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An important new book: Unlikely Heroes by Walter Lewis

When I first picked up my copy of Walter Lewis’s book “Unlikely Heroes” I got the impression of a coffee table book of photos, albeit a particularly beautiful and interesting one. But I was wrong, it is far more than … Continue reading

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Our salad leaves star in our new video!

Have you ever wonder what is in your winter salad bag? Or wanted some ideas of what to do with them? Our new video gives you the answers! A big thank you to CSA member Anne Gould of Working Wordz … Continue reading

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Pigs love comfrey!

Comfrey is an amazing plant – its deep roots draw up minerals from the subsoil which can be used to provides nutrients for vegetables – we do it the easy way and just use it as a mulch. It was … Continue reading

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Gosling cam

Thank you Richard who has now put a live (updated every minute) “gosling cam” in the hatching incubator so we can keep an eye on the hatching goslings without taking the lid off which cools and dries them, which isn’t … Continue reading

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Goose egg incubation: Spring is officially here!

Do you remember how incredibly cute goslings are? Hold onto your hats members of our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Scheme as, if all goes well, you’ll be meeting our first baby goslings of the year in a month’s time! I … Continue reading

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Help to build the local food revolution nationally

The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) movement is still at a fairly early stage in the UK, but it is rapidly growing. Perhaps surprisingly, there is no national website with a directory of all the UK CSAs. People who run CSAs … Continue reading

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Proud to be a member of The Land Workers’ Alliance

Recently I joined the Land Workers Alliance. The first time I heard about what they are up to I was moved to tears – the issues they are campaigning on are exactly the problems that have been dogging me daily … Continue reading

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Please help to spread the word about The Oak Tree!

Can your display or distribute leaflets and/or a poster about The Oak Tree Community Supported Agriculture Scheme in or close to Ipswich? We are currently seeking new members for a veg box from June next year with our tiny publicity … Continue reading

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Week beginning 7th October 2013

  1kg Tomatoes 400g Carrots 100g Spinach 150g Runner beans 250g Kale 1 Courgette 1 Spaghetti squash OR 3 Beetroots 1 Courgette OR Pepper OR Bunch of radishes

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Last minute preparations for the Organic Gardening Course

Joanne and Tom have been making last minute preparations for the Organic Gardening Course to be held at the farm this Saturday 7th September. Here is Tom preparing to show soil samples under the microscope – soil really is quite … Continue reading

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