Mother Earth News Presents:
The Real Food Experience in Lawrence, Kan.
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.
Our stages will include Livestock and Poultry, Food As Medicine, Gardening, Growing Community, Real Food, and Sustainable Agriculture with workshops to help you learn how to grow, process, and harvest your own food from start to finish, covering topics such as seed saving, traditional Indigenous backyard gardens, medicinal mushrooms, making your own vinegar, whole pig and chicken butchery, extending your garden’s harvest through all four seasons, brewing beer, and much more!
Passes to in-depth programming will be released in the coming months but access to exhibitors, a stage of programming, and the MOTHER EARTH NEWS bookstore will be free of charge. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from experts and interact with others who are curious and passionate about real food. Join us in Lawrence to get a taste of the Real Food Experience!
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!
TAKE YOUR SKILLS TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Our hands-on and extended workshops are 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 hand-spinning techniques, explore DIY fermentation with miso, and more!
Book signing schedule
Finally There’s a Better Way to Find Homesteading Products
The Real Food Experience presented by Mother Earth News 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.
Find Your Way
Get the layout of the venue, and find your favorite stage and exhibitors before you go to the FAIR.
until the REAL FOOD EXPERIENCE!
WHEN AND WHERE
LAWRENCE, KAN. REAL FOOD EXPERIENCE
May 28-29, 2022
Saturday, May 28
Sunday, May 29
Douglas County Fairgrounds
2120 Harper St,
Lawrence, KS 66046
From Kansas City:
Travel I-35 S. Follow I-35 S and KS-10 W to E 23rd St in Wakarusa. Exit from KS-10 W. Continue on E 23rd St to your destination in Lawrence.
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