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September 17-19, 2021


(Tickets will go on sale in early 2021. Please check back.)



Friday: 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Seven Springs Mountain Resort
777 Waterwheel Dr.
Seven Springs, Pa. 15622

Seven Springs is located approximately one hour southeast of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh International Airport is the nearest metropolitan airport.


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September 17-19, 2021


Friday: 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Seven Springs Mountain Resort
777 Waterwheel Dr.
Seven Springs, Pa. 15622

Seven Springs is located approximately one hour’s drive southeast of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh International Airport is the nearest metropolitan airport.


Get Directions Using Google Maps


With the high volume of traffic expected for our annual Mother Earth News Fair during this weekend, we are advising that all attendees use an alternate route to travel to the resort after exiting the Turnpike in Donegal.

Upon exiting the Turnpike, turn left onto PA-31 E and continue for 11.7 miles
Turn right onto Trent Road and continue for 3.7 miles
At the Stop Sign, turn right onto County Line Road and continue for 5.1 miles
The Main Entrance to Seven Springs will be on your left
While avoiding major construction delays, this route will add approximately 10-20 minutes to your travel time. In order to arrive at the resort at your intended time, please be sure to allow yourself extra time for travel.


From Exit 110, Somerset:

From the exit ramp, turn right at the second light
Turn right on Route 31 West at the third traffic light
After approximately 7 miles, turn left at Pioneer Park
After approximately 4 miles, turn right at the first stop sign
Seven Springs will be 5 miles ahead on the left


Friday, Sept. 17: 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 18: 9:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 19: 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.

meet some of our PAST 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!

Kirsten Shockey
Real Foods

Tradd Cotter
Mushroom Cultivation

Dawn Combs
Natural Health

Jill Nussinow
Real Foods

Dan Chiras
Modern Homesteading

Maria Noël Groves
Natural Health

Shawna Coronado
Natural Health

John Moody
Organic Gardening

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!

Homegrown Apothecary
with Crystal Stevens

Learn how to grow your own medicinal herb garden with gardening tips covering more than three dozen medicinal herbs. Learn how to stock your homegrown apothecary with handmade tinctures, salves, teas, elixirs, syrups, and more.

Natural Beekeeping
That Works
with Leo Sharashkin

Keeping bees can be simpler than growing tomatoes. Learn the tested methods that allow you to add any number of hives to your farm or garden with minimal cost.

Mushroom Survival Skills: Keep fire, filter water, and more
with Tradd Cotter

This class demonstrates several key skill sets needed to grow mushrooms off the grid. Doing so, you can create tinder, use the spent substrate to make water filters, and take advantage of medical uses (such as natural antibiotic bandages).



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!

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Come to the FAIR early and get a jump start with this day and a half long workshop covering all things fermented!

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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 Pennsylvania 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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Places to Stay

The Fair at Seven Springs it uniquely special as speakers, staff and attendees co-mingle throughout the weekend at this beautiful four-season resort. Take advantage of complete lodging and ticket packages, which can be booked directly through the resort. Packages are available including rooms or condos. For information and for reservations please call 1-800-452-2223.


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Book signing schedule


1:30-2:00 p.m.      Dan Chiras, Pam Dawling, John Moody, Chris Smith

3:00-3:30 p.m.      Gianaclis Caldwell, Shawna Coronado, Ira Wallace

4:30-5:00 p.m.      Maria Noël Groves, Andrew Moore, Deborah Niemann, Jereme Zimmerman

6:00-6:30 p.m.      Gary Collins



11:00-11:30 a.m.    Kimberlee Bastien, Melissa Caughey, Dawn Combs, Tradd Cotter, Kim Flottum, Darrell Frey, Merideth Leigh

12:30-1:00 p.m.      Gianaclis Caldwell, Pam Dawling, Frank Hyman, Hilary Kearney

3:00-3:30 p.m.        Shawna Coronado, Janice Cox, John Moody, Leah Webb, Jereme Zimmerman

4:30-5:00 p.m.        Maria Noël Groves, Hannah Crum, Shawn and Beth Dougherty, Kathleen Draper, Patricia Foreman, Alice Percy, Akiva Silver

6:00-6:30 p.m.        Rob Avis, Gary Collins, Kirsten and Christopher Shockey


11:00-11:30 a.m.    Tradd Cotter, Shawn and Beth Dougherty, Frank Hyman, Jill Nussinow, Crystal Stevens

12:30-1:00 p.m.      Rob Avis, Melissa Caughey, Kim Flottum, Victoria Redhed Miller, Kirsten and Christopher Shockey

3:00-3:30 p.m.        Dan Chiras, Crystal Stephens

4:30-5:00 p.m.      Marie Rayma, Joel Salatin, Ira Wallace


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