The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm

The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm is located Rushmere St Andrew. You might have seen them featured on BBC TV’s Countryfile and Escape to the Country last year! They offer something quite unique – a Community Shared Agriculture scheme. This is a partnership between farmers and the local community. People can come up to the farm, help with the food-growing and enjoy some of the harvest. Community Shared Agriculture schemes originally developed in the USA and Japan, and the Oak Tree was one of the first schemes to set up…

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The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm

The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm in Playford Lane, Rushmere St Andrew, held its annual guided farm tour on Saturday 30th September from 10am to noon. The tour was open to all and a donation of £5 per adult was requested. Accompanied children were able to visit free of charge. The farm is home to Suffolk’s first Community Supported Agriculture Scheme, where more than 40 local households get involved in producing their own food, sharing the risks and rewards of farming. Community Supported Agriculture schemes first developed in the USA…

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