Category Archives: community supported agriculture

Harvesting towards the end of November

I confess that yesterday morning, having seen the weather forecast of day-long rain and typical November temperatures, I wasn’t really looking forward to harvesting. But here at The Oak Tree we harvest right through the year unless the ground actually … Continue reading

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Green tomatoes – Preserving group day!

Well done, and many thanks, to all our wonderful preservers who did amazing work last Friday making green tomato chutney to go in to our veg share boxes during the 2015 hungry gap! No food whatsoever is wasted at The … Continue reading

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A late November veg box….

This weeks veg share box contains: – 2 Brussels sprout tops OR 300g Brussels sprouts – 100g Swiss chard – a generous amount of butternut squash (or maybe a large slice of Crown Prince squash toward the end of the … Continue reading

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This week’s veg box

In the veg boxes this last week (check out Joanne’s size 7 boots at the bottom of the picture for scale!): – 1 big squash or two smaller ones – a big leek – 350g carrots – 400g parsnips – … Continue reading

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Feline furry visitors to The Oak Tree

Yesterday was a beautiful, sunny November day. A number of Community Supported Agriculture Scheme members were merrily getting on with the harvest of autumnal veg including parsnips, leeks, salad leaves and more when we all heard some high pitched mewing, … Continue reading

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Annual Farm Tour 2014

We were delighted to welcome a lovely group of visitors to The Oak Tree last Saturday  who came to find out how we work as a community to produce good food while having a positive effect on the environment. Our … Continue reading

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CSA Network UK AGM at The Welsh CSA Gathering

We thought you might like to see some photos of the Welsh CSA Gathering where the CSA Network UK AGM took place last weekend. It was a lovely event, very interesting, friendly and productive. Thank you to everyone who put … Continue reading

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Harvest Party at the Oak Tree

Thank you to everyone who joined The Oak Tree Harvest Party last night and made it such a great event!        

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New Oak Tree Chicks

Pictures of the latest Oak Tree Chicks! A delightful mixed selection of our home bred dual purpose meat and egg chickens (because we don’t want to kill day old boy chicks as usually happens for commercial egg production). Thank you … Continue reading

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Comparing the cost of our veg with other outlets

I’m always curious to know how the price of a veg share box from The Oak Tree Compares with other ways of buying veg. Indeed I did a comparison back in the hungry gap  which suggested that we’re doing quite … Continue reading

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