• Only 3 Weeks Until the Farm Opens!

    Posted on May 23, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • 1 Month ‘Til Farm Fresh Veggies!!

    Posted on May 15, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • Friends of Holcomb Farm Annual Meeting

    Posted on May 14, 2017 by Trish Percival in Events & Activities.

    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 […]

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  • The Farming Season Has Begun!

    Posted on April 22, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured.

      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. […]

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  • Free Spinach at the Farm!!

    Posted on April 11, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured.

    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, […]

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  • Fresh Local Food is on the Way!

    Posted on March 25, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • See What’s New at the Farm!

    Posted on March 8, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • March 2017 Veggie Sale!!!

    Posted on February 27, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • Simply Fresh–Special Post and Offer

    Posted on February 11, 2017 by Julie in CSA, Featured, Recipes.

    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 […]

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  • Sunshine for a Snowy Day

    Posted on February 9, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured.

    Having some real winter weather is kind of nice, though maybe not as nice as a warm spring day with blue skies and vibrant colors. The photo above was taken by our beloved crew member Hana (returning for her third year to work the fields in 2017). These beautiful roots and greens are a small […]

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