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Explore and Co-Create Life in OASIS Eco-village

January 26 - January 28

Workshops – sharing – groups – presentations – celebration – cooking – tasks – music – sing along & much more

About the weekend

We invite you (and your interested friends) to join us for the fourth live meeting of the Oasis Eco-village project in Denmark. The event will be held in Jystrup, Denmark from January 26th til 28th.

Please let us know if you will be coming (or consider to come) ASAP, so the practical parts of the event will run smoothly. 

Focus of the weekend will be equally shared between getting an experience of sharing everyday life together with tasks to be done (cooking, wood for the fireplaces, cleaning etc), relating to each other (sharing and listening to each others dreams, skills and concerns), producing results (Learning sociocracy, develop the project & our green businesses, refining our vision and mission and statements, the SMART COOP model) and relaxing and having fun.

If you just want an introduction, you may choose to participate only in the event Friday night.

Program for Friday
  • 3:30-5:30 pm: Preparing dinner, arrivals. Meet and Greet.
  • 5:30 pm: Welcome circle – Who are we all? What are we looking for? What motivates each of us?
  • 5:45 pm: Dinner, while we get to know each other.
  • 7-9:30 pm: Presentation of OASIS. Status of Bærebo. Vision & Values. The SMART COOP ownership model. Presentation of Green Soci0-Economic Projects and Ideas and status of each of them. Program for the weekend.

Program for Saturday

  • 7-8 am:  Some prepares breakfast / some does yoga and/or meditation
  • 8-9:00 am:  Breakfast
  • 9-11 am: Presentation of the Sociocratic Decision Making Process. Using it to decide further development of OASIS.
  • 11-12: Cooking lunch/Preparing for dinner/other practical tasks/kids
  • 12-1 pm: Lunch
  • 1-4:30 pm: Further development of OASIS.
  • 4:30-6 pm: Cooking dinner/groups
  • 6-7 pm: Dinner
  • 7-8 pm: Dishwashing/preparing breakfast/other practical tasks/kids
  • 8-10 pm: Spontaneous program: Playing games, music & sing alongs etc.

Program for Sunday

  • 7-8 am: Some prepares breakfast / some does yoga and/or meditation
  • 8-9:00 am: Breakfast
  • 9-11 am: Further development of our businesses. Maybe applying the Fair Share business model to some of our businesses. Read about the fair share model here to prepare
  • 11-12:30 pm: Cooking lunch/other practical tasks/kids
  • 12:30-1:30 pm: Lunch
  • 1:30-4 pm: Next steps

All programs are subject to change as we go along!

Practical Information

Meeting will until further notice, be held at Kristiane and Johns home in Jystrup, Denmark. Everybody helps with practical tasks!

If you can only make it part of the weekend, please be there from the beginning.

Food throughout the weekend will be 95% or more vegan. We have gas cooking and a wood stove and a garden with some vegetables. Please bring your apron if you like to cook and if you have a favorite knife you are welcome to bring that too.

If you need to arrive earlier or depart later due to flight schedules etc, please let us know ASAP.

We have 4 bathrooms, 1 guest room with a double bed, one guest room with 3-4 single beds, one with two single beds and there is a sleeping couch in our meeting room, all with pillows and duvets. First come, first serve. Please bring your own sheet, duvet cover, pillowcases etc. Besides that we can provide one double air mattress.

We encourage you to download and read the first 5 chapters of  Creating a Life Together by Diana Leafe Christian. The subtitle is “Practical Tools to Grow Eco-villages and Intentional Communities”. Also you are well prepared if you read our vision and value statement .

Our house is about one hour from Copenhagen Airport and accessable by train and bus 20 meters from our doorstep. From Copenhagen take the train to Roskilde (or Ringsted). Bus 240 from there to Jystrup (get of at the corner of Skjoldenæsvej and Jystrup Bygade). Cost of a ticket with train and bus is DKK 73,- with a travel card, which may be purchased in the ticket automate by the luggage delivery in the airport or at KBH H.

Ask us for more details if you need it. We may be able to arrange some pickups at the airport depending on the number of guests and arrival times. Price by car for each trip will be DDK 200,-. There will be adequate parking for those traveling by car at the church, 100 meter from our house.

Our cost for food and utilities will be around DKK 100,- per day per person. Please sign up for the weekend by sending your donation by Mobile pay – 26247667 or to account 0517 0000278815.

We do prefer to have a payment at the latest 24 hours before the event.

Kids are more than welcome.

We like the weekend to be pet free, since we also do workshops here and want to make the house welcome for allergic people as well.

Please bring or send your favourite sing-along songs, so we can create our own songbook as we go along. We have a freshly tuned piano and a few other instruments in the house. 🙂

Please bring clothes for walks and other out-door activities. If you want to share the event on Facebook use this link. 


January 26
January 28
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Jystrup, 4174 Denmark


Oasis Ecovillage
45 28 60 48 59
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