Be Like Water: A Dancing Rabbit Update

Be Like Water: A Dancing Rabbit Update

Greetings faithful readers, and happy May Day! Danielle here, writing to you from the most beautiful time of year here at Dancing Rabbit. There are a lot of times throughout the year here that probably rival each other in beauty, but this one is especially high in its existential upliftment effect due to the fact that I haven’t had to wear my winter coat lately when I go outside to pee, grab firewood, go to dinner, or the many other things I have to go outside for here. It’s finally warm, and if you read Ted’s column last week, or…read more >
Growth & Optimism (Despite Discomfort)

Growth & Optimism (Despite Discomfort)

CSCC Looks Back on 2017 Another year has come and gone, which I find myself a little more disappointed by than usual, since I have a personal affinity with the number 17. Despite this discomfort, the promise of all that could happen in 2018 is enticing enough that I’m not only willing but excited to open my arms wide and greet the new year, along with all the potential visitors, workshop participants, tour groups, and residents who might find their way to Dancing Rabbit in the coming months. Danielle here, writing to you as the Executive Director for the Center…read more >
Celebrate With Us!

Celebrate With Us!

Here at Dancing Rabbit, we love a good party. Especially when we’re celebrating two decades of paradigm-shifting educational and outreach programs that help create a vibrant, sustainable planet. That’s what this year has been about for us: celebrating our 20th anniversary and legacy! Over the years, our supporters have been vital in ensuring that we offer educational programs and reach more people with our message that a connected, liveable human habitat is possible. As the end of 2017 approaches, you may be reflecting on your year and yourimpact on the world as well. The truth is, by supporting Dancing Rabbit’s mission, you are leaving your own legacy…read more >
For Women: A Rare Opportunity!

For Women: A Rare Opportunity!

Are you a woman who: Feels excited about living a more sustainable life? Could use a break from mainstream culture? Is craving more authentic interactions with other people? Then this email is for you! (Pssst! If you’re not a woman, but you know a woman who might appreciate this opportunity, please do forward this to her!) This summer you have a rare opportunity to experience our life-changing visitor program in the company of other amazing women like you! September 3-17, 2017, the Center for Sustainable and Cooperative Culture (CSCC) at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage is offering our second annual women-only visitor…read more >
Want to Feel Better About the World?

Want to Feel Better About the World?

With so much happening in the world around us, have you been thinking this might be the year you take an even bigger step towards sustainable living? If so, it might be just the right time for you to join us at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage for one of our six Sustainable Living Visitor Program sessions this spring, summer or fall! With almost twenty years as a thriving ecovillage, we have lots to share about virtually every aspect of sustainable living. Natural building? We’ve done it! Green building? That too! Grow food organically? We’ve done it! Use solar and wind power?…read more >
New 2017 Workshop Schedule!

New 2017 Workshop Schedule!

Will you join us for a workshop or visitor program at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in 2017? We took your feedback from last fall’s program survey, and designed this year’s program menu with YOU in mind! Here are ways you can learn with us this year: •  Natural Building Workshop - Come experience the exhilaration of learning how to build with natural materials! This 3-day workshop will cover a variety of wall infill techniques, including cob, cordwood, wattle & daub, and light clay straw. You’ll tour many of DR’s natural buildings, learn from seasoned Dancing Rabbit builders, and come away knowing…read more >
What a Year! CSCC Looks Back at 2016

What a Year! CSCC Looks Back at 2016

Editor’s Note: Not too long ago we shared on our blog a “State of the Village, 2016” piece from Thomas, who serves the village on the Oversight Team. Now we offer a similar retrospective from the Executive Director of Dancing Rabbit’s non-profit branch. Enjoy! First things first: Thank you, thank you, thank you! The Center for Sustainable and Cooperative Culture (CSCC) at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage wants to express our deepest gratitude to everyone who supported our work in 2016. You helped us exceed our fundraising goal for the year, with a final total of over $32,000! Your contributions allow us…read more >
There’s still time!

There’s still time!

Your help is still needed! By supporting our work, you’ll combat environmental destruction in a very real way by sharing with the world our proven results, like how we’ve reduced consumption of unsustainable grid power and damaging daily commuting miles by an amazing 90% compared to the average American. When you give today, you offer crucial resources to some of the most revolutionary training on sustainable lifestyles available in the western world. We need $27,000 this year to meet our fundraising goal, so we can continue slashing carbon footprints across the country.  Will you chip in today to help plant…read more >