Midwest Sustainable Communities Conference

This year join us in thinking of the 4th of July as Interdependence Day and come together to learn, network, explore, and inspire each other to create a more cooperative and sustainable world on the weekend of July 2 to 4, 2016.

Workshops and networking sessions throughout the weekend will bring us new ideas for how to live sustainably and collectively. From Starting an Intentional Community and Simple Off-grid Solar, to Natural Death & Burial and Holistic Animal Management. Those wanting to deepen their understanding of the sustainability-community connection can get together for a weekend and create some community!

 


Moved to Act: Climate Leadership Intensive


Climate change is the most serious issue facing us today. The world needs leadership right now that is well educated, grounded and willing to let their love of the world and humanity move them to act. Join us August 12–18 in one of the country’s lowest carbon villages for this Dancing Rabbit-style journey to become an active and effective climate activist. To learn more here.

 

 


Learn Permaculture Where it’s Lived Daily!

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Permaculture is all about creating sustainable human habitat. What better place to learn about sustainable human habitat than an ecovillage?

Dancing Rabbit’s Center for Sustainable and Cooperative Culture is delighted to team up again with Midwest Permaculture to offer another 9-day Permaculture Design Course (PDC), happening September 17 to September 25, 2016, right here at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage.

 

 


Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage’s Online Education Series



Are you feeling ready to shift your life and take action? Are you looking to live more like an ecovillager but not able to visit Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage? Well…we have launched an series of online learning classes! Check out all the classes for Dancing Rabbit’s “Low Carbon, High Quality” Webinar series!

 

 


Want to live at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage?

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Do you dream of living in the most sustainable way possible in a community of like-minded folks? Want to find out whether Dancing Rabbit is the right place for you (and your family, sub-community, or group of friends) to bring your dream to reality? If your answer to these questions is yes, please check out our website, especially our visitor program page. We’re excited to have new members join us in creating sustainable culture, and we hope to see you here soon!

 

 


Sustainable Community Living In Progress

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Dancing Rabbit is not a completed ecovillage – it’s very much a work in progress. Please take a moment to learn about our vision and dream. While in this pioneering stage, our lives are dynamic, often busy, and interesting. Daily life is different for each person who lives here, so it isn’t always easy to generalize about life at DR. We’ve tried to include a lot of detail on our website about what it’s like here and how that ties into sustainability. From the everyday needs of food and shelter to the more complex questions of culture and social change, we’ve tried to at least touch on the major points of our young ecovillage.

 

 


The Milkweed Mercantile Eco Inn Welcomes You!

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The Milkweed Mercantile Eco Inn, our on-site bed & breakfast, is open for the season! Owned by two long-term members of DR, the Milkweed Mercantile offers comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, and workshops taught by members of Dancing Rabbit, all in a strawbale building powered by sun and wind. Hand-crafted pizza (with mozzarella and feta cheese made here at Dancing Rabbit) is served every Thursday, and a superb hands-on Canning Workshop is available throughout the summer. Learn more at Milkweed Mercantile website.

 


How you can go on a Carbon Diet

At Dancing Rabbit, we’ve cut our carbon footprint in half. Tony Sirna, a Dancing Rabbit founder, breaks down our carbon footprint and gives a few ideas on how to reduce our impact in our personal lives, our community, and even our government. He focuses on transportation, travel, home energy use, our food, and the goods we consume.


TEDx talk about DR!

TEDxMaikweDancing Rabbit Executive Director Ma’ikwe Schaub Ludwig presented a TEDx talk at Carleton College in Northfield, MN, on October 12th, 2013.
“Living A Sustainable Life Doesn’t Suck. Really.”
In this video she shows how Dancing Rabbit residents use less than 10% of the resources of the average American, while living rich, full, fun lives!

 


Watch More Videos on our Youtube Channel

See what goes on at Dancing Rabbit and learn building techniques at our video web blog. About DRTV (on our March Hare blog)