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The Milkweed Mercantile (taken before we completed the screened-in porch)Stairway from guest lounge. Strawbale wall, locally-harvested honey-locust flooring, hand crafted woodwork.
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Milkweed Mercantile Family-Friendly

Alline User Profile

Milkweed Mercantile Family-Friendly

4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
2.5 baths
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
2.5 baths

Come stay at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage! Our strawbale inn runs on solar and wind power. Four comfortable bedrooms; a full breakfast included in rates. This room is family-friendly with a queen and two twin beds. A private tour is available for $20.


  • Essentials
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Wifi
  • Free parking on premises
  • Hot tub
  • Breakfast

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in time is 3PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM


4 Reviews

Michelle User Profile
September 2015
What a lovely experience we had at Milkweed Mercantile. Our hosts were welcoming and fabulous cooks, especially with one of us being vegan and gluten free. Our beds were comfy, and the rooms were clean. The most wonderful part of staying there was the community spirit. Eating …
Alline User Profile
Response from Alline:
Thanks Michelle! We look forward to your next visit (I've got some new recipes for you, too!)
September 2015
Kent User Profile
May 2015
Our two-night stay at the Milkweed EcoInn was delightful. The rooms and common areas are clean, comfortable and inviting. The innkeepers are warm, interesting and helpful. This is not an ordinary B and B, set as it is in the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. But if you are up for so…
Carolyn User Profile
September 2012
Alline and Kurt were wonderful, warm hosts. They are fulfilling their mission of sharing their sustainable home and community by educating people around their table in the Milkweed Mercantile. I spent one night in the Rachel Carson room and one night and decided I needed to stay…
Adina User Profile
October 2011
Words don't even describe how much I enjoyed my stay at the Milkweed. Alline, Kurt, and the whole host of other Village residents I met during my stay were nothing but wonderful, welcoming, funny, engaging, and kind. My dog and I were made to feel completely at home. After a f…

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Hosted by Alline

Rutledge, Missouri, United StatesJoined in July 2011
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7 Reviews
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, I've happily made my home in rural Northeast Missouri at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage sinceno one is more surprised than I!). My husband Kurt Kessner and I built our strawbale home in, and indecided to build an Inn to encourage and enable…
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