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2023 in-Person Fairs
April 29-30, 2023
July 15-16, 2023
West Bend, Wisc.
Sept. 16-17, 2023
Mother Earth News PresentS:
REAL FOOD EXPERIENCE
MAY 28-29, 2022
douglas county Fairgrounds
Discover the rewarding journey of the Real Food Experience from MOTHER EARTH NEWS in Lawrence, Kansas, May 28-29, 2022! Learn not just the what but the how, why, where, and when of real food in this hands-on experience.
Whether you are taking your first steps in your real food journey or refining the skills you already have, get connected to the food that nourishes you and your community with the guidance of experts. Learn how to cultivate real food while following sustainable and regenerative practices.
enjoy the Fair ONLINE right in your home
Participants in our online programs have access to pre-recorded video courses, live webinars, and recordings from our live webinars on some of our most popular topics along with other amazing educational content.
Get access to our online courses and recorded webinars – including more than a dozen new courses in the works! For this program, we’re using the Teachable platform. Here, we offer “courses,” and each course features pre-recorded video workshops hosted by the esteemed experts that make up the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR family, along with supporting materials and handouts. Each workshop video is on average 20 to 30 minutes long.
We also use this platform to post all of our live webinar recordings.
great gift idea!
Give your friend or loved one a one year All-Access subsription to MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR Online. They’ll have unlimited access to dozens of courses and workshops to enjoy and learn. Click the button above for more information about this program, including a list of all current courses and prerecorded webinars.
working together to create a sustainable life
The Mother Earth News Fair is your passport to money-saving hacks, health-boosting remedies, and environmental strategies from leading experts and entrepreneurs around the country. In addition to presentations and hands-on workshops, you’ll encounter a vast marketplace abounding with innovative resources and products to enrich your life. Admission for children 17 and under is free, and there are plenty of youth-oriented activities – including live animals!
With our growing emphasis on interactive programming, you can learn new skillsets live and on-site. More than ever before, the Mother Earth News Fair is truly an immersive experience where Mother Earth News magazine comes to life.
WANT TO exhibit AT the Mother Earth News Fair?
Reach new customers interested in a sustainable lifestyle – apply to exhibit.
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!
Take Your Skills to the Next Level with hands-on workshops
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!
Check locations for release dates of hands-on and extended workshop schedules.
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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.