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Dancing Rabbit EcoVillage Presentation by Tony Sirna

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August 27, 2013
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Dancing Rabbit is an ecovillage and intentional community of about 70 people set amid the hills and prairies of rural northeastern Missouri. Our goal is to live ecologically sustainable and socially rewarding lives, and to share the skills and ideas behind that lifestyle.

In Part I (27 minutes) co-founder Tony Sirna narrates over images of life and work at Dancing Rabbit including its mix of normal and gift economy along with their own local currency. In Part II (53 minutes) Tony talks with a group at the Parker St Coop in Berkeley about how Dancing Rabbit works as a community.




Jai Jai Noire is the producer of the 2-DVD workshop "This Way Out: A Guide To Starting A Worker Cooperative" ( She is a volunteer with NoBAWC and lives in a Limited Equity Housing Coop in Berkeley, CA.  For the past several years she has been videotaping conferences and presentations about worker and housing cooperatives and posting them online (


JJ Noire (2013).  Dancing Rabbit EcoVillage Presentation by Tony Sirna.  Grassroots Economic Organizing (GEO).

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