For almost a hundred years, ALL AMERICAN 1930 has been crafting tools for the serious cook and maker that are still made in our American heartland foundries today. Shop cookware, pressure cookers, canners and sterilizers that are built to last for more than a lifetime.
Mountain Rose Herbs offers high-quality organically grown herbs, spices, teas, essential oils, and botanical goods. Since 1987, they have been known for their uncompromising commitment to organic agriculture, fair trade standards, and sustainable business practices. The company’s core belief that people, plants, and planet are more important than profit guides everything they do.
Hoover’s Hatchery® has been hatching day old chicks for over 75-years. Producing happy and healthy chicks is their unwavering standard and they believe in supporting customers through the entire life cycle of their chickens and other fowl. Today Hoover’s looks much different than it did in 1944 when they only hatched White Leghorns. They now offer over 100 breeds of poultry and are so proud to do that in the small town of Rudd, Iowa.
Premier 1 provides innovative, field-tested, proven equipment for sheep and goat folks, including ear tags, clippers, shears, breeding and lambing supplies, show supplies, feeders and waterers. We have first-hand experience for over 40 years protecting livestock and gardens from predators.
Premier has three farms upon which we raise chickens, ducks, geese, sheep, meat goats and horses and we work hard to find staff with roots in agriculture.
It matters because we field test our products to determine their strengths (and weaknesses) before we offer them to you. Traditional farm stores don’t do this. Let our folks help you make an educated buying decision.
Aspire Grant & Development LLC - Contributing Sponsor
Aspire Grant & Development’s mission is to assist corporations and not-for-profit organizations with competitive public funding awards, at the state, federal and local levels. Through years of experience in writing and grant management, we have helped clients reach their funding goals.
The decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on your health, welfare, finances, and quality of life. You deserve to get the right answers and Mother Earth News’ partner Cappers Insurance Service can help. We are here as a service to our readers and fair attendees to help you understand the basics of Medicare and reveal the latest strategies to maximize your benefits and reduce costs.
There are multiple reasons for wanting to start your own backyard chicken farming operation such as the nutritious value of knowing where your food came from and avoiding food that’s been pumped with chemicals or other unnatural items. In the past, the only options were hand-plucking, a homemade chicken plucker or an industrial chicken plucker that is not very affordable to the average backyard chicken farmer. The Yardbird Chicken Plucker is the complete package and perfect for those who choose to do it themselves.
EXACO started in 2001, specializes in the distribution of unique and high quality imported lawn and garden products, focusing mainly on high-quality European greenhouses, composters and other "green" products. Our products now include the finest greenhouses from Germany and Belgium to high-quality outdoor composters, kitchen compost pails, raised beds, planters, and birdbaths.
Murray McMurray Hatchery provides the highest-quality poultry and auxiliary products to their customers and they have been a trusted, knowledgeable industry resource for more than 100 years. Whether you're an experienced or novice enthusiast, you'll enjoy their wide selection of breeds and supplies to assist you with raising your flock.
Here’s the scoop from the coop: Hens and their fine-feathered friends do a happy dance when they see Scratch and Peck feeds, treats, and supplements! And they find our organic, non-GMO ingredients absolutely flocktastic. Our poultry products and livestock feeds are sourced from North American farmers, growers, and producers. Each of our complete poultry feeds includes the power of grub protein. Customers who value organic living and regenerative farming will value Scratch and Peck Feeds.
More than fifty years ago, Redmond started in the agriculture industry before expanding, first into other salt products, and eventually into other industries completely. Health food stores and vinyl fencing may seem to have little in common, but each Redmond brand is alike in that it adds something unique in its marketplace. We are uninspired by the prospect of simply making money — we pursue brands that allow us to make a difference in the lives of our customers.
From its inception in 2012, Farmers Friend has been working to equip, educate, and inspire growers to change the world through regenerative agriculture. Through our growing selection of innovative small-scale farm and garden tools, tunnels, tarps, and more, we've been honored to equip folks like you to grow and harvest better produce easier than ever. Check out farmersfriend.com today to join the movement and discover what new farm innovations might be waiting around the corner for you!
Brinsea Products, a family owned and operated business, are the world leading incubator manufacturer with 45 years’ experience in developing a range of egg incubators, chick brooders, and more recently automatic chicken coop doors that are designed to be easy to use, reliable, and long lasting. All backed by a 3-year warranty making them the brand of choice for backyard breeders, educators and conservationists.
Bad Dog Tools was incorporated in 1988 but the innovative thinking that has helped us develop a range of unique and patented tools was honed decades earlier in a machine shop in Connecticut making parts for helicopter rotors. Now, a third generation is working side by side, ready to take Bad Dog forward using modern manufacturing technology but with an eye to the past. Developing new tools is at the heart of what we do at Bad Dog Tools.
From time-honored tools to exclusive innovations to expert know-how, Roots & Harvest has everything you need to enjoy the pride and satisfaction of your homemade lifestyle. Whether you're fermenting cabbage, churning butter, or crafting artisan cheese, rest assured that our carefully selected, staff-tested products will deliver top-notch results every time. Spend more time doing what you love, and remember: There's no place like homemade!
Purely Poultry is a small, Wisconsin-owned business with a big emphasis on a diversity of breeds and varieties of poultry for the backyard hobbyist, farmer, hunter, and bird lover alike. We pride ourselves on not stopping at the sale, but educating for success with books, supplies, and conversation. Purely Poultry offers healthy and quality poultry and supplies for sale with attentive service. We make poultry dreams come true every day.
