Last week our Samsung American Fridge freezer broke just 6 years old and just beyond it’s 5 year warrantee. As there were faults on the motherboard and potentially a leak which could not be repaired plus the motor sounded odd reluctantly we purchased a new one. The internals of the fridge were all in good … More Upcycled Cold Frame from old Fridge Freezer
Just salted down 4 kilo of bacon from our 2 pigs, filled a freezer with joints and traded up 40kilo of sausage ready for our farm stay guests. One week later and here is the result: So the taste test… Simply amazing.. For more information on our Farm Stay Options visit our website Oaksbarnfarm.co.uk
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 chop * 700ml vegetable stock or chicken stock * 1 pot of reduced fat creme fresh Method * Heat 2 tbsp olive … More Oaks Barn Farm Pumpkin Soup
Perfect with Lamb Its that time on the farm where the orchard is supplying us with more ingredients than either we or the birds can cope with, so looking ahead to winter the following recipe should help in getting that taste of summer all year round from a jar of heaven. INGREDIENTS: MINT AND GOOSEBERRY … More MINT AND GOOSEBERRY JELLY RECIPE
A Little More Green Sir? Ten years on at Oaks Barn Farm and still growing. This spring has seen the launch of our Come Grow With Us Project on the Farm, we recognise that our guests have a desire to get back to nature and the simplicity of eating healthily. We are now able to offer … More A Little More Green Sir?
This is our latest experiment on the farm, we wanted some raised beds but the cost and longevity of using timber plus the idea of tantalised chemicals leaching into our organic beds caused us to look a little further. At a recent farm sale we purchased 3 galvanised cattle drinkers for £35 each, we then … More Raised bed planter inspiration
This year sees a 10 year milestone of developing our luxury Farm Stay at Oaks Barn Farm, though a family home for 30 years, diversification through opening up our farm, for others to experience the magic of living in this lovely piece of rural England has been a journey of hard work dedication and a … More Ten years on Oaks Barn Farm
Part of the farms social enterprise, our new growing space will add another skill set enabling guests and volunteers to gain a deeper understanding of where their food comes from Shane of Norton College Gate Hanging at Oaks Barn Farm For more information on our Farm Stay options visit: http://bit.ly/FarmStayOptions
It’s close to our financial year end, and whilst we keep a keen eye on the farms financial growth we measure more than just that at Oaks Barn Farm. Global travel opens up a wide range of travel opportunities, we wanted our guests to book with us safe in the knowledge that their holiday has … More Green Farm Stay
Well with the amount of things we have to fix around the farm, it should be, but yes we have a growing flock of sheep with lambing due to start during the third week of March, and currently a sow in pig with her litter being due in March/April. I love this time of … More Is it a Working Farm?