Category Archives: CSA

  • Simply Fresh–Week 2–Kohlrabi

    Posted on June 21, 2017 by Julie in CSA, Featured.

    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. […]

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  • Simply Fresh–Week 1–Bok Choy

    Posted on June 14, 2017 by Julie in CSA, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • Introduction to CSA Procedures, Tips and Simply Fresh Blog

    Posted on June 7, 2017 by Julie in CSA, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • Name the Holcomb Farm Pigs!

    Posted on May 29, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured.

    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 […]

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  • 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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  • 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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