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2021 in-Person Fairs

Seven Springs, Pa
Sept. 17-19, 2021


Belton, TX
Oct. 9-10, 2021


2021 Fall “Maker” Webinar Series

We’re calling it the “Maker” series. Why? We are working with a few of our favorite MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR speaker/authors on this exciting program that is designed to get you crafting, cooking, or just improving your life with real, hands-on experience. These live webinars will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays throughout November and will last no more than 60-90 minutes. When you register to attend you’ll have the option to only register for the webinar or, even better, get books and supplies so you can get in on the action! Oh, and all webinars will be recorded. So if you register but can’t make it to the live broadcasts, for whatever reason, you will be able to view them at a later date. Here is the schedule:

Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021: Saving and Sharing Seeds with Bevin Cohen

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021: Beautiful Flowers with Janice Cox

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021: Mixes in a Jar with Renee Pottle

Friday, Nov. 12, 2021: Composting on a Small Scale with Michelle Balz

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021: Easy Anti-Inflamatory Snacks with Shawna Coronado

Friday, Nov. 19, 2021: Mushrooms You Can Grow at Home with Tradd Cotter

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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.


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.

Register for 2020 Texas FAIR Hands-On Workshops NowSee past and future hands-on workshops

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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