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Low carbon cut flower update!

Our beautiful, ecologically grown cut flowers are coming on a pace! We have been growing flower for cutting for a few years now, but we have expanded the range and quantity that we grow this year, and we are also … Continue reading

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Frequently asked questions about the #SavetheOakTree Campaign

What is is all about, what is the problem? We were expecting a large financial contribution to the farm from a lovely crowd who have been contributing to the farm for some time. Through no fault of their own, they … Continue reading

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The Oak Tree Farm Summer Party.. or yet another reason to #SavetheOakTree!

Thank you all who came along to the lovely farm Summer Party last Saturday! Yet another reason to #SavetheOakTree ! When the going gets tough, The Oak Tree CSA members get on an party to celebrate all that is good … Continue reading

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Update on how you can help to Save the Oak Tree!

It is a week since I announced our campaign to Save The Oak Tree, and so much has happened since then! I have been truly overwhelmed by the support and friendship shown to the farm by our members and friends … Continue reading

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Save The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm

It is with a very heavy heart that I am writing this post, but also with hope. To cut a very long story short, a planned donation to the farm has fallen through, through no fault of the donor (a … Continue reading

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Joanne’s simple cauliflower cheese with hard boiled eggs

Here is a simple way to make use of both cauliflowers and eggs from the farm! Photo to follow when I remember to take one before eating it! If you can’t use your cauli’s straight away try blanching them, and … Continue reading

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The Oak Tree Wild Food Walk 2015!

Our annual wild food walk and lunch is a traditional point in the farm year, another string to our members’ bows as they learn to survive and thrive in the hungry gap. This year’s walk took place last weekend, and … Continue reading

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The 2015 Oak Tree Farm Wild Food Walk!

Please note that this event is only open (free of charge) to members of our farm Community Supported Agriculture Scheme. One of the key weapons in our arsenal against the hungry gap is our annual members’ wild food walk. This … Continue reading

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And they call this the “Hungry Gap”?

Another veg box to be proud of in the depths of the “Hungry Gap”. Still, the advice on how to survive and thrive in these months still holds! [picture to follow] 250g Sprouting broccoli 250g Swiss chard bunch of 18 … Continue reading

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The 2015 Oak Tree chicks are at the farm!

Here at The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm we breed our own chicks laid by our own ladies and fathered by our magnificent cockerels! We do this because we are improving our “dual purpose” chickens, that is chickens that are … Continue reading

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