Author: Alline Anderson


Alline has been a member of Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage since 1999. She and her husband Kurt run the Milkweed Mercantile, a strawbale, solar- and wind-powered Inn and Seminar Program. Contact her at alline AT milkweedmercantile.com—she’d love to hear from you.

Articles by Alline Anderson include:

  • Cars and Rabbits (Issue # 143)
  • Building a Business in Community (Issue # 138)
  • The Solace of Friends in Community (Issue # 151)

The Solace of Friends in Community

Posted on June 7, 2011 by

Women’s Empowerment Circles offer community-within-community, building trust, caring, and mutual support.


Building a Business in Community

Posted on March 7, 2008 by

There wasn’t much chance that her lifelong dream of owning a bookstore would come true in her rural Missouri community. So Alline Anderson set off down the exciting and terrifying path of launching the Milkweed Mercantile–creating jobs, providing a market for community products, and offering a warm place for visitors to put up their feet.