recipe: Chef Becky’s Pear Galette

pear gallette

Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 6 oz unsalted butter 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 6-8 tb spoon ice water (will vary) a few pears, sliced to fill 1 tb spoon sugar and 1 1 tb spoon flour for sprinkling 1

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Farm Focus: Best Wishes To Katie!


Katie Gronsky, who’s been helping out with Marketing at the farm, is off to graduate school in a few weeks. Katie was busy working on blog posts, social media, and web site fixes for Frog Hol- Bringing a solid

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