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The Oak Tree Christmas Party 2012

Thanks to everyone who made The Oak Tree Christmas Party such a happy event last Saturday! The was chatting, dancing eating and drinking with a whole lot of lovely people! I can’t think of a better way of spending Saturday … Continue reading

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The Official Launch of the CSA as a not for profit social enterprise

A few weeks ago I announced the creating of the new not for profit social enterprise which was to run the Community Supported Agriculture scheme at The Oak Tree Farm. On Saturday 13th October CSA members gathered during a working … Continue reading

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Farm Guided Tour

We invited any and all to join a tour of the farm last Saturday, and were delighted to welcome more than 30 people!   w w  

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Lesley’s Clay Oven Inaugurated

The clay oven Lesley has been working on over the last few months was fired up at the Harvest party and used to cook pizzas. Lesley is a talented sculptor and we are very proud of her beautiful Oak Leaf … Continue reading

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Harvest Celebrations!

Thanks to everyone who made last Saturday’s Harvest Celebrations such a happy event!     It was a lovely opportunity to catch up with each other, and to enjoy the fruits of our labour!   The chicks were a big … Continue reading

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Radio Suffolk visited to find out more

Jon Wright from Radio Suffolk visited the farm last Saturday, and did these two lovely reports, one on the morning show and one on the afternoon show yesterday. Thanks Jon! morning show… [audio:http://www.the-oak-tree.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/LOW-CARBON-FARM-PKG-ROT-20_08-JW-.mp3|titles=on breakfast show] afternoon show… [audio:http://www.the-oak-tree.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/LOW-CARBON-FARM-ROT-ALT-PKG-20_08-JW.mp3|titles=on afternoon show]

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Chick Hatching

A simple, everyday miracle in The Oak Tree incubator, a Light Sussex chick hatching. Rest assured the little one was cuddled and played with just as soon as his or her fluff had dried out enough to come out of … Continue reading

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Oak Tree Summer Party

We had a great time at the Oak Tree summer party, with a couple of barrels of beer, a barrel of the elderflower and burdock wine made at the wild food walk earlier this year, and lots of wonderful food … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday Working Party

Thanks to everyone who came along to this extra bank holiday working party! They don’t look much, but later in the year we hope they will yield a fabulous crop like last year! Joanne needed some pics of the various … Continue reading

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May Bank Holiday Working Party

Lots to do preparing for the new season, so  we had an impromptu working party on the May Bank Holiday Monday, and the weather was (mostly!) kind. A great day – lots of people sowing seeds, weeding, palnting our and … Continue reading

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