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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
Incredible. I only told Mike Keen of The Brewery Tap yesterday exactly what the veg we’d supply and he has already come up with a draft menu!!! Truly, the man is a food improvisation genius…. Drum roll please for the … Continue reading
(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
To learn more about our lovely duel purpose, high welfare ethical chickens (and far more about the farm!) please take our virtual farm tour here.
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
Spring is most definitely here, despite the frosty nights there are real signs of new growth!
An open letter to local supermarkets: Dear Sir or Madam, I’m getting in touch on behalf of The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm on the edge of Ipswich. We are a not for profit social enterprise which offers a wide … Continue reading
Thank you to all our members who got stuck into preserving the green tomatoes and cucumbers last weekend! Debbie was Mistress of Ceremonies, ably assisted by a very capable team who made well over 100 jars of chutney and pickle … Continue reading
We’re delighted to publish this thoughtful, and very interesting, guest blog post from farm member Dave Watston. Not only is Dave a trained professional chef, he is also an academic with a particular specialist subject which is very relevant to … Continue reading