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Public Meeting 7th April Community Supported Agriculture at The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm, East Ipswich

Come along to our public meeting to learn more about The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm, our future plans and all about our vegetable Community Supported Agriculture scheme. Starting at 2pm on Saturday 7th April at the Rushmere Baptist Church … Continue reading

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Maidenhall Orchard Update – New Shed

We finally got together to put up the brand new shed after snow prevented our first attempt. Around 7 of us turned up in the warmest part of the day and we spent quite a good amount of time finalising … Continue reading

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SHED

The Community Orchard is coming on a treat. WE now meet at the Maidenhall Allotments IP2 8RE on the first Sunday and 3rd Wednesday of the month. We aim for 11am to 3pm. Follow signs and websites for the Peoples … Continue reading

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30 Mile Local Food Challenge

30 mile Radius From IP1 1DD   (click on this and then again on next page to get the map, 30 miles is a long way) We are busy creating new pages for the 30 Mile Local Food Challenge. This in … Continue reading

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Community Supported Agriculture – Ten new places!

There are just ten new places available on The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm Community Supported Agriculture Scheme! To find out more visit our website. Help on the farm and enjoy very locally grown, low carbon, seasonal vegetables with this … Continue reading

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Community Supported Agriculture team raising Polytunnel at the Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm

The willing volunteers of the community supported agriculture project made a great job of raising the first polytunnel on the 16th April  – the first job is trenching either side of the frame Many more pictures of how we raised … Continue reading

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Food group meeting Wed 23rd February

Thanks again to Lucy for welcoming us to her lovely home. We enjoyed a shared meal together, and then talked about lots of current and future food projects: Thanks to Dan for the mind map.

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Maidenhall Community Orchard

Just a brief update on what has happened so far. There are about nine of us who are fairly committed to this and we have decided to start with a sub of £10 to get the ball rolling. I signed … Continue reading

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Planting Trees at the Oak Tree Forest Garden

Some TI participants helped planting trees at the Oak Tree forest garden, we had a great time following up last year’s planting with some of the fruit trees to go in the Forest Garden. A forest garden is a multilayer … Continue reading

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TI visit to Campsea Ash Game Auction

Campsea Ash Game Auctions are held near Woodbridge on Mondays in season, and are an economical way to get local game, including rabbits and pheasants from local shoots, or in the case of the rabbits, sometimes caught using ferrets. The … Continue reading

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