Lambing 2017


Just as the soil is starting to warm and the snowdrops rise their heads from the cold of winter, the signs that summer lies just around the corner are everywhere to see. Spring is my favourite time of year on the farm, getting the lambing shed ready for the imminent arrival of this years lambs is … More Lambing 2017

An NHS to be proud of


 While good news stories rarely make the headlines, Oaks Barn Farm’s Wayne Smith as a follow on from his recent article in the Farmers Guardian, Wayne was video interviewed on Wednesday by Susan Kirkpatrick Senior Researcher from The University of Oxford as part of the Inquire Research Project.   INQUIRE (Improving NHS quality using … More An NHS to be proud of

If you love what you do you will never have to work again….


Sitting in bed looking out onto our frosted open fields with the sheep lay down waiting for the sun to warm the pasture, paints a picture of an ideal rural landscape, and indeed it is, but the work behind any sucessful business can often go unnoticed, for many Christmas Day is a time to relax … More If you love what you do you will never have to work again….

Can’t  Get The Kids Off Their IPhone On Holiday 


Can’t get the kids off their iPhone/iPad/Tablet whilst on holiday? Well let’s think differently around this problem, we remember the joys of our own childhood being out in the open countryside with long sunny days, being care free and the fun of just walking in open fields, climbing a tree or paddling by a stream, … More Can’t  Get The Kids Off Their IPhone On Holiday 

Why growing your twitter account organically makes sense


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 … More Why growing your twitter account organically makes sense