2016 Education, Seminars, Training and Workshops

Photo of Cob Oven BuildingSo much to learn, so little time! Make the most of your year by participating in an educational experience at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage.

Dancing Rabbit members are passionate about sharing the skills we gain while crafting our homes and our lives here. Our nonprofit also hosts educational experiences. This page lists events held at DR, presented by members of the Ecovillage and nonprofit staff. (For events held elsewhere, check out our Upcoming Events and Presentations page.)

Check back for updates as information becomes available. See also our calendar of events. We look forward to seeing you soon!


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!



Sept 17-25, 2016 Permaculture Design Course

We are teaming up with Midwest Permaculture to offer our second Permaculture Design Course (PDC) right here at Dancing Rabbit!  The course will cover the full PDC curriculum, with creative and practical techniques for designing abundant food, water, energy and housing systems, with more in-depth info on what it takes to create authentic and long-lasting community. For more information and to register here.

Look for these events in 2017:

Midwest Sustainable Communities Conference

Join us for a weekend of community building, sustainability learning and climate change activism, hosted by the midwest’s premier ecovillage, Dancing Rabbit. The weekend will feature talks, workshops, networking opportunities and hundreds of small moments of connection and inspiration. See here for more information.

Ecovillage Experience: Skills for Living Lightly

Spend five days with us at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage gathering ideas, concepts, and skills for living lightly wherever you live. The course includes hands-on interactive opportunities with natural building, low-carbon gardens and kitchens, alternative energy systems, organic resource recycling, as well as permaculture design, alternative economic systems, skills for human connection and cooperation, and creative fun – all part of life at Dancing Rabbit!  The course will guide you to create a plan for bringing your learning home with you. To learn more or sign up, just click here.

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 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 click here.