What our visitors say about the CO Project Experience
A GREAT PLACE TO DISCONNECT
"The CO Project was a beautiful paradise filled with everything I needed to disconnect with the craziness of life and connect with friendly, like-minded people who are passionate about systems change."
- Josh Drummond, Vancouver, Canada
RECHARGE YOUR CREATIVITY
"My experience at the CO Project gave me the chance to relax and recharge my creativity. My favorite moments were spent in the stunning nature that surrounds the farm as well as sharing conversations and delicious meals with like-minded people."
- Sofia Ratzinger
A radically new way to think about food
“So much of the farm revolves around food. From gathering veggies from the garden, finding or inventing new ways to use ingredients, cooking together, eating together - everything is about food here. I learned so many ways big and small to think about how and what I eat in my everyday life.
Being together with other people in the farm kitchen are some of the most fun memories I have of CO Project Lab - and believe me we got pretty creative in the kitchen. I’ll definitely be taking home a radical new respect for vegetable-centric cooking.”
-Teshia Treuhaft, USA
MORE THAN JUST A PLACE TO WORK
"The Co Project farm was a more than just a calm and great place to work, it was also a great place for reflection, a time-out for battery recharge. After a long working day, we would spend the day walking around on the farm, getting vegetables from the garden, helping cook, sipping wine, having long amazing dinners and chats around the fire. I am also very impressed with how the farm worked with a no-waste policy, striving towards functioning as circular as possible, changing habits, and appreciating the nature.
The Creative Residency was a chance to get away from the everyday life ‘to do’s’ and a chance to focus solemnly on our project. Not only did we manage to get to start up a project that needed focus, patience and time, but we also had the chance to get to know each other really well. I highly doubt that we would be able to get that far with similar results anywhere else.
Apart from having a highly productive five days, The Creative Residency helped me uncover my love for Portuguese organic wine, Chard salad, and home grown zucchini. Creative Residency also enable us to set the Vision, Frame and Business plan of our project in fantastic inspiring surroundings. My favorite thing about the Co Project Farm was maybe the incredible night sky full of stars, silence and calmness".
- Madeleine Brun Landmark - OrbTank
FOCUSED WORK WITH RELAXATION ON THE SIDE
"I came to the farm to write parts of my thesis. It was such a good environment to concentrate and write. The food was amazing and in the breaks there was always the possibility to pat the animals, jump in the pool or swim in the river nearby. Also it's worth checking out the town of Tomar which is a real beauty, as is the whole area. Thanks to everyone at the farm for that great experience. I will be back!"
- Florian Schickl, Berlin, Germany
NEW WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES
“After five days of learning, creativity, and play on the CO Project Farm, I feel like someone has dusted off my brain and opened my eyes to a whole new world of possibilities.”
- Sarah Shipman - Design Summer Camp - New York USA