Category Archives: events

Eric joins the Oak Tree full time from April

I am delighted to announce that Eric Nelson will be joining the farm full time from 1st April. No April fool this news, and I would ask you to shake Eric by the hand and say “thank you” to him … Continue reading

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A Grand Day Out at The Pig Idea Feast!

It is the (relatively!) quiet season at The Oak Tree, and Richard has been wanting to see the blue cock in Trafalgar Square for ages so The Pig Idea Feast today was the perfect excuse to go. The Pig Idea … Continue reading

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The Pig Idea!

We’ll be at The Pig Idea Feast in Trafalgar Square tomorrow. Now it takes a lot to drag The Oak Tree all the way into London, but this is an important issue, and it also looks like fun. And it … Continue reading

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Permaculture Design Course with our friend Marina of The Apricot Centre

Marina O’Connell is a wonderful teacher, and local organic growing legend, not to mention a friend of The Oak Tree Farm. Many of our members have attended courses at The Apricot Centre and all raved about it! Book your place … Continue reading

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A fantastic turnout for our farm tour!

We had lovely weather for our farm tour on Saturday, and lots of people came long to find out more about the farm! We launched recruitment of new members of our Community Supported Agriculture scheme for a vegetable box from … Continue reading

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Nose to tail….

When we say a Nose to Tail Cookery Course, we mean it.  There’ll be a trotter too. Still a couple of places left on tomorrow’s course – book your place now! Our meat will be coming from our lovely friends … Continue reading

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So much happening down on the farm!

There has been so much happening down on the farm that I thought I’d gather it all together in one big post! First of all, lovely CSA member Rose popped in with her new engagement ring: Rose and Eric met … Continue reading

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Last minute preparations for the Organic Gardening Course

Joanne and Tom have been making last minute preparations for the Organic Gardening Course to be held at the farm this Saturday 7th September. Here is Tom preparing to show soil samples under the microscope – soil really is quite … Continue reading

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Notes from the Eastern Region CSA Gathering in June

We held a gathering at The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm in June of Community Supported Agriculture Schemes in the Eastern Region many thanks to Toni Dipple who found time in her very busy life setting up Organic Ilford to … Continue reading

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The Oak Tree Open air screening of the “Tonight” programme

Last night was an exciting event at The Oak Tree! We came together to watch a battery powered, open air (thanks, Richard!) screening of our appearance on ITV1’s Tonight programme “Food Facts and Fiction: Where does our food come from?” … Continue reading

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