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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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Oxford Real Farming Conference 2015

Last week Joanne and Richard went to the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC), a gathering of the smaller and nimbler people in farming, while the barley barons and big cheeses were down the road at the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC), … 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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Help save a local Rushmere-St-Andrew smallholding!!!!

Message to all in Rushmere-St-Andrew and East Ipswich: If you can possibly spare half an hour on Thursday at 1pm please show your support for a neighbouring ecological small holding. Suffolk Coastal District Council is set to take a decision … 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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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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Soil Carbon Sequestration – Savory Conference

Thank you to Eric and CSA members who did the harvest and working party on Friday and Saturday last week so I could attend the Savory Conference in London. This was all about using farming to sequester carbon in the … Continue reading

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Annual CSA Members’ Meeting

Thank you to all our lovely members who either joined the annual CSA Member’s meeting last Thursday evening or who sent in their comments to contribute to the meeting. Here are the meeting minutes: The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm … Continue reading

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