Category Archives: Events & Activities

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Greenhouse Seeding Begins in 1 Month!!

    Posted on February 1, 2017 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured.

    Before I started farming, February was the longest, grimmest month. But as a Farmer it seems to be over in 2 weeks.  You’re desperate to snag more rest before the season begins, but there are hours and hours of planning and ordering to do, one last Winter CSA pick up, wholesale orders and before you […]

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  • 2016 Fresh Turkeys – Orders Now Being Taken

    Posted on October 14, 2016 by Jill in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

    Holcomb Farm CSA is once again taking orders for farm-fresh turkeys from Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm in Moosup, CT.  Ekonk Hill Farm raises their poultry from day old chicks, in open green pasture with free access to feed and shelter and full access to shelter, green grass and fresh air.  For more information on Ekonk […]

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  • Fall Photo Mini Sessions at Holcomb Farm

    Posted on September 12, 2016 by Jill in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.
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  • COOKING DEMO TOMORROW AT THE FARM!!

    Posted on July 8, 2016 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured.

      Plan to pick up your share this Saturday the 9th at Noon in the farm store and you’ll be treated to a cooking demo by our Simply Fresh food blogger Julie Wern.  Sample what’s cooking and leave with some fresh ideas on how to use cucumbers, zucchini and potatoes. (we’re still a couple weeks away […]

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  • Holcomb Farm’s Annual Progressive Dinner

    Posted on May 1, 2016 by Jill in Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

      Tickets are now on sale for this fun and delicious community event. Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Visit our web page for further information AND to purchase your tickets. Progressive Dinner for Holcomb Farm  

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  • Hawk and Owl Program

    Posted on April 28, 2016 by Jill in Events & Activities, Local Interest.

    We’re sharing information on a program sponsored by the Friends of F.H. Cossitt Library. Date:  Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Time:  6:30 pm Place:  The Workshop at Holcomb Farm, 113 Simsbury Road, West Granby Registration:  SPACE IS  LIMITED – call ahead to attend.  Call 860.844.5275 or 860.653.8958. This event is  sponsored by the Friends of F.H. […]

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