Category Archives: general news

Escape to… The Oak Tree Farm!

It was a real pleasure to welcome BBC 2’s Escape to the Country to the farm. We’ll keep you posted on when our appearance gets broadcast, in the meantime, here are some pictures!

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Wild Food Walk and Lunch 2016

Last Saturday members of the farm Community Supported Agriculture Scheme enjoyed beautiful sunshine for our now traditional annual Wild Food walk and Lunch. Wild food is a great way to help survive, and thrive in, the hungry gap of April/May. … 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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Easter at The Oak Tree

(this post is a bit late, we’ve been busy on the farm, but the pictures we too adorable not to post!) Farm member Hilary organised an Easter egg hunt on the farm, which was followed by chick holding organised by … Continue reading

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This week’s veg share box – not bad for the Hungry Gap!

In the veg share boxes this week: 100g Salad leaves 300g Leeks 200g Sprouting brocolli 150g Radishes OR a Lettuce 250g Spinach 250g Stir Fry mix Not bad considering we are in the traditional Hungry Gap of April/May!

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Tiddler the Wonder Chick

We’re very proud of this determined little fellow!  

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A perfect pig move!

A perfect pig move! Well done to grower John and team: you are truly the “pig whisperers”. Get ready to order your side of Oak Tree Pork for collection towards the end of April… details soon!

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The first Oak Tree Chicks of 2016 – cheep, cheep!

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.  

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An almost perfect pig move!

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

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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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