Events & Activities

CSA Produce Cooking Demonstration

Need more inspiration for your CSA food prep?  Learn traditional and healthy ways to make use of local, fresh produce. Free!! Sarah Leathers of Healing Meals is going to conduct two cooking demonstrations at the Granby Senior Center. Healing Meals is a nonprofit organization that delivers healthy food to individuals facing a health crisis and is a …

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Simply Fresh–Week 6–Cabbage, Mini Eggplant, and Shishito and Padron Peppers

First, a note on peppers.  It is now pepper season at the farm…sweet green peppers, a variety of pick your own hot peppers, and peppers in between.  Two varieties, shishito and Padron peppers, are less familiar to folks so I have highlighted them below.  I am also including a couple of unique recipes for cabbage …

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Simply Fresh Recipe Correction

I am sorry to report that the fennel pickle recipe from last night’s post contains an error.  Please add 1 cup water to the ingredient list.  I have corrected the recipe in the blog for future readers but didn’t want any of you to suffer with super sour pickles.  I apologize for the inconvenience.

Halloween Cookie Decorating at Holcomb Farm

Julie Wern (of Holcomb Farm’s “Simply Fresh”) invites you to Have a Spooky Fun Time Decorating Halloween Cookies Pumpkins, bats, spiders and spiderwebs, cats, witch’s hats, tombstones, pumpkins and much, much more. Instruction and supplies included! Who: Ages 6 and up (adults included) When: Sunday, Oct 28th Where: Holcomb Farm Workshop Time: 1-2:30 pm Cost: $27 …

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Halloween Cookie Decorating Class with Julie Wern

Julie Wern of “Simply Fresh” invites you to have a Spooky Fun Time Decorating Halloween Cookies Where: Holcomb Farm Workshop When: Sat. Oct 29th, 1:00-2:30 pm Who: Ages 6 and older (adults too!) Cost: $25 per participant Instruction and supplies included It is recommended that children 6-8 come with a “helping” adult Contact Julie Wern …

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Simply Fresh by Julie Wern

Featured Item—Sweet Peppers Sweet peppers are a general term for the variety of peppers that do not include the spicy ingredient Capsaicin.These include bell, cubanelle, wax, banana, pimento, sweet cherry, mild frying peppers, among many others.While the term sweet pepper technically includes mild green peppers, they are more often associated with the brightly colored red, …

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Simply Fresh by Julie Wern

Featured Item—Carrots Carrots are probably the most universally palatable vegetable.Even kids that won’t touch a green vegetable are typically not adverse to carrots.Sweet and crunchy when raw and even sweeter when cooked, carrots are definitely crowd pleasers. While most of us have grown up knowing only the large orange varieties, carrot varieties can actually vary …

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