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Winter Solstice thoughts 2016

The time leading up to the shortest day and longest night, the winter solstice (21st December this year) is a special time for me as it feels as if the world is slowing down, and there is a unique peace … 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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The Oxford Real Farming Conference ORFC January 2013 – Day 1

The Oxford Real Farming conference was set up about four years ago by two writers, Colin Tudge and Graham Harvey, as a sort of “protest” about, or at least an alternative to, The Oxford Farming Conference. The Oxford Farming Conference … Continue reading

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Public Meeting Saturday 7th April 2012 – All welcome!

Come along to our public meeting to learn more about The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm, our future plans and all about our vegetable Community Supported Agriculture scheme. Starting at 2pm on Saturday 7th April at the Rushmere Baptist Church … Continue reading

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Using 12V batteries on a smallholding

We had some power woes with one of the electric fences, which reminded me on the pain I had initially trying to keep the rabbit fence electic fence running. I’ve writtten up an article on the care and feeding of … Continue reading

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Solstice thoughts

I’ve been composing this post in my mind for weeks. Today, the day after the shortest day and the longest night, seems like a good time to write it down. The solstices are a significant time for me as they … Continue reading

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The Oak Tree in the snow

This was just taken on my phone. It was cold today, but I managed to harvest nonetheless! And it was pretty 🙂

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Joanne on Ipswich Community Radio tomorrow

Joanne will be talking about The Oak Tree on Ipswich Community Radio tomorrow morning (Friday 12th November) from 8am on the breakfast show.

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BBC Suffolk article

Oak Tree volunteer Rona Sharpe and Joanne showing off their pumpkins!

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Joanne on Radio Suffolk Today

Joanne talking to Jon Wright of Radio Suffolk, broadcast today. Listen!

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