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Regeneration. Caring about ourselves, each other and the planet!
Personal and collective development. Open and explorative attitude.
Personal responsibility. Our perspective creates our experience.
Supporting each other in finding our own paths in regards to relationships, sexuality, spirituality, etc without imposing our view or practice onto someone else.
Integrity (Personal responsibility)
Circular economy – Using waste from one process as a resource for another.
Leave a better earth for the next generations to come
Collaboration with a diverse group of people with similar aims
Living in alignment with the seasons
Working with nature
Respecting animals and other human beings
Working with the rhythms of the universe
Secure an appropriate property
Create a legal body with a fair share ownership model with statutes aligned with our values
Gather a committed group of people
Regular meetings, live and online
Create a community culture
Create strategies for joining and leaving
Develop a sociocratic organisation to support us
Educate ourselves in skills for optimising community life
Create local eco-preneurships so that nobody in our community have to work outside of our community unless they want to
Establish a conflict resolution model
Seek advice from external sources when needed
(How we measure our progress)
On a personal level
Attitude of being committed to do our best, no matter which results can be expected.
Natural and simple living
All who wants to work within Oasis, does so.
Being driven by inspiration
Nobody struggles to pay rent and basic necessities.
People feel comfortable expressing diverse perspectives.
There’s enough energy to play with the children & each other
“If it isn’t fun it isn’t sustainable”
On a community level
That we are able to start moving in at the latest april 2019
In 5 years our community is well established
There is a waiting list to move into Oasis.
The process of leaving is harmonious for both parties.
Some of next generation comes back to settle.
Some kind of stability. The feeling of a stable core-group.
We are continuously getting closer to being debt free
We are getting closer and closer to being self-sufficient with food and other basic necessities, including energy.
Our meals are highest quality and we are well nourished.
We are appreciated by the local community/the surrounding area. Good relations with local community.
We have a variety of nationalities.
The children are thriving
We are able to adjust to changes within our own community and global changes.
There is energy left over for dance, music & creative projects
Age pyramid is intact
We embrace people being born and dying.
In regards to the world/planet
We have established a Folk High School (Adult learning center) celebrating, educating and inspiring other people to start eco-villages or in other ways live a life that contributes to regeneration of people, relationships, soil and planet.
We have established a LAND center (learning, action, network, design)
We are an established transition initiative
We host several green projects & Eco-preneurships
Hold international conferences
Food-production is happening
Being off grid
All businesses we start will be financially successful
We want to become a community of happy and healthy individuals contributing towards a thriving planet by our actions and by our example.
Develop a social model, where we celebrate life & focus on each others divine core (sacred inner nature)
Care for our personal needs first, then for the needs of other people in our community, then for other needs on the planet.
Live according to natural law and support our own and each others personal growth through
Applying an energetic perspective to the best of our knowledge to daily life, for example through applying the macrobiotic philosophy.
Striving for food sustainability
95% or more vegan
80% or more local foods (preferably grown by ourselves)
Balanced and nutritionally complete meals for everybody in our community every day
Keeping consumption of stimulants in daily life to a bare minimum (sugar, coffee, alcohol, recreational drugs etc neither contribute to connecting with ourselves, each other nor the environment) – The community may decide to include particular ones as part of an event or party.
Being aware that we receive lifeforce from sun, breathing and from our environment.
Taking responsibility for expressing and fulfilling personal needs, drivers and tensions to the best of our ability, rather than blaming others as the reasons for them not being fulfilled or compensating with food, stimulants, unbalanced activities, inappropriate circumstances etc. Tools we make an effort to use include (but are not limited to)
NVC (Compassionate communication)
Aima (tools for self reflection)
We strive to raise our children to think for themselves
We encourage their relationships with the world.
Use sociocracy as our chosen governing structure, so that all are heard and nobody overrun by majority decisions that go against basic needs and drivers.
Care for the planet through
Being conscious consumers
Choosing organic, local and fairtrade whenever possible.
Take up the challenge to transform any waste into a resource for something else (so nothing is wasted)
Develop green projects and eco-preneurships which contributes more directly towards a thriving planet.
Creating or actively engaging in local and global networks between Eco-enterprises, such as Gen, permaculture, transition and alike.
Using a Fair Share model in our businesses to make sure that power and wealth are shared in a fair way between all primary stakeholders such as founders, investors, workers and users (consumers).
Goods and services offered are being ethically reviewed
Goods and services offered are being ethically produced and distributed social purpose are specified and the social impact audited
we use a social democratic model for the ownership, governance and management of capital (read more here: http://www.fairshares.coop/brand-principles/)
Personal plans (What each member need to do)
Each member needs to make a personal plan based on needs, drivers and intensions. By taking responsibility for our personal needs, drivers and intensions we contribute to the community vision.
Members are grouped according to which areas they feel passionate about/resonate with their personal plans, so they together may create synergy in that particular area. For example farming, landscaping, community building …..