What is “De Grote Eik” (the big oak)?
We are Family the big oak and we live in a beautiful place in the municipality of Zutendaal in Belgium (between Genk en Maastricht). We are a community of people and animals that live in unity and in connection with the nature and ourselves. A community that is inspired to live in a sustainable and self-sufficiency. By doing this we create a healthy future for us and for the next generations. A community where you can come to yourself.
You make a difference at our place!
You are welcome to help us build and maintain a community.
Help us build up the Frog Garden The Frog garden is a beautiful piece of ground in the forest, where a small but beautifull house was build. We are looking for motivated people that want to help build up and maintain this place. Do you join in?
Work a wayCheck out the work a way site!
Grow and harvest togetherWe corporate with “Besmer Bazaar”, a local organization that has a second hand shop. We build and maintain a give-away-garden. Address of the shop: Gijzenveldstraat 3, Zutendaal (open on Saturday). The garden is behind the building and you can accis it via the “Valkenbergstraat”.www.facebook.com/besmerbazaar
If we in the low countries don’t touch a piece of land, then it will turn into a forest. If we leaf nature to it it will be a balanced and sustainable …GET STARTED
It’s clear that nature has a healing effect on us. We are part of nature and our being becomes calm when we are in a natural environment full of singing leaves….GET STARTED
Excursion for mushrooms, edible plants. How to turn your grey concrete filled garden into a vital, edible and joyfull oasis…