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
• 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
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
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
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
Oaks Barn Farm have been granted approval for a Workplace charging point, to allow both staff and guests to charge their cars from the sun. Our first guests to use our charge point traveled from Germany to plug into our sun. #ElectricVehicles are expected to account for between 10% and 50% of total sales in … Continue reading Farm Stay Offers Guests Green Energy for their tank.
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.
For many small businesses the future could be perceived to hold nothing but uncertainty. Truth is in any climate tomorrow comes with no guarantees. There is no better time than now, to hold on tightly to what you are good at, for us it is now, what has always been providing good quality family farm … Continue reading Continuing to Grow Beyond Brexit
Using by-products of biomass heating for plant growth