Happy Memorial Day Weekend Everyone, We hope to head home a little early today, as it was a busy weekend. This morning we planted 4 beds of flowers for the Pick Your Own section and our third planting of lettuce. Yesterday the Peas, Potatoes, Horse Radish and Parsnips were cultivated. Saturday we planted thousands of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Farm will open its Barn and fields 3 weeks from today and some CSA shares are still available so delay no longer and reserve your share today! Click Here to Sign Up The crew is in the middle of a planting frenzy and the early crops are looking good: Potatoes, peas and onions are […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Opening Day of the Farm Store and the start of the CSA is ONLY ONE MONTH AWAY and life at the farm is looking as good as it ever has. There has been an unprecedented amount of investment in the upcoming season and the crew is large, experienced and skilled – everything is going to […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Friends of Holcomb Farm, you are invited to our Annual Meeting on Monday, June 12, at the Holcomb Farm Workshop, 113 Simsbury Road, West Granby. We will gather for a wine and cheese reception on the Workshop Patio at 6:30 pm; and will commence our annual meeting at 7:15 pm in the Workshop. Please join us […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
It’ll be a few weeks before we can start eating locally again, but we’re tilling, amending, spreading, seeding, mulching and planting like there’s no tomorrow. And a late and – most welcome – rush of applicants finally has me confident that we’ll have a big enough farm crew to get everything picked and packed. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Farming Season Has Begun!
The rain stopped and we have happily been spending some time out in the fields. We’ve pulled the straw mulch back from the strawberries, finished the little remaining field clean up, and started prepping beds for the first round of seeding and planting. Ground is ready for the first wave: bok choi, broccoli, cabbage, peas, […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
The first wave of seeding for 2017 is done and Scallions, Leeks, Parsley, Beets, Snapdragons, Fennel and more have begun their long journey into a CSA member’s hands. Broccoli, Spinach, Peppers, Swiss Chard, Celery, Basil, Cabbage, Celeriac, Napa Cabbage, Eggplant, and fields of Flowers will be seeded in the next week and a half. Holcomb […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Fresh Local Food is on the Way!
That’s right, we are the PROUD owners of a brand new John Deere tractor! The farm has needed another tractor for quite some time but the need became mandatory last fall when one of the Farm’s two field tractors was put on a boat and sold to a gentleman in Uganda (a friend of the […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Vegetables for Sale NOW at Holcomb Farm CSA. Our greenhouse greens are coming out of the winter as strong as they’ve ever been and we still have plenty of root crops in storage, so skip the grocery store for a couple of weeks and get yourself some naturally grown local vegetables. The Veggies: SWEET POTATOES […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on March 2017 Veggie Sale!!!
Hello Farm Family, I am the longtime author of Simply Fresh, the Holcomb Farm CSA food blog I write for the summer season. But I find that I am missing you all this long winter. I thought I would offer you a post I wrote during a short stint as a blogger for the Holcomb […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh–Special Post and Offer
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