I hope that everyone enjoyed their beautiful 4th of July. Just want to send a big thank you to the farm crew that worked on the holiday! I will be doing a cooking demo this coming Saturday at the CSA barn at 12 pm using fresh produce from the farm, including fennel, cucumber, zucchini, Swiss […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Hello Farm Family, I am the longtime author of Simply Fresh, the Holcomb Farm CSA food blog I write for the summer season. But I find that I am missing you all this long winter. I thought I would offer you a post I wrote during a short stint as a blogger for the Holcomb […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh–Special Post and Offer
The Lighter Side of Winter Vegetables Its funny, but even with all this snow and cold, I find myself craving light, cleansing, fresh foods to counteract all the heavy winter braises and stews we’ve been eating. This month I discovered a few gem salads that satisfied these cravings but still allowed me to use up […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
A Thanksgiving Wish Wishing all my readers a very happy Thanksgiving. My wish for you all is that your heart be filled with love and thanks this day and always. Since we usually spend Thanksgiving with friends and it is the one holiday I don’t tend to cook for, I’m not including many Thanksgiving recipes. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
Friends, I must appeal to you once more….please send in your favorite CSA recipes. I have only received recipes from two families out of about 500….we desperately need your contributions! If you know the original source of your recipe, please include it. Together, we can make a great Holcomb Farm cookbook and CSA guide. A […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
This week I am offering up an addendum to Joe’s post about cabbage. Enjoy!!! Featured Item—Cabbage Cabbage, part of the cruciferae family along with broccoli, cauliflower and kale, is we’ll known, but possibly under-appreciated. Cabbage is most familiar as sauerkraut or coleslaw, and maybe even stuffed cabbage rolls and St. Patty’s Day corned beef; but […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Another week goes by and we continue to have gorgeous, non-humid weather. Not sure that is so good for the tomatoes….I know the CSA has had trouble with the tomatoes this season. My own garden tomatoes are suffering as well…so sad. Yet with an occasional good tomato or two and abundant cherry tomatoes, I don’t […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
Such wonderful abundance…I just love this time of year when the tomatoes and eggplant ripen and there is still plenty of summer squash and cucumbers! Weren’t those gold cherry tomatoes last week the absolute bomb!!! Like candy on a bush. The culinary possibilities at this time of year are endless and fill me with such […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Feature Item—Parsnips It may look similar to a carrot and comes from the carrot family, but parsnips are quite a different vegetable. Because they have no beta-carotene, parsnips are white. However, they are still quite healthful, boasting impressive levels of dietary fiber, potassium, folic acid, vitamin C and calcium. It is argued that they are […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
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