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2017 Asheville, N.C. MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR Schedule

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Saturday

Stage Name 9:30-10:30 a.m. 11:00-12:00 p.m. 12:30-1:30 p.m. 2:00-3:00 p.m. 3:30-4:30 p.m. 5:00-6:00 p.m.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Stage
Earth Fare Healthy Food Stage
Grit Stage
Heirloom Gardener Stage
The Livestock Conservancy Stage
Modern Homesteading Stage
Mother Earth Living Stage
Mountain Rose Herbs Stage
Organic Gardening Stage
Sustainability Stage
Yanmar Sustainable Agriculture Stage
Kids' Treehouse Stage
Folk School Demonstrations
Natural Building Demonstrations
Tractor Maintenance and Attachment Options
Ben Housch
Grow Create Inspire: Be a change maker in your community
Crystal Stevens
Reclaiming Our Traditional Food Ways
Elizabeth Rich
Simple, Quick, Delicious Cheeses Anyone Can Make: Paneer and ricotta
Gianaclis Caldwell
Growing Your Own Food on the Homestead
Greg Key
Natural Organic Pest Control
Howard Garrett
Growing and Preserving Unusual Fruits
John Holzwart
Backyard Chicken Myth-Busting
Melissa Caughey and Dr. Patrick Biggs
Earthbag Building Essentials
Morgan Caraway
Vibrant Herbal Condiments for Spring
Nanette Davidson
Small-Scale Alcohol Fuel
Richard Freudenberger
What Does It Take to Get Started in Beekeeping?
Shane Gebauer
Mixed Species Management: Intensive grazing on the small family farm
Shawn and Beth Dougherty
Soil and Seeds, Sprouts to Success
Un-Included Club Youth Leaders
Kids Bringing their Mission to Marketplace - Youth social entrepreneurs improving the world
C S Wurzberger
Is Wind Energy Right for You?
Dan Chiras
Making Things from Pallets
David Reed
The New Home Herbalist: Where do I begin?
Dawn Combs
Backyard Foraging
Ellen Zachos
Kombucha and the Human Microbiome
Hannah Crum
Draft Horses are Uplifting
Jason Rutledge
The Shocking Truth About Electric Fence
Joe Putnam
Healthy Food for Everyone: A guide to mason jar salads
Laurie Aker
Get to Know an Angora Rabbit
Martha Owen
Growing Sweet Potatoes from Start to Finish
Pam Dawling
Home Poultry Processing: The art and science of micro-scale meat bird processing ... using tools you already have
Patricia Foreman
Mushroom Cultivation for Everyone
Tradd Cotter
The Permaculture Market Garden
Zach Loeks
Essential Oils for Summer
Billy Galloway
The Return of the Family Milk Cow
Faith Schlabach
Tree Planting, Natural Organic Tree Care, and Fabulous Trees of the World
Howard Garrett
Compact Farms: Planning for big results from small spaces
Josh Volk
Build Your Own Wood-Fired Pizza Oven From Dirt
Kelley Adair and Uncle Mud
How to Be Organic, Part 1: The basics
Kevin Fletcher, Jillian Lowery, and Bill Ahrens
Colorful Paper Chicken Friends
Melissa Caughey
Sausage Making 101
Meredith Leigh
Sustain and Grow Your Farm Dream with Grant Assistance
Michele Beener
Incubation 101
Pascale Deffieux Pearce
Recycling Scrap Metal into Useful Tools for Your Homestead
Paul Garrett
General Hive Inspection: A live demonstration
Shane Gebauer
Arthritis in the Garden – How to Lower Chronic Pain Without Drugs
Shawna Coronado
Solar-Energy Systems and Costs: Which is right for you
Tom Brennan
Split Bamboo Crafting
Aaron McCarty
Getting the Most Out of Your Hoop House or Greenhouse
Andrew Mefferd
Heat With Solar: Successfully radiant heat integration
Arden Steiner
Plant to Preserve
Barbara Pleasant
Attract Thousands of Perfect Buyers … Showcase Your Green Products and Services with Podcasting
