There is a growing movement of people choosing to raise their rabbits in a colony setting. A rabbit colony is simply group housing for rabbits. You may keep lots of rabbits together in one house, or choose to just keep them in bonded pairs or small groups.
Raising Meat Rabbits in a Colony is growing in popularity with people wishing to provide their rabbits with a more natural way of life. You have heard of free range pasture fed chicken, well this is free range pasture fed rabbit.
Here are the pros and cons of colony vs cages: