We have had a fantastic Rual Skills Network meeting at Lystbækgaard!
Rual skills network ran by the staff in week 12, 2018.

Below you can read about what was going on / was planned.


Rural skills network meeting program: Tuesday 20th to Monday 26th March 2018 

(Highlighted workshops / events open to the public​)

There is quite a full program and so it is not obligatory to join all workshops, feel free to take time off in between!


Tuesday 20th March
5 pm - Arrivals from Lithuania and Iceland
7pm - Evening welcome dinner + farm walk.

Wednesday 21st March
9 - 12 am - Short 10 min presentations with pictures from each participant from each country. Common aims of individuals and organizations. Goals/wishes for the week, useful/expected outcomes.
2 - 5 pm - Practical Workshop: Felting and VegetarPelswith Lystbækgårdsvandrendefårehyrde "Geeke Jonker"


Thursday 22nd March

9 - 12 am - Practical Workshop: Shelter Building at Lystbaekhus. Bonfire and maintenance. Developing Refugium and B & B. (Continues all day for those interested and not involved in NORD + )

2 pm - Cafe Open - Sheepdog demonstrations.

3 - 6pm - Practical Workshop: Dogmestrik, from raw wool to knit, inc. coffee and cake

7 pm - Talk and Discussion: Rural Economies, Entrepreneurial Skills & Social Economic projects, with VestjyllandsHojeskole. How is it possible to survive and generate income as young adults in rural places. Cottage Industries.


Friday 23rd March

9 - 12 am - Practical Workshop: Bread & Cheese. Fermentation - Preserved products, Keffir, Kombucha, etc. Production from 'JordtilBord' Farm to Fork. Produce from Nature. What can we find now? Birch Juice from trees etc. Teachingyoungadultsnaturalcooking.

2 - 5 pm - Afternoon with the Shepherd: Rural Seasons /  Real Life at Lystbaek. Simple Living. 'Join In' Experience Tourism. High Nature Value Farming with Wandering Shepherd.

7 pm - IcelandskSpiseaften- Icelandic Dinner and Culture with song, talks and ideas cafe (for local audience)

Saturday 24th March

9 - 12 am - Practical Workshop: Horn & bone

2 - 4 pm - Produce - Storytelling - Labeling - Pricing

5 - 7 pm - Sharing Best Practices - Collect and upload digitally learning skills
Sunday 25th March - Easter Market - Bring your own products to sell and present on a stall. We will put together a presentation of photographs from the week.

Monday:26th - Departures

Åbningstid / Opening hours:

Gårdbutik / Farmshop & Lystbæk Café:

Onsdage & torsdage / Wednesdays & thursdays PM kl. 13.00 - 17.00

samt efter aftale / and by appointment.

Tlf: (+45)21232984

(+45)97491385 (aften / evening)


Berit Kiilerich


Lystbækvej 1, Torsted

6990 Ulfborg

Ringkøbing Skjern Kommune


Kontakt & find vej / Contact & directions

Tilmeld nyhedsbrev / Subscribe to newsletter

Lystbækforeningen / Lystbæk Association:

Formand / Chairman Torben Thorup Thomsen

Vedr. arrangementer, tilmelding samt medlemsskab af Lystbækforeningen / Relating to events, registration and membership of the Lystbæk Association:

Tlf.: (+45)61282136 & (+45)21232984