Topeka, Kan.

Topeka, Kan.

Topeka, Kan.

Topeka, Kan.

Topeka, Kan.

We appreciate you!

Thank you to everyone who made the 2018 Kansas Mother Earth News Fair possible! Whether you spoke, exhibited or were there to enjoy everything we put together, we couldn’t have done it without you. Check out details from our 2018 event below!


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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!

Explore Ways to save money and live efficiently

Mother Earth News has been helping folks live simpler, more meaningful lives since the magazine was launched – nearly 50 years ago. No matter your personal interests you know you can count on Mother’s quality workshops for field-tested, country-honed guidance that will set you free – and put money in your pocket!

Livestock Behavior and Handling
with Temple Grandin

Keep your animals calm and safe with Temple Grandin’s groundbreaking insights and methods, now tailored specifically for small farms.

How to Make Your Own Coconut Milk!
with Emily Lesiak

Learn how simple it is to make your own coconut milk at home. Be sure to stick around for samples of Coconut Bliss ice cream to inspire your own creations.

Building Better Soil
with John Moody

John Moody provides a hands-on look at how to build good soil quality and quadruple organic soil matter content in just one to two years.

Demystifying DIY Makeup
with Marie Rayma

Ever wanted to make your own makeup, but had no idea where to start? Begin here!

Interactive! Family Adventures in Vermiculture
with Crystal Stevens

Learn how worms benefit your soil, your garden and the world!

Growing Elderberry for Health and Profit
wtih Terry Durham

Learn about the past, present, and future of elderberry.

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!

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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.

View the Kansas Exhibitor and Sponsor List

WANT TO exhibit AT the Mother Earth News Fair?

Reach new customers interested in a sustainable lifestyle — apply to exhibit.

Find Your Way

Get the layout of the venue, and find your favorite stage and exhibitors before you go to the FAIR.

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Get Your Passes Today!

$20 Kansas Single Day Pass
  • 1 Single-day wristband
  • Access to all exhibits and presentations for that day
  • Children 17 and under get in FREE!
Pre-Order and Save $5
$25 Kansas Weekend Pass
  • 1 Weekend wristband
  • Access to all exhibits and presentations for all days
  • 20% coupon for the Fair bookstore
  • Children 17 and under get in FREE!
Pre-Order and Save $5
$50 Kansas Weekend Pass Package
  • 2 Weekend Wristbands
  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS Archive on USB 1970-2017
  • Access to all exhibits and presentations for all days
  • 20% coupon for the Fair bookstore
  • Children 17 and under get in FREE!
Most Popular Option
$75 Kansas Preferred Seating
  • 1 Preferred Seating Lanyard
  • Access to all exhibits and presentations for all days
  • Access to seating in the front rows of all presentations
  • 20% coupon for the Fair bookstore
  • Children 17 and under get in FREE!
Front Row Seating


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until the Kansas fair!



Oct. 13-14, 2018

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Kansas Expocentre
One Expocentre Dr.
Topeka, Kan. 66612


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From Kansas City:

Travel I-70 West, exit at East Topeka, continue to exit 363 (Adams St). Turn left at stop sign, take a right onto 21st St follow to Topeka Blvd. Turn right onto Topeka Blvd then you should see Expocentre on the left hand side of the street.

Places to Stay

Mother Earth News Fair has partnered with Stay22 to provide you with all available accommodations (hotels, Airbnbs, hostels, etc.) at the lowest price online. This pricing is equal or better than what you’ll find on any discount travel or hotel website. Book directly from the map below!

Capital City KOA
1949 SW 49th
Topeka, KS 66609
Phone: 800-562-4793
Use Code “ME” for FAIR discount

Deer Creek Valley RV Park
3140 SE 21st St.,
Topeka, KS 66607
Phone: 785-357-8555


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