Following our post today about our guests enjoying the simple things of helping out with the lambs and chickens, it is easy to forget the trappings of our modern world and how they are often a blocker to hands on experience. We were reminded of this by a comment from Stephen Roberts of Rural/Urban Broadband: … Continue reading Sometimes we forget the little things
Why Oaks Barn Farm Family Farm Stay is greener than the fields that surround us: ✓ Solar panels generate two thirds of our electricity used on the farm. ✓ Our electric car charge point works on an eco plus mode, only charging when solar panels are generating excess power to the farms use, so all … Continue reading A Sustainable green holiday destination
This week has seen the enhanced installation of a guest 4G network linking The Granary, The Coach House and Shepherd's View to the EE 4G network. What this will mean for our guests, access to Netflix and Amazon Prime accounts, higher download speeds and full network access around the farm. Additional benefits have given the … Continue reading Exceeding Our Guest Expectations
With our growing season now upon us, we are now able to offer guests home grown veg currently rhubarb and purple sprouting are in season. In the greenhouse Chilli plants are now in with irrigation to each In this shot you can see one of our first cucumbers of the season . Giant pumpkin variety … Continue reading Guest Veg Boxes
Purchased the ThermoPro TP60S Digital Wireless Remote Thermo-hygrometer, for monitoring our greenhouse temperature. Device can be used on its own or as in our case, we purchased an additional sensor ( up to 3 can be added). The device records Max and Min Temperature and Humidity %, the display also records the temperature and humidity … Continue reading Digital Thermometer
Diced pork from our pigs twice minced 2nd time with bread crumb and an egg to bind then seasoned.
Typically the damson should blossom in April but this year in the orchard it started on the 1st of March 2019. The damson was introduced into the American colonies by English settlers before the American Revolution. It was regarded as thriving better in the continental United States than other European plum varieties; many of the earliest references … Continue reading Damson Blossom
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Clearing the freezer from last year's produce. Red peppers Tomatoes Garlic Worcestershire sauce Salt & pepper to season Stock cube Chillies Cooked on the log burner for that true winter feel. Add water or white wine wine as required Allow to cool and blend to desired consistency.
Winter time where birds struggle the most to find sufficient food to survive through to spring keeping bird feeders topped up can be expensive if paying high street prices. Full Range of Bird Feed and feeders. Great Gift options. Through our approved suppliers we are able to pass on a discount of 20% off your … Continue reading Britains Birds Need You