Meet our speakers
This is a unique opportunity to interact with some of the most sought after experts in the world of sustainability. Come ready with your questions and look forward to learning something new – directly from the source!
Explore Ways to save money and live efficiently
Mother Earth News has been helping folks live simpler, more meaningful lives since the magazine was launched – nearly 50 years ago. No matter your personal interests you know you can count on Mother’s quality workshops for field-tested, country-honed guidance that will set you free – and put money in your pocket!
Planning Your First Homestead
Kimberlee Bastien shares her family’s experience starting their own homestead, and she reveals how they recently learned 52 homesteading skills in one year.
Making Crisper Pickles
Fresh-pack pickles are a great way to preserve some of your homegrown vegetables. Learn how to keep them crisp even when they are canned.
Arthritis in the Garden: How to lower chronic pain without drugs
Shawna Coronado shows stunning scenes from her garden to illustrate how easy it is to make a few simple lifestyle changes for your own health.
Kombucha and the Human Microbiome
Kombucha is at the nexus of pop culture, cutting-edge science, and fermented foods, serving as a tasty gateway to nutrient-dense foods as well as empowering people to reclaim their immunity through the cultivation of this ancient tonic.
Home Poultry Processing
Learn how to humanely, safely, sanitarily, and skillfully process your birds at home.
Veggie Garden Remix!
Best-selling author Niki Jabbour invites you to shake up your vegetable garden with an intriguing array of food plants from around the world; Cucamelons, Indian cucumbers, chickpeas, Italian leaf broccoli, Chinese artichokes, zaatar, and wonderful greens like Tokyo bekana, amaranth, magenta spreen, and molokhia.
Take Your Skills to the Next Level with Hands-on workhops!
Our new hands-on workshops are quickly becoming one of our most popular attractions! For an additional fee, you can register to take part in these limited engagements aimed at fostering practical, money-saving skillsets. The best way to learn is by doing, and our nationally renowned experts will show you how. Topics run the gamut. Create your own sourdough starter, learn expert seed-saving techniques, explore DIY fermentation processes for homemade kombucha and kimchi, and more!
Finally There’s a Better Way to Find Homesteading Products
The Mother Earth News Fair provides you a rare opportunity: a living and breathing marketplace where you can interact with exhibitors, authors, and innovators whose passion for what they do is matched only by their authority in the industry. Our exhibitors are ready and willing to demo and discuss a vast array of products that will help you live better. Now you can shop the latest sustainable products, compare prices, witness demos, and take advantage of exclusive deals and incentives – all in one place.
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WHEN AND WHERE
PENNSYLVANIA MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR
June 2-3, 2018
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort
777 Waterwheel Dr.
Seven Springs, Pa. 15622
Seven Springs is located approximately one hour’s drive southeast of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh International Airport is the nearest metropolitan airport.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR TRAFFIC ALERT
Please Read the Important Information Below
Due to the PennDOT construction project on the County Line Road bridge in Champion, Pennsylvania., the main route to Seven Springs Mountain Resort from Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 91 is currently under a single-lane alternating traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals.
With the high volume of traffic expected for our 8th annual Mother Earth News Fair this weekend, we are advising that all attendees use an alternate route to travel to the resort after exiting the Turnpike in Donegal.
If you will be exiting the Turnpike from Exit 91 in Donegal this weekend, please follow these directions to travel to Seven Springs Mountain Resort:
Upon exiting the Turnpike, turn left onto PA-31 E and continue for 11.7 miles
Turn right onto Trent Road and continue for 3.7 miles
At the Stop Sign, turn right onto County Line Road and continue for 5.1 miles
The Main Entrance to Seven Springs will be on your left
While avoiding major construction delays, this route will add approximately 10-20 minutes to your travel time. In order to arrive at the resort at your intended time, please be sure to allow yourself extra time for travel.
From Exit 110, Somerset:
From the exit ramp, turn right at the second light
Turn right on Route 31 West at the third traffic light
After approximately 7 miles, turn left at Pioneer Park
After approximately 4 miles, turn right at the first stop sign
Seven Springs will be 5 miles ahead on the left
195 Lost Mountain Lane
Rockwood, PA 15557