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2017 Burlington, Vt. 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
Grit Stage
Heirloom Gardener Stage
The Livestock Conservancy Stage
Modern Homesteading Stage
Mountain Rose Herbs Stage
Real Food Stage
Sustainability Stage
Yanmar Sustainable Agriculture Stage
Kids' Treehouse Stage
Natural Building Demonstrations
Ask a Natural Builder
Ace McArleton and Jacob "Deva" Racusin
You Can Build a Better Building with Straw
Ace McArleton and Jacob "Deva" Racusin
Reclaim Your Health with Ayurveda, One of the World’s Oldest Healing Systems
Ananta Ripa Ajmera
Making Pickles
Andrea Chesman
Rendering and Cooking with Animal Fats
Andrea Chesman
Getting the Most Out of Your Hoop House or Greenhouse
Andrew Mefferd
Compost Your Way to Better Soil
Barbara Pleasant
Tractor Maintenance and Attachment Options
Ben Housch
Aromatherapy for Wellness
Billy Galloway
Cooking with Herbs for Lifelong Health and Vitality
Brittany Nickerson
Kids Bringing Their Mission to Marketplace: Youth social entrepreneurs improving the world
C S Wurzberger
Ferments: Learn how to make quick and easy fruit kvass, and more!
Celeste Longacre
Guinea-Keeping for Organic Pest Control
Cindy Gibson
One-Hour Cheese: Extraordinary cheeses made with ordinary ingredients
Claudia Lucero
Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being
Connie Jacoby
How to Grow Epic Tomatoes in Your Gardens: Varieties, stories, and useful tips
Craig LeHoullier
Caveat Comedentis: Eater beware of new engineered foods
Darryl Benjamin
Dairy Fermentation
David Asher
Natural Cheesemaking
David Asher
The Six Most Common Mistakes Made with Electric Fencing
David Kennard
Durable and Beautiful Hair-On Hides
Dennis Biswell
Backyard Foraging
Ellen Zachos
Smoothies and Seed Starting
Emily Lesiak
The Return of the Family Milk Cow
Faith Schlabach
Goats: Keeping your herd healthy the holistic way
Gianaclis Caldwell
Kombucha and the Human Microbiome
Hannah Crum
Kid's Kombucha Tasting and SCOBY Bacteria "Petting Zoo"
Hannah Crum
Natural Organic Pest Control
Howard Garrett
Tree Planting, Natural Organic Tree Care, and Fabulous Trees of the World
Howard Garrett
Growing Great Garlic and Perennial Onions
Ira Wallace
Making a Living on 1.5 Acres
Jean-Martin Fortier
Heritage Hogwash
Jeannette Beranger
Make Mead Like a Viking
Jereme Zimmerman
Easy Peasy Edibles
Jessi Bloom
Grow Your Own Broom
John Holzwart
Mastering Vegetable Fermentation for Fun, Flavor, and Health
Kirsten K. Shockey
Easy Seed Starting
Lisa Ziegler
So You Want to Build Your Own Home?
Mac Rood
Brain-Boosting Herbs
Maria Noel Groves
Chick Fever: Getting started for less
Melissa Caughey
Whole Animal Butchery
Meredith Leigh
Introduction to Charcuterie
Meredith Leigh
Cold-Hardy Winter Vegetables
Pam Dawling
A Tiny Home to Call Your Own: Living well in just-right houses
Patricia Foreman
Chick in Egg: The miracle of incubation
Patricia Foreman
Renewable Natural Gas
Paul Scheckel
Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening
Peter Burke
10 Easy Seeds to Save
Petra Page-Mann
Easy Seeds to Start with Kids
Petra Page-Mann
Maternal Breed Selection: A key to meat goat doe herd fitness and profitability
Richard Browning Jr.
General Hive Inspection: A live demonstration
Shane Gebauer
What Does It Take to Get Started in Beekeeping?
