Hurray! We have some great new stuff coming in this week like carrots and celery. Remember that for both of these vegetables, the leaves are edible. Below is a pdf on using carrot greens, along with a recipe for carrot top and parsley pesto: Carrot Tops (click on the highlighted words “Carrot Tops” at left) […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
This week, instead of featuring a single item, I thought I would talk about a cooking technique that is relevant to many of the items coming out the farm right now. I like to call this technique “One Pan Roast Dinners”. However, if that leaves you feeling disappointed, here is a post from last year […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to those of you who came out to my cooking demonstration on Saturday. In the demo I discussed my method for using CSA veggie scraps to make easy homemade vegetable broth. There was a lot of interest in it and some raised a few questions about technique so I thought I would re-print […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I hope that everyone enjoyed their beautiful 4th of July. Just want to send a big thank you to the farm crew that worked on the holiday! I will be doing a cooking demo this coming Saturday at the CSA barn at 12 pm using fresh produce from the farm, including fennel, cucumber, zucchini, Swiss […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
First, a note on hakurei turnips–I understand that not everyone is receiving hakurei turnips these this week, so I won’t say too much about them for now. However, for those new to these great turnips here is a bit of information. These are called “salad turnips” because they are tender and great for salads and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I am so excited. Compared with past year’s output, this year’s early harvest is plentiful and nicely varied. We even have peas (shelling and snap) and annual herbs (cilantro, dill and parsley) available to pick already. A few notes on some of the items you may see that you may not be too familiar with. […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Featured Item—Bok Choy A few years back, I was one of those people that ran from anything that ended in choy. But I could not be a bigger fan of this special vegetable than I am now. Bok Choy is a part of the cabbage family originally cultivated in China. Hence it also known as […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
Hello Fellow CSA members. I am so excited to write for you for yet another wonderful Holcomb Farm growing season. I am Julie Wern, health coach, food writer, cooking instructor and author of Holcomb Farm’s Simply Fresh blog. Simply fresh is a weekly blog designed to inform, instruct and inspire the healthful, flavorful, and efficient […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.
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
It is with heavy heart and full belly that I sign off on the last post of the season. It has been a pleasure writing for the farm once again and I sincerely hope you have found my posts informative and helpful. If you aren’t yet ready to say good-bye, it just so happens that […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern–Last post–Leeks
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