2017 Education, Seminars, Training and Workshops

So 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.

Check back for updates as information becomes available. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Natural Building Workshop: Creating Natural Walls
June 22–25, 2017

Come learn to use cob, wattle-and-daub, light clay straw, cordwood, earthen plasters, and other natural materials in sustainable home building. Join Dancing Rabbit builder Hassan Hall for this hands-on introduction to natural building and wall infill techniques. Get ready to get messy!

2017 Permaculture Design Course
September 16–24, 2017

We are teaming up with Midwest Permaculture to offer our third 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, or to register, click here!

THRIVE: Inner Sustainability for Healers, Leaders, & Lovers of the Earth
October 26-29, 2017

Discover how the process of change works, where you (or your organization or community) get stuck in the process of change, and how to get unstuck—so you can make the real and lasting changes you long for, at personal, organizational and global levels. Find out more and register by clicking here!

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? Well, we’ve launched a series of online learning classes for you! Find out more about our “Low Carbon, High Quality” Webinar series!



Workshops at the Milkweed Mercantile

Don’t forget to check out the workshops offered by the Milkweed Mercantile, a bed and breakfast, café and worker-owned cooperative here at Dancing Rabbit! Here are some of the offerings for this year:

  • Women’s building workshop
  • Soap making and herbal medicine weekend
  • July 4th yoga retreat
  • Fearless canning for beginners
  • Natural building workshop

Learn more here..