Holley Family Farms Blog

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The Community of Food

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 11:26 pm by Rob Holley

For millennia, people have broken bread together. Whether a lunch break at work, a holiday feast, a picnic in the woods, or the home dinner table, we gravitate towards eating with one another. Add to that the production of freshly harvested local food, farmers markets, restaurateurs, families, purveyors, brewers, chefs, journalists, coffee roasters, and a […]

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Merry Christmas!!!

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 11:22 pm by Rob Holley

Beginning the Sunday after Thanksgiving we’ve been celebrating Advent, the season of anticipation of the birth of Christ, the incarnation, God become flesh. We love Christmas and the celebration of the Christ’s birth.  As a part of our celebration we feast on ranch-raised beef tenderloin and a host of other fabulous dishes prepared from local […]

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Christmas Pork Sale!

Posted on December 6, 2015 at 11:19 pm by Rob Holley

Whether joining to give thanks for the Lord’s provision, celebrating the birth of the Christ-child, or ushering in a new year, regular feasting is a large part of our holiday season! Our Christmas pork box is full of premium boneless roasts, chops, and sausages for your table, or as a unique gift. Our quality local […]

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Authentic. Local. Personal.

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 1:36 am by Rob Holley

Many ideas come to light when folks talk about local food.  We think of three words that help characterize the movement.  Three words that define who we are, what we do, and what our customers expect us to be Authentic,  Local,  Personal. Authentic Holleys are farmers.  We’ve been working the soil for more generations that […]

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The Beginning and the End

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 1:04 am by Rob Holley

Traditional farming follows a beautiful, natural annual cycle.  At the end of each growing season begins the first planting of the next season.  Shortly after the heavy frosts of September or October, the first crops are planted!  Garlic is actually planted in the fall of the year.  Each head of seed garlic is broken into […]

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Time Marches On

Posted on November 18, 2015 at 12:03 am by Rob Holley

Modern culture runs on the clock.  Nearly everything that we do starts and ends appropriately so that the next obligation, whether it be waking, work, school, the gym, soccer practice, church, a movie, a meal break, or sleeping can happen at its appropriate time.  This cycle, along with the clock, keeps rolling along perpetually.  Very […]

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