Farmer gets Smart Technology to Reduce Co2 footprint

With much in the media on farmers being responsible for Global Warming, I like many other farmers are keen to get the message out there that; contrary to what is reported many of us in the industry are making huge advances to reduce our impact, some are tipping the balance. Today has seen the commisioning … Continue reading Farmer gets Smart Technology to Reduce Co2 footprint

Oaks Barn Farm Pumpkin Soup

Winter Warmer Pumpkin Soup Ingredients * 2 tbsp olive oil * 2 onion finely chopped * 1kg pumpkin ), peeled, deseeded and chopped into chunks * 4 red chillies de seed and finely chopped * 700ml vegetable stock or chicken stock * 1 pot of reduced fat creme fresh Method Heat 2 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading Oaks Barn Farm Pumpkin Soup

Oaks Barn Farm’s Apple Pudding

• 450g/1lb cooking apples • Juice of ½ lemon • 350g/12oz self-raising flour • 2 tsp baking powder • 350g/12oz caster sugar • 4 eggs • 1 tsp almond essence • 225g/8oz butter, melted • Flaked almonds Method 1 Preheat the oven to 160C. Grease and base line 12 x 9in roasting tin with baking … Continue reading Oaks Barn Farm’s Apple Pudding

Growing your Twitter account organically

Growing your twitter account organically helps you connect with people who like your business and what you post.You get less ghost accounts following you.Your followers are more likely to share your content through mutual interest.Like minded accounts will have followers who will also like your content so every re tweet has the potential to reach … Continue reading Growing your Twitter account organically

Reducing your Food Carbon Footprint

More questions than answers Living and working on our family farm, it’s easy to become complacent with our own knowledge of exactly where our food comes from. Mostly through the summer our fruit and vegetable consumption is wholly grown on the farm, year round our meat consumption is from our own livestock with lamb mutton … Continue reading Reducing your Food Carbon Footprint

Hosting English Competitor for the World Field Target Championships

This week at Oaks Barn Farm we have Mike Seago staying in The Granary at Oaks Barn Farm who will be representing England competing in the Championship for the World Field Target Federation. So to help Mike keep his eye on the Target we've set up some practice Targets on the Farm. For more information … Continue reading Hosting English Competitor for the World Field Target Championships

Understanding the food chain

One of our favourite parts of running a family farm stay. Collecting eggs for breakfast direct from our hens in the orchard, is just one of the magical parts of children having the opportunity to reconnect with nature. For more information on booking a family farm stay and the range of accommodation on offer visit … Continue reading Understanding the food chain