March at Bare Acre Farm

March at Bare Acre Farm With February out of the way, March, despite the threat of snow, feels more like spring. The longer days have kickstarted growth around the farm, though it is all still very tentative and most of it is happening under fleece. Vegetable Crops now in the ground: So far we have […]

5 No Nonsense Reasons For Ordering A Vegetable Box From Bare Acre Farm

5 No Nonsense Reasons For Ordering A Vegetable Box From Bare Acre Farm   1. It Will Save You Money Buying a Bare Acre vegetable box online helps you take advantage of bulk savings, and we even include a little extra to improve the value of each box. On average, you will save 18-20% on […]

No-Dig and why I’ve decided to give it up!

Saying no to no-dig

Why I’m Saying no to No-Dig Gardening After this mornings harvest, I took a walk around the farm, scratching my head, as I often do, thinking about the future of our Bare Acre. The thoughts uppermost in my mind concerned two things. Firstly, how Organic is Organic, and secondly, is no-till, or no-dig really a […]

Warm baby carrot, rocket & cucumber salad

Warm baby carrot, rocket & cucumber salad A delicious, easy to prepare, vegetarian salad  Ingredients: 350g carrots , peeled or cleaned and sliced lengthways 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Pinch cumin seeds 1 lemon , zested and juiced ½ tsp honey (Optional) 1 tsp wholegrain mustard 1/2 cucumber , chopped Handful of rocket , washed 1 avocado , sliced 60g feta , crumbled Method: Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/ gas […]

Why we need to Support Farmers who incorporate Organics into their business.

Why we need to Support Farmers who incorporate Organics into their business. In recent time The word ‘organic’ has become one of those buzz-words that we hear everywhere, but is the organic revolution a fad or is it the future of farming in Ireland? What is Organic Farming? Most Organic farmers will tell you that […]

Potato Skin Chips

Potato Skin Chips

Potato Skin Chips I recently had these in a local restaurant. They were delicious, so I decided to see if I could make them at home. This is the recipe I used, with a few additions of our own.  Ingredients Washed potato peels 1 tbsp cooking oil Salt & Pepper   Method   Crank up […]

Spanish Omelette

Spanish Omelette

Spanish Omelette (Tortilla De Patatas) This is a recipe that we came across in Fuerteventura where it is locally known as Tortilla De Patatas. We use this recipe whenever we have nothing in the fridge. It contains three very basic ingredients, eggs, potatoes and onion, plus a generous glug of olive oil. As budget food […]

Green Eggs with Kale and Feta Cheese

Green Eggs with Kale & Feta Cheese This is a super easy breakfast to make. It contains only natural ingredients and comes in at under 200 calories per serving. This recipe is for two people so double or half the ingredients if you are cooking for more or less people.  Combined preparation and cooking time […]

Bare Acre Farm Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup Recipe

Simple Carrot Soup Recipe Ingredients 500gms Carrots Peeled and chopped 1 Onion shredded 2 cloves of garlic crushed 1.25lrs Vegetable stock 1 Chopped potato (Optional) Fresh/Dried Coriander Fresh/Dried Parsley Method Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a large pot, add the onion and garlic, then fry on low heat for 5 mins until softened. Stir in […]