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Easter at The Oak Tree

(this post is a bit late, we’ve been busy on the farm, but the pictures we too adorable not to post!) Farm member Hilary organised an Easter egg hunt on the farm, which was followed by chick holding organised by … Continue reading

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This week’s veg share box – not bad for the Hungry Gap!

In the veg share boxes this week: 100g Salad leaves 300g Leeks 200g Sprouting brocolli 150g Radishes OR a Lettuce 250g Spinach 250g Stir Fry mix Not bad considering we are in the traditional Hungry Gap of April/May!

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Tiddler the Wonder Chick

We’re very proud of this determined little fellow!  

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A perfect pig move!

A perfect pig move! Well done to grower John and team: you are truly the “pig whisperers”. Get ready to order your side of Oak Tree Pork for collection towards the end of April… details soon!

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The first Oak Tree Chicks of 2016 – cheep, cheep!

To learn more about our lovely duel purpose, high welfare ethical chickens (and far more about the farm!) please take our virtual farm tour here.  

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An almost perfect pig move!

We’ve got moving our pigs onto fresh ground every fortnight down to a fine art – almost! Moving the pigs regularly makes for healthy pigs and healthy soil. We’ve never needed to use antibiotics on our pigs as they are … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring at The Oak Tree Farm

Spring is most definitely here, despite the frosty nights there are real signs of new growth!

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A Solstice Bonfire, and peacefully sleeping pigs…

First of all, a video of the pigs asleep this morning. For no reason, other than them looking cute and peaceful! And then some pictures of our farm Winter Solstice Bonfire from last night.

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Supermarkets – please give your food waste to our pigs!

An open letter to local supermarkets: Dear Sir or Madam, I’m getting in touch on behalf of The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm on the edge of Ipswich. We are a not for profit social enterprise which offers a wide … Continue reading

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Veg share box week beginning 26th October

In the veg share boxes this week:- 400g carrots with tops on 600g squash 3 Brussels sprout tops 120g salad leaves 1kg potatoes Wildcard veg: Courgettes OR Beetroot OR Swiss chard OR French beans

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