Category Archives: harvest

Results of our members’ veg survey!

Here are the results of this year’s Oak Tree Farm members’ veg survey – which I use to help choose the crops we’ll grow this year! Just Click the link below…. veg-survey-results-jan-2017

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Visit to Chagfood CSA in Devon

(or “what Joanne did on her holidays…”) I’m not very good at holidays. That’s to say I spend a lot of my time away thinking about, and planning the future of, The Oak Tree. Last week Richard and I headed … Continue reading

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The Oak Tree Wild Food Walk 2015!

Our annual wild food walk and lunch is a traditional point in the farm year, another string to our members’ bows as they learn to survive and thrive in the hungry gap. This year’s walk took place last weekend, and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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The Oak Tree on Jon Wright’s Radio Suffolk Show!

Listen to CSA member (and Radio Suffolk star) Jon Wright chatting with Tom about what is happening on the farm right now from his Radio Suffolk show this afternoon http://bit.ly/17030lp

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