We’re bringing the Fair right to 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.
Mother Earth News Fair
Online: Summer 2020 ALL CONTENT IS NOW AVAILABLE!
Get access to all eight courses with 56 workshop videos now! 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 20 to 30 minutes long.
The online program features eight courses, each covering the MOTHER EARTH NEWS key content areas. These courses function similarly to stages at a physical FAIR. Each topic features seven workshop videos – more than 23 hours of workshops altogether!
Click “Register Now” and you will be redirected to the registration page with a list of all video workshops and other course benefits.
There were more than 6,000 participants for our Skills for Self-Reliance Mini-Course that ran through May! This condensed series featured workshop videos from some of our most highly attended FAIR workshops. Topics ranged from elderberry to raising chickens, from fermenting kraut to getting started off-grid.
See what people are saying about the Mini-Course:
“So excited to try this. Thank you for sharing this simple process. It was overwhelming in my mind before your virtual class.”
– Sandra Y.
“Even if you have chickens you learn something new. Also when I didn’t catch a part of the lecture I was able to replay it right away. Very clear instructions and includes everything you will experience raising chickens.”
– Margaret M.
“What a fantastic presentation! This was time well spent. Lots of usable info, presented in a clear and helpful manner, with plenty of visual aids and real-life examples. Thanks for a well-prepared and -presented talk!”
– Rita R.
We have also launched a series of weekly webinars on Zoom with some of our favorite authors and nationally renowned experts.
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.
Pull up a chair, roll up your sleeves, and learn directly from our stable of nationally renowned experts on a variety of topics. There’s something for everyone, young and old!
It’s not every day that you can save on great deals from hundreds of regional and national vendors that feature sustainable lifestyle products and services in one location.
Whether you’re trying to grow your small business or just make new connections, the FAIR is ideally suited to expand your network and foster a community striving for a common goal.
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.
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.