Category Archives: milestones

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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One year on….

A year ago here at The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm we were fighting for our future, and the global village came to our rescue thanks to the success of our Save The Oak Tree. If you were one of … Continue reading

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A proud moment for The Oak Tree Low Carbon farm – we’re heroes, officially!

Grower John, his good lady Ju, Joanne’s other half Richard and Joanne had an enjoyable day at Snape Maltings last week celebrating my winning a Suffolk County Council “Creating the Greenest County” Award. It goes without saying that Joanne only … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring at The Oak Tree Farm

Spring is most definitely here, despite the frosty nights there are real signs of new growth!

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Save The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm

It is with a very heavy heart that I am writing this post, but also with hope. To cut a very long story short, a planned donation to the farm has fallen through, through no fault of the donor (a … 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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The Oak Tree awarded Suffolk Carbon Charter Gold

We’re delighted to say that The Oak Tree Farm has once again been awarded the Suffolk Carbon Charter Gold Standard. We received the award at a lovely event organised by the Greenest County Team last week here. And there were … Continue reading

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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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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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The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm, Ipswich Awarded Two Year Grant totalling £20,000 by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

We are delighted to announce that The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm has just been awarded a two-year grant totalling £20,000 by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. At The Oak Tree we use an innovative combination of Ecological and Regenerative Agriculture … Continue reading

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