Farm to Table

Our latest food experience here at Olive Tree Farm, proved to be quite a challenge. We have already learned how to prepare our own chickens, ducks and rabbits for the table, but this time, the challenge was quite a lot bigger. We have three female adult mini pigs and one cross wild boar. After having our…

Geese and Ducks….

Every week at Olive Tree Farm has it’s ups and downs…. and this week was no exception. The weather here has been shocking for the past couple of weeks. We have had hurricane force 1 winds which damaged an awful lot and we are still repairing and suffering as a result. 3 of the animal…

What a week!

It has been a very busy week here at Olive Tree Farm, and there have quite a few ups and downs….. Having animals is hard work. Making sure they are safely housed, fed a good diet, exercised, put to bed in the evening and let out early hours, takes a lot of time. We prepare…

Our First Olive Harvest…..

After a few days of constant Olive picking, we finally had enough to go to the press and get our own oil back. To enable us to do this, we had to have a minimum of 500kg of fruit, and according to a rough calculation we had around 700kg…… We went to the press in…

Organic Christmas Hampers

We are now taking orders for our Olive Tree Farm, Organic Christmas Hampers…… They consist of 1 jar Organic Green Tomato Chutney, 1 bag of Organic Dog Treat…s, 1 Olive Wood T-Light Holder, 6 Olive Leaf T-Bags, 1 pack Purslane Herb Seeds, a 500g decorated Luxury Fruit Cake with marzipan and icing, 1 small bag…

Scrambled egg experiment

So you are thinking about living a healthier lifestyle, but are not sure where to start…..well what about having your own free range chickens as a starting point? Apart from the enjoyment of watching your hens pottering about all day, there is a constant joy from collecting fresh eggs each day and they are a…