Category Archives: Local Interest

  • Holcomb Farm at Lost Acres Vineyard Holiday Market

    Posted on December 17, 2014 by Jill in CSA, Events & Activities, Local Interest, Organizational Updates.

    Farmer Joe O’Grady will be selling produce from Holcomb Farm at this Saturday’s Holiday Farmer’s Market at Lost Acres Vineyard.  Here’s an opportunity for you to purchase local products for yourself, or for those special people on your gift list.  A partial list of the produce from Holcomb Farm available includes, but is not limited […]

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  • Granby Open Farm Day at Holcomb Farm

    Posted on September 3, 2014 by Jill in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured, Fresh Access, Local Interest.

    Saturday, September 6, 2014 Events at Holcomb Farm At the CSA Barn at 111 Simsbury Road: 10:00 am – Farm Talk and Tour 12:00 pm – Tomato Tasting and Seed Saving Workshop 3:00 pm – Cooking Demo by Chef John Turenne, of Sustainable Food Systems 4:00 pm – Farm Talk and Tour At the Learning […]

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  • Holcomb Farm @ Lost Acres Vineyard

    Posted on August 8, 2014 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

    Holcomb Farm will be at Lost Acres Vineyard this Saturday August 9th from 11 am to 1 pm as part of the Vineyard’s Food & Wine series.  Chefs from The Mill at 2T  will be preparing a spicy veggie stir fry from Holcomb Farm produce pairing it with one of Lost Acres signature wines – […]

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  • Hike Holcomb Farm this Saturday!

    Posted on June 24, 2014 by Joe O'Grady in Events & Activities, Local Interest.

    After CSA distribution on Saturday June 28 Krzysztof Lasocki will lead a free hike on trails around Holcomb Farm. The starting time will be at 1:30 PM. The meeting point will be at the farm’s parking lot (not the CSA building, some 100 yards up the road). We will walk on the trails through the woodland located to the […]

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  • INTRODUCING…………………….

    Posted on May 28, 2014 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured, Local Interest, Organizational Updates.

    It may important to know your doctor or your lawyer or your children’s teacher, but I’d argue that the most important people  in your life might be those that grow your food. KNOW YOUR FARMER! It’s not only a snazzy bumper sticker, it is an integral part of a healthy life.  Here they are,  2014’s […]

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  • Hike Holcomb this Memorial Day Weekend!

    Posted on May 20, 2014 by Joe O'Grady in Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

      Don’t miss the next hike led by Holcomb Farm CSA member Krzysztof Lasocki this Saturday May 24th at 1:30.  Catch the end of the Holcomb Farm Plant Sale (9:00 to 1:00) at the CSA Barn then meet in the CSA parking lot for this FREE hike. We will walk on the trails through the […]

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  • Hello from Joe, Farm Manager at Holcomb Farm

    Posted on May 13, 2014 by Joe O'Grady in CSA, Featured, Local Interest, Organizational Updates.

      Spring, that notorious procrastinator,  has finally come!  Hopefully summer will be a tad more punctual, but no matter, the snow is gone and the time to eat local is fast approaching!  The crew and I have been hard at work for weeks getting ready for the summer CSA.  Spinach, onions, lettuce, carrots, scallions, hakurei […]

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  • Plant Sale and Family Fun Day – May 10

    Posted on April 25, 2014 by Jill in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

    PLANT SALE  and FAMILY FUN DAY  at Holcomb Farm!  Saturday May 10th  2014, between 1-4 pm at the Main Barn Complex, 113 Simsbury Road, West Granby, CT  06090  Grow some of your own healthy food using plants all started from seed  and grown without chemicals in Holcomb Farm’s greenhouses, and enjoy a day of fun […]

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  • Hike Holcomb #3

    Posted on April 15, 2014 by Karen in CSA, Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

    We would like to announce our third guided hike with our workshare Krzysztof Lasocki.   Join Hike Holcomb this Saturday April 19th! Join the next free hike with Krzysztof – our new volunteer. Krzysztof has a degree in biology and he enjoys beeing outside and observing the natural world. He has been an active hiker […]

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  • Hike Holcomb #3!

    Posted on March 26, 2014 by Karen in Events & Activities, Featured, Local Interest.

    We would like to announce our third guided hike with our workshare Krzysztof Lasocki.   Join Hike Holcomb this Saturday April 19th! Join the next free hike with Krzysztof – our new volunteer. Krzysztof has a degree in biology and he enjoys beeing outside and observing the natural world. He has been an active hiker […]

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