Category Archives: Events & Activities

  • 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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  • 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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  • from Granby Public Library – The Buzz About Bees

    Posted on April 13, 2016 by Jill in Events & Activities, Local Interest.

    Holcomb Farm is happy to share information about this program: The Buzz About Bees – Monday, April 18, 2016, 6:30pm at Salmon Brook Pound House, sponnsored by The Granby Public Library. Click on these documents for more information: BUZZ ABOUT BEES FLYER BUZZ ABOUT BEES FLYER (2)

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  • Holcomb Farm is back in action!

    Posted on March 11, 2016 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured.

    Wayo! Wayo! The Lion awakes again! The seeds have all been ordered, amendments and fertilizers are coming next week, the farm crew is returning to work, and energy is returning to our Farm.  The greenhouse is hot and starting to fill with seedlings (leeks, some flowers, parsley and other herbs) and preparations for the coming […]

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  • Tree Care 101 hosted by Granby Public Library

    Posted on March 4, 2016 by Jill in Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

    Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:30pm at the Salmon Brook Park House, sponsored by the Granby Public Library. The program presenters include a panel of certified arborists:  Rick Daniels and Mike DeSantos from Bartlett Tree Experts, Rich Cartier with Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements, and Jeff Thomas, Grimshaw Tree Service. The panel will offer a Powerpoint presentation […]

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