Trish Percival

Tree Trail Continues to Grow

The Holcomb Tree Trail volunteers completed the annual fall planting on October 17th, adding seven new trees to the trail, including one of each of the following: Amur Maackia, Yellowwood, Bald Cypress, Hornbeam, Hophornbeam, Eastern Redbud, and Ginkgo. All these trees were planted in Hillside Field, except for the Hophornbeam, which was planted on the …

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Friends of Holcomb Farm to Benefit from Auction of Painting by Local Artist

Fine artist Kate Emery is auctioning an original oil painting to benefit the Friends of Holcomb Farm, a Granby-based organization devoted to preserving historic farmland and utilizing sustainable farming methods to feed local families and help neighbors in need. The landscape painting, Holcomb Farm – East Fields View, depicts the antique house and barn on …

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Farm Staff 2020 – Meet the Young Farmers – by Shirley Murtha

It was a lovely March day; Tom and Jesse were finishing up their work and happy to take a few moments to introduce themselves. Tom Spatcher and Jesse Parker are starting their fourth and second years, respectively, as Farmer Joe O’Grady’s right-hand men. They work all winter, maintaining the greenhouses and packing orders of winter …

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