Shane Gebauer
Not Suitable for Agriculture: Good farming with poor land, small savings, and a lot to learn
Shawn and Beth Dougherty
Secret Organic Gardening Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind
Shawna Coronado
Arthritis in the Garden: How to lower chronic pain without drugs
Shawna Coronado
Giving New Life to Trees Headed to the Landfill
Silas Kyler
Herbal Remedies for Pain Relief
Stephanie Tourles
Reclaiming Our Traditional Food Ways
Susan Israel
Growing Elderberry for Health and Profit
Terry Durham
Solar-Energy Systems and Costs: Which is right for you
Tom Brennan
Craft Distilling: Making liquor legally at home
Victoria Miller
The Permaculture Market Garden
Zach Loeks
Build Your Own Wood-Fired Pizza Oven From Dirt
Uncle Mud and Family
Kids Can Build with Sticks and Mud
Uncle Mud and Family
Cheap Sturdy Buildings from Straw, Clay, and Pallets
Uncle Mud and Family
Kids Can Build with Sticks and Mud
Uncle Mud and 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
Grit Stage
Heirloom Gardener Stage
The Livestock Conservancy Stage
Modern Homesteading Stage
Mountain Rose Herbs Stage
Real Food Food Stage
Sustainability Stage
Yanmar Sustainable Agriculture Stage
Kids' Treehouse Stage
Natural Building Demonstrations
Ayurveda: Food for your body, mind, and spirit
Ananta Ripa Ajmera
Growing Vining/Fruiting Crops in Hoop Houses and Greenhouses
Andrew Mefferd
Plant to Preserve
Barbara Pleasant
The Resilient Homestead: Lessons learned
Ben Falk
Comfort Foods and Cravings: What does your body really need?
Brittany Nickerson
Attract Thousands of Perfect Buyers: Showcase your green products and services with podcasting
C S Wurzberger
Kids Bringing Their Mission to Marketplace: Youth social entrepreneurs improving the world
C S Wurzberger
Preserving the Bounty
Celeste Longacre
The Continually Evolving No-Mortgage Cottage
Chris McClellan
Dairy-Free Cheese: Easy, delicious, and custom-made for your diet
Claudia Lucero
Enjoying Cheese Bites from the Garden with Kids: Fresh cheese flavored with honey, herbs, and edible flowers
Claudia Lucero
Are Old Hand Tools Still Relevant for the Modern Homestead?
Cody Wranglerstar
How to Bring Your Garden to the Sun: Achieving success with container and straw bale gardening
Craig LeHoullier
Guinea Fowl 101
Dana Manchester
Making Leather and Buckskin
Dennis Biswell
The Wildcrafted Cocktail
Ellen Zachos
DIY Homestead Health Care
Faith Schlabach
Quick Mozzarella and Beautiful Burrata: So easy!
Gianaclis Caldwell
Simple, Quick, Delicious Cheeses Anyone Can Make: Paneer and ricotta
Gianaclis Caldwell
Kombucha Demo Workshop
Hannah Crum
Attracting Pollinators to Your Vegetable Garden
Ira Wallace
Hopping for Fun and Profit with Heritage Rabbits
Jeannette Beranger
Brewing Beer for the Modern Homesteader
Jereme Zimmerman
ReWild the Child!
Jessi Bloom
Weeds and Water: Wisdom for resiliency
Jessi Bloom
Pastured Poultry Profit$
Joel Salatin
STARTS AT 9:15 a.m.
From a Frog's Perspective
Joel Salatin
Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms for the Rest of Us
John Holzwart
Hand Tools for Wood Harvesting, Firewood Processing, and Basic Woodworking
Jonathon LeValley
The Homestead Medic
Joseph Alton, MD
Fiery Ferments
Kirsten K. Shockey
There's Gold in Them There Hives: Health benefits of beehive resources
Laurie Dotson
Cut Flower Farming: Getting started
Lisa Ziegler
Farm to Table’s Role in Reducing Climate Change and Environmental Damage
Lyndon Virkler
Making the Farmer-Chef Connection
Lyndon Virkler
Natural Stress Relief and Energizing Herbs
Maria Noel Groves
Colorful Paper Chicken Friends
Melissa Caughey
Gardening with Chickens: More secrets to success
Melissa Caughey
Producing Asian Greens
Pam Dawling
Home Poultry Processing: The art and science of micro-scale meat bird processing (using tools you already have!)
Patricia Foreman
Eggs-traordinary Eggs: The science, tricks, and secrets of eggs
Patricia Foreman
Resilient Gardening in Changing Climates
Petra Page-Mann
Smaller Cows for Smaller Farms: Reducing cow size to increase productivity
Richard Browning Jr.
Varroa Management
Shane Gebauer
Intensive Grazing for the Homesteader
Shawn and Beth Dougherty
Spice Up Your Love Life with Herbs!
Stephanie Tourles
Modern Homestead Q and A
The Wranglerstars
Understanding Geothermal Heating and Cooling
Tim Wright
Sourdough Is Not a Flavor: Naturally leavened bread, simplified
Victoria Miller
Up-Close Guinea Encounter
Guinea Fowl International Association
Creative Housing from Dirt and Junk
Uncle Mud and Family
Open Mud: Spontaneous hands-on building demos
Uncle Mud and Family
Build a Rocket Mass Heater
Uncle Mud and Family
Earthen Plasters You Can Make at Home
Uncle Mud and Family
Kids Can Build with Sticks and Mud
Uncle Mud and Family