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2023 IN-PERSON FAIRS
February 18-19, 2023
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April 29-30, 2023
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July 15-16, 2023
WEST BEND, WISC.
Sept. 16-17, 2023
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JULY 15-16, 2023
BAYFRoNT CONVENTION CENTER
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR has a new destination in Pennsylvania: Erie’s Bayfront Convention Center, located on the shores of Lake Erie’s Presque Isle Bay in Western Pennsylvania! Join us July 15-16, 2023 for a weekend of learning and fun, all while enjoying breathtaking, scenic views of Presque Isle Bay.
With two attached hotels and many more options nearby, you can rest easy after a busy day learning and exploring at the FAIR! At this new venue, you still get all the great experiences of the usual FAIR: interesting workshops, engaging experts, and the wonderful MOTHER EARTH NEWS community!
Develop your self-sufficiency skills with direct guidance from some of the most sought after experts in the world of sustainability. Interact not only with the experts but other enthusiastic learners who help make the FAIR such a success! And don’t forget to explore the offerings of vendors and the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR bookstore! What’s better than learning directly from the source? Getting to enjoy a great view at the same time!
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.
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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.