Mill Iron V is a Christ based Family-Owned company Specializing in Buildings
Prebuilt Portable: Log Cabins, Tiny Homes, Chicken Coops, Green houses, Loafing sheds, and Storage Barns.
Steel Built on Site: Garages, Carports, and Barns.
Farm and Ranch Equipment – Scales, Feeders, Hunting Blinds
Gift shop with Barn Quilts, Fire Pits, and accessories!
C&J Equipment Sales & Rentals proudly carries a large selection of new and pre-owned inventory. When you’re ready to invest in a new tractor or other agricultural equipment, their friendly and knowledgeable sales, financing, service, and parts departments are prepared to make sure your experience is outstanding. Stop by and browse their vast inventory including Yammer tractors and UTVs, Wacker Neuson construction equipment, Hustler and Grasshopper mowers, Texas Bragg Trailers with Virnig attachments and Armstrong AG and AG-Meier equipment.
Superior Sleep Experience is committed to providing you with the best comfort and best sleep experience possible, at the guaranteed lowest price! They do something that no one else does: They offer high-quality beds at a discounted price, one they guarantee won’t be beat (or they will give you the difference).
Taste of the Wild and Taste of the Wild PREY are quality, affordable dog and cat foods with protein sources that are based on your pet’s natural diet. In every formula, the first ingredient is from real meat, fish or fowl. We use unique proteins like wild boar, bison, smoke-flavored salmon, roasted duck, venison and Angus beef to make better-tasting dog and cat foods your pet will crave.
We are Frontier Co-Op – 40,000 member owners strong and a powerful force of good in the world. As an ethically committed herb and spice company, we put people and planet over profits. And we make giving back to our growing communities priority number one.
We are Kansas City’s premier solar installation company - With thousands of installs and counting. We are proudly local and veteran owned, and have industry leading technology, warranties, insurances, and quality workmanship. Our mission is to help local residents and businesses achieve energy independence to save money and help protect the planet. We give our customers the power to save $1,000's through getting them access to real-time incentives, increasing their property values, and ultimately defend them against rising electricity bills. With that, making the switch to solar is equivalent to reducing 1,000 of tons of greenhouse gases per project - see the economic and environmental benefits for yourself! “WE GIVE YOU THE POWER"
New Society Publishers' mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact on the environment, in a manner that models this vision.
Play in the mud with Uncle Mud and friends. Use clay, straw, and sticks to build little houses and sculpt beautiful objects from your wild imagination. This is a "hands-in" workshop: hands and feet squishing and mixing and making a big mess. Talk about how we can use these same materials to build benches, ovens, and even houses. You can use the water at this workshop to wash off with, but be prepared to get dirty and have fun.
Three Rivers EVA (Alternative Energy Car Show) - Supporting Partner
The Three Rivers EVA is a Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Electric Auto Association. The Electric Auto Association was founded in 1967 and is North America’s leading nonprofit with over 100 chapters and thousands of members. They are helping to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles by supporting its chapters and members as they talk neighbor-to-neighbor in their communities about the benefits of driving electric.
The Livestock Conservancy works to save nearly 200 heritage breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction. Modern agriculture favors only a handful of highly specialized breeds at the expense of biodiversity. The Conservancy protects breeds that are wonderful choices for today’s small-scale, sustainable farms and homesteads.
Texas Organic Research Center - Supporting Partner
The mission of TORC is to provide research and information to homeowners, farmers, ranchers and other decision makers with the goal of helping stop the broad scale use of toxic chemical pesticides and fertilizers which are currently being sold and used in the futile attempt to grow crops and control insect pests and diseases.
Storey Publishing helps readers enjoy simpler, more satisfying lives through an array of how-to books on do-it-yourself topics including gardening, cooking, well-being, crafts, farming, sustainable living, animal care, building, and home improvement.
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange offers more than 700 heirloom, organic, and open-pollinated vegetable, herb, and flower varieties, plus garlic, perennial onions, and seed saving supplies. Their mission is to ensure that people retain control of their food supply and conserve genetic resources, and they offer gardeners the option of saving their own seeds.
The Real Organic Project was started by farmers to protect the meaning of organic. We grow food in the soil, not hydroponically. We raise livestock on pasture, not in confinement. In this time of concern about the erosion of integrity in the USDA, Real Organic remains exactly what organic was always intended to be.
Mother Earth News and Friends Podcast - Supporting Partner
The Mother Earth News podcast is where we get down-to-earth with your favorite eco-celebrities and experts to bring together conversations that are as informative as they are enjoyable. On these podcasts, we will be talking with homesteaders, artisans, and sustainability experts to deliver the homegrown advice and expertise that MOTHER EARTH NEWS is known for!
The Guinea Fowl International Association is a community of people passionate about the care, breeding, and study of this unique and beloved bird. Guinea fowl keepers the world over rely on us daily to make guinea fowl ownership easier, more successful, or even possible at all.
Chelsea Green Publishing is recognized as a leading publisher of books on the politics and practice of sustainable living, publishing authors who bring in-depth, practical knowledge to life, and give readers hands-on information related to organic farming and gardening, ecology and the environment, healthy food, sustainable economics, progressive politics, and, most recently, integrative health and wellness.
From its inception in 2012, Farmers Friend has been working to equip, educate, and inspire growers to change the world through regenerative agriculture. Through our growing selection of innovative small-scale farm and garden tools, tunnels, tarps, and more, we've been honored to equip folks like you to grow and harvest better produce easier than ever. Check out Farmers Friend today to join the movement and discover what new farm innovations might be waiting around the corner for you!
The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center hosts many community events throughout the year. Join us for networking events, workshops and family fun. Check our website for upcoming events and sponsorship opportunities.