Featured Item—Bok Choy A few years back, I was one of those people that ran from anything that ended in choy. But I could not be a bigger fan of this special vegetable than I am now. Bok Choy is a part of the cabbage family originally cultivated in China. Hence it also known as […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
Hello Fellow CSA members. I am so excited to write for you for yet another wonderful Holcomb Farm growing season. I am Julie Wern, health coach, food writer, cooking instructor and author of Holcomb Farm’s Simply Fresh blog. Simply fresh is a weekly blog designed to inform, instruct and inspire the healthful, flavorful, and efficient […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
The Farm will open its Barn and fields 3 weeks from today and some CSA shares are still available so delay no longer and reserve your share today! Click Here to Sign Up The crew is in the middle of a planting frenzy and the early crops are looking good: Potatoes, peas and onions are […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Opening Day of the Farm Store and the start of the CSA is ONLY ONE MONTH AWAY and life at the farm is looking as good as it ever has. There has been an unprecedented amount of investment in the upcoming season and the crew is large, experienced and skilled – everything is going to […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
It’ll be a few weeks before we can start eating locally again, but we’re tilling, amending, spreading, seeding, mulching and planting like there’s no tomorrow. And a late and – most welcome – rush of applicants finally has me confident that we’ll have a big enough farm crew to get everything picked and packed. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Farming Season Has Begun!
The rain stopped and we have happily been spending some time out in the fields. We’ve pulled the straw mulch back from the strawberries, finished the little remaining field clean up, and started prepping beds for the first round of seeding and planting. Ground is ready for the first wave: bok choi, broccoli, cabbage, peas, […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
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