Summer (nearly here)

May 16, 2019 | Oakfield

We have had a busy couple of weeks with plenty of wedding and party planning. Meeting some wonderful people and have had fun developing some creative menus. Even if you cannot see what you would like on our website – please ask – if it is doable we will do it I heard my first […]

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Strange but lovely warm weather.

February 28, 2019 | Oakfield

Everything is feeling very positive here at the farm. 3 sows have farrowed and we have some ‘smashing’ piglets, the young sows are also proving to be excellent mothers. We are redoing some fences and are continuing with the daily tidy up – think housework but bigger. The plan for our vegetable area is well […]

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Lots of piglets

February 9, 2019 | Oakfield

Our young sows and boar have not let us down. We have a total of 21 newborn piglets on the farm – all doing well. At the moment they are snug in a bed of straw with a heat lamp for an extra bit of comfort. In the next few days, they will be running […]

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Meat and the environment

January 11, 2019 | Oakfield

As a farm, we do pride ourselves on producing good quality, low-intensity meat. This means our animals and ducks can grow and mature slowly whilst still being productive. We are trying to do our bit for the environment by reducing waste, use of plastic and composting as much as is possible. We are also doing […]

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Ok so Christmas has been and gone

| Oakfield

We have not written very much lately but do not despair all is going well. The winter months see us busy preparing for the coming year and with the dark evenings, everything feels a bit of a rush. last year we met some more wonderful people and enjoyed their company – So thank you, everyone. […]

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Roast Duck for Xmas

November 12, 2018 | Oakfield

Looking for an alternative to Chicken, Turkey or Goose this Xmas then a free range Oakfield Farm Duck could be just what you’re looking for. A large white duck our Aylesbury X Pekin ranges from to 1.8 to 2.8kg in weight . Ducks are prepared on the farm and are oven ready.

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Mangalitza pigs on the farm

September 10, 2018 | Oakfield

We recently took delivery of 2 Mangalitza pigs to run alongide our British Lops on the farm – Very strange looking pigs indeed – A cross between a woolly sheep & a poodle. One is black and the other ginger .. They are so quiet !

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Thinking of great Pork ideas for the coming winter months

September 8, 2018 | Oakfield

people ask how they can have a hog roast when there are only a few people. We admit it can be difficult with the average pig weighing in at 60Kg! But there are some things we can offer. Pulled pork, for example, an American favourite has all the flavour of pork and is simply seasoned […]

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Autumn and winter

August 22, 2018 | Oakfield

As the season drifts along, I often why Hog Roasts are a ‘summer thing’. In the cooler months and even colder winter, we can add lots of roasted vegetables to our Hog roast and can recreate that Sunday dinner experience. For the adventurous, we can use a mix of spices to give everything a little […]

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is it really August?

| Oakfield

Having a fab summer with lots of weddings and parties – a good hog roast is something to savour. Have expanded into paella and really enjoying the public cooking – true Spanish style. Thank you, my Spanish friends, for the lessons and tips.

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