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Farm Focus: A Note from Farmer Kristin

As fruit harvesting tappers, pruning kicks into full swing. Here at the farm, our field crew always stays busy. Most fruit orchards are pruned mechanically, with what essentially looks like an overhead mower.  As all of you know, everything at

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 22nd

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Summerset Peach Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Summerset matures into a very large peach, some weighing in at more than two pounds! Bright yellow with hardly no blush to speak of, the Summerset is a freestone that

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Farm Focus: Harvesting

At Frog Hollow Farm, we pride ourselves in our delicious, tree ripened fruit. Farmer Al is very passionate about bringing the tastiest, juiciest, and sweetest fruit to his customers. Because of this, he allows our fruit to ripen on the

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Farm Focus: Tomato planting and heirlooms

Closeup view of a rich red heirloom tomato with smaller green striped tomatoes in the background

Our crew was busy last week putting 850 tomato starts into the ground. Farmer Al is always up to something new on the farm, and the addition of tomatoes to our crop has been exciting.

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Addendum to Week of May 22nd 2011

A glass bowl with sweet red Brooks cherries.

Dear South Bay CSA members, The Rich Zee peaches fell far short of the expected harvest…

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