Category Archives: working party

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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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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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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Annual Guided Farm Tour 2015

Thank you to everyone who joined out annual guided farm tour yesterday, and welcome to our new members who signed up on the day! We are now inviting a strictly limited number of new members to join the farm Community … 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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Summer Solstice Working Party

Lovely weather on the longest day of the year for the working party    

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A fine day

Many thanks to everyone who came along to last Saturday’s working party. It is such a bus time of year, the more we do, the better our harvests will be in the weeks, months and even year to come…

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Raising Polytunnel 3 at The First Working Party of Spring!

Today’s first working party of the spring included  lots of seed sowing, hoeing and raising our third Polytunnel, masterminded by Chris with his band of able volunteers!

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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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