C S Wurzberger
Caring for the Largest Organ of Your Body Naturally ... Your Skin
Connie Jacoby
Make Money Raising Therapeutic Plants and Animals
Dr. Frank King
DIY: Chicken coops and tractors on the cheap
Eric and Karen Thompson
Goats: Keeping your herd healthy the holistic way
Gianaclis Caldwell
Kid's Kombucha Tasting & SCOBY Bacteria "Petting Zoo"
Hannah Crum
Making Woodenware on the Spring Pole Lathe
Hazen Alward
What's Out There? Dealing with Animal Predators
Janet Vorwald Dohner
Business Skills for Farming Success
Julia Shanks
Craft Distilling: Making liquor legally at home
Victoria Miller
Raisin' Cane and Gettin' Juiced
Alan and Susan Fox
Food Wisdom: The new role of nutrition and how that impacts our health
Andi Locke Mears
Finding Land for Urban Agriculture
Christine Noonan
Guinea-Keeping for Organic Pest Control
Cindy Gibson
Family Adventures in Vermiculture
Crystal Stevens
Chinese Greenhouses: The intelligent choice for year-round production
Dan Chiras
Cheap Sturdy Buildings from Straw, Clay, and Pallets
David Reed
Growing Great Garlic and Perennial Onions
Ira Wallace
Heritage Hogwash
Jeannette Beranger
Hand-Tooled Surface Design in Leather
Karen Stack
Cut Flower Farming: Getting started
Lisa Ziegler
Whole Animal Butchery
Meredith Leigh
A Tiny Home to Call Your Own: Living well in just-right houses
Patricia Foreman
Recycling and Composting with Mushrooms
Tradd Cotter
Simple Marketing: Selling your livestock farm products
Alison Martin
Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being
Connie Jacoby
The Scoop on Poop
Dan Chiras
Introduction to Solar Power: On-grid, off-grid, grid-tie, battery backup, and generators
Jeffrey Yago
Make Mead Like a Viking
Jereme Zimmerman
Mastering Vegetable Fermentation for Fun, Flavor and Health
Kirsten K. Shockey
Easy Seed Starting
Lisa Ziegler
How to Produce Half Your Food in Less Than an Hour Per Day in a Backyard
Marjory Wildcraft
Brooms from the Ground Up
Mark Hendry
Smoothies and Seed Starting
Nicole Peltz
Understanding and Making Handcrafted Soap
Regina Bauscher
Growing Elderberry for Health and Profit
Terry Durham
Building Things with Mud and Junk
Uncle Mud aka Chris McClellan
Open Mud: Spontaneous hands-on building demos
Uncle Mud & Family
Stage Name 9:30-10:30 a.m. 11:00-12:00 p.m. 12:30-1:30 p.m. 2:00-3:00 p.m. 3:30-4:30 p.m.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Stage
Earth Fare Healthy Food Stage
Grit Stage
Heirloom Gardener Stage
The Livestock Conservancy Stage
Modern Homesteading Stage
Mother Earth Living Stage
Mountain Rose Herbs Stage
Organic Gardening Stage
Sustainability Stage
Yanmar Sustainable Agriculture Stage
Kids' Treehouse Stage
Folk School Demonstrations
Natural Building Demonstrations
Nature's Pharmaceuticals
Billy Galloway
Guinea Fowl 101
Dana Manchester
Natural Salts and the Mistake of the Low-Salt Diet
Darryl Bosshardt
The Wildcrafted Cocktail
Ellen Zachos
Emergency Power Long After the Grid and Your Generator Have Failed
Jeffrey Yago
Hand Tools for Wood Harvesting, Firewood Processing, and Basic Woodworking
Jonathon LeValley
Going Local Without Going Crazy: 25 Tips to increase your local footprint
Julia Shanks
Designing a Year-Round Solar Greenhouse
Marc Plinke
Vibrant Herbal Condiments for Spring
Nanette Davidson
Chick in Egg: The miracle of incubation
Patricia Foreman
Secret Organic Gardening Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind
Shawna Coronado
Sourdough Is Not a Flavor: Naturally-leavened bread, simplified
