Hey folks, if you are looking for some cooking ideas, come join me for a cooking demo at the CSA barn for Granby Open Farm Day Saturday, 9/9/17 at 1 pm. I will be highlighting spaghetti squash, kale, and our wonderful heirloom tomatoes. Featured Item–Spaghetti Squash I’ve been slow to come around to spaghetti […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Featured Item—Husk Cherries Imagine thick vine-y bushes dotted with hundreds of small, parchment-like Chinese paper lanterns. Imagine peeling back the slightly translucent, vein-y papery husk of one of these lanterns to reveal plump berries that look like miniature orange tomatillos. Imagine, now, biting into that berry and discovering a sweet yet acidic, slightly floral burst […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
A Note on Raspberries The raspberry bushes are in peak form and yet we risk an autumn frost. Thus we have the privilege of being able to harvest a LOT of raspberries this week. There are two things I want to point out about the raspberries before you head out to the fields.Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Only two weeks left in this CSA season. Don’t you dream of being in print? Once again, I plead for your recipes. A Holcomb Farm CSA cookbook could be a great resource for CSA members, especially those who are new to the farm. Please help make this a thorough resource by submitting your favorite […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I’ve pulled the last of my vegetables from my garden so that my husband and son can return it to it’s original state—an ice rink. How did this happen so fast? I am finding myself a little sad to see this year’s bounty wane and give way to the cold and dormant season. But I […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
My CSA week This past week I had a hard time getting to the farm. When Saturday came around and I still couldn’t get there I had to send my husband instead. What an adventure for him–his first CSA pick up experience! Never mind that he picked the husk cherries off the vine (alas they […]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.
CSA Tip While in the PYO fields at distribution time, it has come to my attention that many folks do not seem to know how to pick tomatillos or husk cherries. Do not fret….if you are not familiar with it, how would you know? So I thought I would take a minute to discuss how […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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