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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Holcomb Farm is back in action!
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Tree Care 101 hosted by Granby Public Library
Just a reminder here that this is the final week of the Summer CSA season, with Saturday, October 31st being the last day to get your vegetable share. This Wednesday, the 28th is the final Box Share pick up. The first Winter CSA pick up will be 10am to 2pm at the CSA barn on […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Weather forecasters are calling for the first frost for this weekend, October 17 & 18. Have no fear, tomatoes from Holcomb Farm CSA can be yours even now, to add to the warm soups and stews you’ll be making. Available for purchase at the Holcomb Farm CSA Farm Store: The Farm Store is open […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Tomatoes in a Jar
The CSA Barn may be closed but there is still magic happening tonight at Holcomb Farm. In case anyone missed the sign in our CSA Barn, we are hosting a Bionutrient Food Association meeting tonight at the Farm, here are the details: Hi All! RSVP tonight’s BFA chapter meeting on soil testing and mineral basics. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ATTENTION HOME GARDENERS!!
Two Days Only – October 2, 2pm-4pm and October 3, 10am-4pm.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Fall Family Portraits at Holcomb Farm – book NOW.
Have you heard about Moth Night? That sounds like a treat, you know I’ll be there! More on that later, but for now…..Weeks go by with no Blog Posts and not a word? No planes falling from the sky? No mob of angry CSA members descending on the barn with torches? Life goes on? […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh Recipe Correction
Just a reminder that the farm will be closing at 2pm on Saturday, July 4, 2015 so that we can observe our national holiday.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Celebrating America’s Independence Day
The hummingbird’s tongue is able to lick 13 times per second! Was going to start off with that fun fact simply for its “Wow” factor, but quickly realized its relevance to life on the farm this time of year. It’s official, the season has begun: the greenhouse is overflowing, our barn is […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
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