Registered Charity No. 1138396
Co. Ltd by Guarantee 7343296
 
Oak Tree Farm provides training and supported occupation for adults with learning disabilities, in a rural environment.

The Project provides opportunity, support and encouragement for people to learn new skills and to improve their existing ones, paving  the way into sheltered employment for those people for whom this is appropriate, whilst giving purposefull occupation to others.

Oak Tree Farm is situated on a 15 acre smallholding near the village of Hilderstone and is part of the Harrowby Estate of Sandon.

MISSION STATEMENT

‘Oak Tree Farm provides a rural working environment where people with learning disabilities gain the skills, independence and confidence to take them towards an active role in society’.

 
 
 

Upcoming Closures

Oak Tree Farm Rural Project, including our Oak Leaf Tea Room, will be closed on the following days:-
 
Monday, 25th August 2014
 
Thursday, 28th August 2014
 
Thursday, 4th September 2014
 
Apologies for any inconvenience.

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Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Congratulations to all our Volunteers past and present! 

Oak Tree Farm Rural Project has been selected as a recipient of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award was officially announced by Buckingham Palace in the London Gazette on 2nd June. This prestigious award is described as the MBE for voluntary organisations.

 


 

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The Inner Wheel Celebrate 90 Years

The Inner Wheel Celebrate 90 Years

           

The Inner Wheel is nationally supporting local organisations to mark their 90th year. The various groups are helping local charities by donating items with a 'wheel' theme.

Stafford Castle, Stone and Penkridge Inner Wheels have decided to help Oak Tree!  We have been given a wheel barrow, trolleys and a catering trolley for the Oak Leaf Tea Room.

A very big thank you to all the ladies of the Inner Wheel!

The picture shows the tea room trolley with a delicious cake baked in celebration by Stone Inner Wheel recently.

      

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Remploy Staff Paint for Oak Tree!

The staff of Remploy came together from far and wide to do some community work recently. They spent the day sprucing up the Dayroom, Kitchen and Cloakroom. The ceilings, walls and woodwork all had a fresh coat of paint ready for our Team Members return from their spring break.

It wasn't all hard work however, they enjoyed a tasty lunch in the Oak Leaf Tea Room as well!

Thank You to Remploy! 

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Marathon Man Runs for Oak Tree

Marathon Man Runs for Oak Tree


Local business man and good friend of Oak Tree Farm Austin Jarrett  took part in the Marathon des Sables on 4th April . This gruelling race is over 150 miles across the Sahara Desert, it was six days of heat sand and blisters for Austin! His generosity is helping not only Oak Tree but VSO, the Eve Appeal and 'Help for Heroes'.

Well Done Austin!

To sponsor Austin and help him reach his £20k target 
go to 
http://austinjarrett.wix.com/marathondessables#!charities/c19rm

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MInisterial Visit

The Rt. Hon. Lord McNally, Minister of State for Justice, visited Oak Tree Farm Rural Project on Thursday 28th November 2013.

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Oak Tree Farm Rural Project wins Farmers Conservation Award

Oak Tree Farm Rural Project wins Farmers Conservation Award

Our General Manager, David Moreton, proudly received the "Farmers Conservation Award" on behalf of Oak Tree Farm Rural Project.

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New Policy for Oak Leaf Tea Room Bookings

Our tea room has been a huge success and Team Members, Trustees and staff are hugely grateful for the support of the Project's many friends. 
 
In order to make hosting larger groups easier for our Team Members, we have introduced the following Booking Policy.

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Oak Leaf Tea Room

Oak Leaf Tea Room

Our wonderful Oak Leaf Tea Room opened in 2011, in a perfect rural setting.

Come along and enjoy freshly made coffee and cake, a delicious lunch or afternoon tea, prepared and served by some of our Team Members with learning difficulties.

Go to the Picture Gallery for more photos of the tea room being built and how it looks now that it is open to customers.

 

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Tea Room Appeal - One Brick at a time!

Tea Room Appeal - One Brick at a time!

Thanks to amazing support our Oak Leaf Tea Room opened to plan.
 
There is still an opportunity to be part of the fascinating brick path leading to the tea room door.
Come and walk along the path of memories and celebrations and find out how you can become part of the innovative path project.
 
Go on, be a brick!

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Holiday Closures for 2014

Click below for a full list of our holiday closing for 2014.

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Oak Tree Farm is now on Bmycharity

We now have a page on Bmycharity. They don't charge a commission meaning that we benefit even more from your donation if you use this site.

Thankyou.

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Gift Aid your donation to Oak Tree Farm

If you are kind enough to make a donation to the Oak Tree Farm Rural Project, we can reclaim tax on your donation.

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