join OUR GROWING ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY
One of the most rewarding parts of building the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is bringing together the nation’s leading authorities to educate folks on the virtues of self-reliance. Those skills are certainly relevant and self-empowering in times like these.
We invite you to explore our growing online learning environment where you will find video courses and pre-recorded webinars from some of our most popular workshop leaders at the FAIRs.
Get All-Access to the Fair Online!
In 2021, participants from all over the world can take part in our newly established online learning program. At it’s core, MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR ONLINE features 24 courses on a wide range of topics with dozens of new courses in the works! For this program, we’re using the Teachable platform. Each course features prerecorded video workshops hosted by the esteemed experts that make up the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR family, along with supporting materials and handouts. Each course averages 3.5 hours.
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS ONLINE: All-Access subscription provides access to all of our current and upcoming online content!
Click “Register Now” and you will be redirected to the registration page with a list of all video workshops and other course benefits.
If you have any questions regarding the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR ONLINE, please refer to our FAIR ONLINE FAQ page.
In addition to our online courses we are also hosting periodic webinars through zoom. These live, interactive events are very engaging and offer the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from some of the nation’s leading authorities on their topics! While these webinars are best attended live, if you missed one that you were interested in you can watch the recordings with our All-Access subscription. Stay up to date on upcoming webinars here.
Please join us as we bring the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR right to your home!
Building a Climate Cabin Course – In Partnership with Johnny Appleseed Organic
Climate Farming Series – In Partnership with Johnny Appleseed Organic
DIY Skills Course
Fermented Beverages Course
Food Independence Course
Food Preservation Course
Fresh Breads from Scratch Course – Sponsored by Grainmaker
Garden Planning Course
Intro to Soap-Making Course – Sponsored by Lehman’s
Introduction to Raising Pigs Course
Livestock Course – Sponsored by Manna Pro
Maple Syrup Production Course – Sponsored by Lehman’s
Modern Homesteading Course
Natural Health Course
Natural Health: Immune Boosting Course – Sponsored by Ridgecrest Herbals
Organic Gardening Course
Poultry 101 Course – Sponsored by Nutrena and Murray McMurray Hatchery
Poultry: Transitioning to a Market Flock Course – Sponsored by The Fertrell Company and Murray McMurray Hatchery
Practical Skills Course – Sponsored by Chelsea Green Publishing
Raising Chickens in the Family: A Kid’s Course – Sponsored by Manna Pro
Real Food Course – Sponsored by Lehman’s
Real Organic Project: Know Your Farmer Series
Reduce Food Waste Course
Seed Saving Course
Seed Stories – Sponsored by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Summer Harvest Course – Sponsored by Lehman’s
Survival Skills Course
Sustainable Building Essentials Course – Sponsored by New Society
Understanding Soil Course
Wellness Through Food Course
Winter Gardening Course
Winter Warmth Course
Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Tips with Shawna Coronado
Build Your Own Permaculture Property
Building with Mud: An Intro to Cob with Uncle Mud
Cheese and Yogurt with Gianaclis Caldwell – Sponsored by Roots and Harvest
Chicken Processing with Matt Wilkinson – Sponsored by Yardbird Pluckers
DIY Mead with Jereme Zimmerman
DIY Sourdough with John and Jessica Moody – Sponsored by Grainmaker
Dosa, Idli, and Other Sponstaneous Fermentations of Beans and Grains with Sandor Katz
Easy Icebox Pickles! with Sherri Brooks Vinton
Fermenting Vegetables with Kirsten Shockey
Growing Cover Crops with Parker Garlitz – Sponsored by True Leaf Market
Herbal Living Series – In Partnership with Mountain Rose Herbs
Intro to Cider Making with Christopher and Kirsten Shockey
Intro to Sausage Making with Meredith Leigh – Sponsored by LEM
Poultry Q&A Webinar – Sponsored by Nutrena and McMurray Hatchery
Preparing and Preserving Elderberry with John and Jessica Moody
Raising Chickens for Homegrown Meat and Eggs – Sponsored by Manna Pro
Sustainable Beekeeping with Frank Licata – Sponsored by Mann Lake
The Elderberry Webinar with John Moody
Meet some of our 2020 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 – more than 50 years ago! No matter your personal interests you know you can count on the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR ONLINE to deliver quality courses and webinars 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!
Finally There’s a Better Way to Find Homesteading Products
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR ONLINE provides a rare opportunity: a vast array of books and products with exclusive discounts to participants that will help you live better. Through our online learning platform you will find the latest books authored by our instructors and the products they use in their lives as they “practice what they teach!”
see what people are saying about the online fair:
“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.
11:00-11:30 a.m. Tradd Cotter, Victoria Redhed Miller
12:30-1:00 p.m. Janice Cox, Hannah Crum, Deek Diedricksen, Frank Hyman, Lisa Ziegler
3:00-3:30 p.m. Howard Garrett, Kirsten Shockey
4:30-5:00 p.m. Kimberlee Bastien, Shawna Coronado, Callene & Eric Rapp, Ira Wallace, Jeffrey Yago, Jereme Zimmerman
6:00-6:30 p.m. Gianaclis Caldwell, Howard Garrett, Joel Salatin
11:00-11:30 a.m. Gary Collins, Joanne Olszewski, Dale Strickler
12:30-1:00 p.m. Rob Avis, Darrell Frey, Marie Rayma, Jereme Zimmerman
3:00-3:30 p.m. Nicole Telkes