Albany, Ore. 2015 | MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR Albany, Ore. 2015 | MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR
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Mother Earth News Fair

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Albany, Ore. 2015


With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.

Speaker Spotlight

Claudia Lucero Urban Cheesecraft

Dairy-Free Cheese: Easy, delicious, and custom-made for your diet

Do you choose not to eat dairy but miss cheese? Or do you know someone who does not digest it well? Claudia Lucero, author of One-Hour Cheeseand
creator of Urban Cheesecraft kits, has developed deliciously dairy-free cheese — made with nuts, seeds, veggies and even beans!

Speaker Bio

Claudia Lucero enjoys getting new cheesemakers started with Urban Cheesecraft and her D.I.Y. Cheese Kits. She has partnered with Williams-Sonoma on custom cheesemaking kits and recently wrote the book One-Hour Cheese, which shows beginners how to make 16 fresh cheeses via step-by-step photos. The book is found where books are sold and the kits can be found on

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Temple Grandin Storey Publishing

Livestock Behavior and Handling

Keep your animals calm and safe with Temple Grandin’s groundbreaking insights and methods, now tailored specifically for small farms. Understand the behavior, fears, and instincts of cattle, goats, pigs, and sheep, and set up the most humane, healthy, and productive systems and facilities on your farm.

Speaker Bio

Temple Grandin is the best-selling author of Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working with Farm Animals, Animals in Translation, Animals Make Us Human, and Improving Animal Welfare. She consults on animal welfare to several segments of the fast food industry, and her life was the subject of a 2010 Emmy Award-winning HBO movie. Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University.

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Check Out All Oregon Keynote Speakers

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on Modern Homesteading, Animal Husbandry, Organic Gardening, Green Building, Natural Health, Renewable Energy, Real Food and more!

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Get great deals from dozens of regional and national vendors that feature sustainable lifestyle products and services, including: books, tools, seeds, tractors, organic foods, clothes, solar gadgets and more.

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Off-Stage Demonstrations

Many of our exhibitors have their own demonstrations and short workshops at their booths. With topics ranging from hands-on seed saving to building mud houses to heritage breed livestock, there is a lot to see!

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Enjoy a private hospitality lounge catered with delicious local and organic food and beverages. Guaranteed front of house seating at all stages. Plus, the complete MOTHER EARTH NEWS Archive 1970-2014 on USB.

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From Eugene:
Take I-5 N. to Albany, getting off at exit 234. Turn right onto Knox Butte Road E. Take another right onto Expo Parkway NE. Continue to the Expo parking lot.

From Portland:
Take I-5 S to Airport Road SE in Albany. From I-5 S, take exit 234A. Merge onto Airport Road SE. Turn right onto Pacific Boulevard SE. Keep right to continue on Knox Butte Road E. Turn right onto Expo Parkway NE. Continue to the Expo parking lot.

Get directions using Google Maps here.


Holiday Inn Express
105 Opal Court NE
Albany, Oregon 97322
(541) 928-8820

Comfort Suites
100 Opal Court NE
Albany, Oregon 97322
(541) 928-2053

Best Western Plus Prairie Inn
1100 Price Road SE
Albany, Oregon 97322
(541) 928-5050

Phoenix Inn Suites
3410 Spicer Drive SE
Albany, Oregon 97322
(541) 926-5696

Linn County Expo – on site RV Parking
3700 Knox Butte Road East
Albany, Oregon 97322

33775 Oakville Road South
Albany, Oregon 97321