Victoria Miller
Build a Rocket Mass Heater
Uncle Mud & Family
Wild Food: "Find dining" for free
Alan Muskat
Organic Gardening for Newbies: Avoiding beginner mistakes
Barbara Pleasant
How to Use Space Efficiently
Christine Noonan
Women in Agriculture: The need for community
Cyndi Ball
Achieving Complete Self-Sufficiency
Dan Chiras
Sustainable Hive Products
Dawn Combs
Homestead U: Lessons learned in 30 years of homesteading
Faith Schlabach
Brewing Beer for the Modern Homesteader
Jereme Zimmerman
Raising Meat Rabbits in Your Backyard
Lori Denley
A Rainbow of Naturally Dyed Yarns Lifted from the Pot
Martha Owen and Emolyn Liden
Gardening with Chicken: Secrets to success
Melissa Caughey
Introduction to Charcuterie
Meredith Leigh
Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades: Bastes, butters, and glazes, too
Steven Raichlen
Kids Can Build with Sticks and Mud
Uncle Mud & Family
Kids Can Build with Sticks and Mud
Uncle Mud & Family
Whole Bamboo Crafting
Aaron McCarty
Growing Vining/Fruiting Crops In Hoop Houses and Greenhouses
Andrew Mefferd
The Continually Evolving No-Mortgage Cottage
Chris and Sarah McClellan
Vermiculture 101
Crystal Stevens
Taking Care of Business: Business law for farmers, homesteaders and artisan food producers
Elizabeth Rich
The Value of Farm Dogs: Choosing the right working partner
Janet Vorwald Dohner
The Chicken Codex: Breeding a better bird
Jeannette Beranger
Edible Landscaping: Perennial food crops for your yard
John Holzwart
Compact Farms: Selling what you sow
Josh Volk
How to Be Organic, Part 2: Specifics for chickens, goats, pigs, backyards, homesteads, and small market production
Kevin Fletcher, Jillian Lowery, and Bill Ahrens
Fiery Ferments
Kirsten K. Shockey
Forging Hardware for the Homestead
Paul Garrett
Medicinal Mushrooms: Cultivation, extractions and product development
Tradd Cotter
Up-Close Guinea Encounter
Guinea Fowl International Association
Is a Heritage Beef Enterprise Right for You?
Alison Martin
Off-Grid Aquaponics
Dan Chiras
Kids Love Bees
Dawn Combs
Quick Mozzarella and Beautiful Burrata: So easy!
Gianaclis Caldwell
Attracting Pollinators to Your Vegetable Garden
Ira Wallace
From a Frog's Perspective
Joel Salatin
Hand-Tooled Surface Design in Leather
Karen Stack
Earthen Plasters You Can Make at Home
Kelley Adair
Vegetable Gardening: Got flowers?
Lisa Ziegler
Succession Planting for Continuous Vegetable Harvests
Pam Dawling
Eggs-traordinary Eggs: The science, tricks, and secrets of eggs
Patricia Foreman
Varroa Management
Shane Gebauer
Functional Designs for Homesteads
Shawn Jadrnicek
Not Suitable for Agriculture: Good farming with poor land, small savings, and a lot to learn
Shawn and Beth Dougherty
Pastured Poultry Profit$
Joel Salatin
STARTS AT 9:15 a.m.
Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms: Take these steps to fruit your own fungi for money, food, and fun
Alan and Susan Fox
Heritage Meat Goats: From the backyard herder to the commercial producer!
Donna Askew
Kombucha Demo Workshop
Hannah Crum
Making Woodenware on the Spring Pole Lathe
Hazen Alward
Extending the Harvest: Creating a four season garden
Ira Wallace
DIY Laundry Soap
Jordan Henderson
The Homestead Medic
Joseph Alton, MD
Natural Paints You Can Make at Home
Kelley Adair
Wild Weeds!
Mimi Hernandez
Solar Cooking Class
Paul Munsen
Functional Designs for Small Farms
Shawn Jadrnicek
Understanding Geothermal Heating and Cooling
Tim Wright
Fungi in the Classroom
Tradd Cotter