Bare Acre Farm Chinese Tenderstem Quick and easy to prepare and an amazing taste that the entire family will enjoy If you’ve eaten at authentic Asian restaurants like Chinese or Thai, there’s a good chance you’ve come across Chinese Tenderstem also known as Gai lan or Kailaan. This easy-to-love leafy green vegetable is a fixture […]
Vegetable starts for 2023
Our bedding plants are growing away in the greenhouse and we are beginning to harden them off but you will not see them on the plant-stand until the weekend of April 28 at which stage we can assume we are safe enough to plant them out.
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 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 […]
The first in our month by month guides to what to sow now in North Co Dublin.
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 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. 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 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 […]