2022 Visitor Programs, Workshops, and Tours

Sustainable Living Visitor Program

For over 20 years, Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage has been a thriving sustainability demonstration project in Northeast Missouri. You can experience everything from organic permaculture garden and design to natural buildings, alternative energy, inner sustainability and self governance when you come and visit for our 2 week visitor program. Every year we host visitor programs along with other ways to come see the village. Click below to get more information on how you can come experience an eco-conscious community firsthand.

Visitor Program Dates:
  • April 17 – May 1 (2 weeks)
  • June 5 – 19 (2 weeks)
  • July 17 – 31 (2 weeks)
  • August 21 – September 4 (2 weeks)
  • October 9 – 23 (2 weeks)

Natural Building Workshop

Building homes and other structures that are healthy for humans and for the planet is an essential part of sustainability. At Dancing Rabbit we strive towards these ideals as we try to build homes that are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and long-lived. Join us for a life changing hands-on weekend of learning and building. You’ll take away natural building knowledge and experience that can be applied anywhere, including an existing home.

Natural Building Workshops
  • June 2 – 5 (3 days)
  • Sept. 15 – 18 (3 days)

Cob Oven Workshop
  • July 15 – 17 (3 days)

Ecovillage Experience Weekend

Join us for a weekend packed with information on living in a sustainable community. Gather information on how you too can live a light and rich life in modern day society. From natural buildings and alternative energy to low carbon gardens and communication and conflict resolution for cooperative culture there is something for everyone!

Ecovillage Experience Weekends
  • May 27 – 30 (3 days)
  • September 22 – 25 (3 days)

Women's Retreat

Embrace growth, self-love, and transformation at our four day Women’s Retreat. The path to re-impassioning your life, creativity and sacred gifts starts here. Come awaken your inner goddess and journey to a new and empowered you. You can rediscover your intrinsic wisdom and deepen your connection to yourself, nature and other women. Join us and connect with yourself in nature at our ecovillage, surrounded by supportive women.

Women’s Retreat
  • October 6 – 9 (3 days)

Intro to Permaculture Course

Using our twenty-year-old ecovillage as a living laboratory, our Intro to Permaculture Course interweaves the wisdom and knowledge of the permaculture movement with the firsthand learning experiences of an intentional community. This introductory course can help you dive into the interconnected world of permaculture. Come learn ecological design principles that encompass the whole system working with nature to provide a regenerative form of growing food and living life.

Intro to Permaculture
  • August 11 – 14 (3 days)

Join us for our Annual Open House in 2022:

  • Free tours begin every half hour from 1-4pm
  • Natural Building Demonstration
  • Petting Farm
  • Music
  • Craft Fair
  • Pizza and Drinks for sale
  • and more!
Open House
  • September 3rd