Category Archives: community supported agriculture

Harvest Party – Celebrations!

Pictures from our farm harvest party – celebrating both the bounty of the autumn and the success of the Save the Oak Tree Crowdfunding Campaign! Cheers! Farm friends and members 🙂   Before After And late into the night…

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The highs, and lows, of Saving the Oak Tree

Running the Crowdfunding Campaign to Save The Oak Tree Farm is an extraordinary experience, with real highs and some pretty deep lows. I’ll explain a bit of the background to how I came to create The Oak Tree Low Carbon … Continue reading

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It’s not the economy stupid! Guest post from farm member Dave Watson

We’re delighted to publish this thoughtful, and very interesting, guest blog post from farm member Dave Watston. Not only is Dave a trained professional chef, he is also an academic with a particular specialist subject which is very relevant to … Continue reading

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A hopeful look into the future: The Sunlit Uplands

The last few weeks, since announcing the Save The Oak Tree Crowdfunding Campaign (to be launched in about a week’s time -we’re now busy preparing the video, the rewards for pledges, the campaign webpage etc, etc…) have felt tough. It … 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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The Oak Tree Hungry Gap: How to survive and thrive!

With apologies to the lovely author of Surviving and Thriving on the Land, Rebecca Laugton for pinching the phrase from her book’s title, here is The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm Members’ guide to surviving and thriving through the hungry … Continue reading

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A busy time of year!

March is always a busy time of year on the farm, and our lovely members have risen to the challenge this month! Here are some photos of a recent working party, including a visit from the Ipswich Green Party Parliamentary … Continue reading

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Welcome (back) Gemma!

We are delighted to welcome founder CSA member Gemma Sayers back to the farm to work to work for us for four months to kick start the busy season on the farm and, in particular, to kick-start our new cut … Continue reading

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Very first signs of the Spring!

Yesterday was a beautiful sunny Winter’s day! After the horrible combination of wind, rain and cold the previous Wednesday it was incredibly welcome, and there were some magical signs of the Spring too! Under our cloches in a polytunnels we … Continue reading

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The Oak Tree Christmas Party!

Thanks to everyone who came along to the joint Oak Tree Farm and Ipswich Ripple Food Coop Christmas Party. It was delightfully appropriate to share our festive celebrations with Ripple (as the coop is affectionately known) as it was there … Continue reading

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