The Ploughshare Institute has been teaching
sustainable agriculture, traditional crafts, and kitchen
skills at its campus in central Texas for two decades.
Their intensive hands-on workshops and seminars
are praised by their students for giving practical
information that is easy to understand and ready to
take home and put into practice. They offer more
than 150 classes that cover blacksmithing, organic
gardening, horse farming, cheesemaking, beekeeping,
and much more.
Yanmar, started in 1912, has from its very beginning
been dedicated to the small farmer. Their mission has
always been to support and make the daily life of the
rural farmer working in his fields easier. Today, Yanmar
is known for several product lines, including diesel
engines, but their agricultural equipment is known as
being among the best in the world. Yanmar tractors
harness immense power with great efficiency, making
the daily routine of working on the land not only more
manageable, but also more enjoyable.
Prestige has been family owned and operated in Asheville, NC since 1967, and could not imagine a better place to do business. Asheville boasts an active community aimed at achieving the best for its residents, and we are proud to support many of the conscientious organizations that make Asheville so grand. Prestige is dedicated to treating each and every customer like family, and ensuring satisfaction throughout the many years your Subaru is on the road.
Mann Lake is the industry's leading manufacturer of beekeeping supplies. They have everything to meet your beekeeping needs! No matter if you're a commercial beekeeper or backyard hobbyist, Mann Lake has you covered!
Mountain Rose Herbs is one of the nation’s largest bulk suppliers of organic herbs, spices, teas, essential oils, and botanical goods for the home apothecary. Since 1987, Mountain Rose Herbs has been known for an uncompromising commitment to organic agriculture, sustainable business practices, and high-quality herbal products.
For over 40 years, Premier 1 has been providing electric fence and netting; sheep, goat, and poultry supplies; as well as expert advice! Speak with one of their consultants at their booth and pick up their informational poultry, equipment, and fencing catalogs.
At Bread Beckers, education is our passion. We believe eating whole grains and real bread can change your health. Our mission is to show you how easy real bread is to make and how delicious it is to eat. Bread making is only the beginning of what we do. We offer cooking classes, quality kitchen equipment, grain mills, and a complete line of grains, beans, and other natural foods. Visit us at our booth #2310
Wise Women Botanicals aims to bring health and wellness to all people through therapeutic-grade essential oils and creams, medical-grade cannabidiol (CBD) products, natural skin care products, herbal tinctures, and much more from nature's bounty. Let them help you and your family choose wellness affordably and knowledgeably. Established in 2010, they provide wholesale and retail sales from the heart of the nation. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for specials. Booths #2408 & 2409
Free State Oils offers superior Full Spectrum CBD products with Zero THC for humans, household pets, and farm animals. Our CBD is derived from Certified Organic Hemp grown in the USA. Free State Oils is committed to public education and awareness in this new and expanding market. Please stop by our booth and learn how CBD may help you, your loved ones, and your pets! CBD - A natural solution to life's aches and pains.
For over 175 years, Manna Pro has been making feeds and supplements that help animals of all ages grow healthy and strong. Like you, they are dedicated to the care and nurturing of animals, and they're proud to be a part of your community. Flock Party Non-GMO poultry feeds and delectable poultry treats are now available exclusively at Tractor Supply Co.
Omlet reimagines the way you live with and look
after your pets to bring you closer together. The
world-famous Eglu chicken coops keep your chickens
safe, their rabbit hutches allow bunnies to express
their natural behavior, and the new Fido dog crate is
the world’s first doghouse with a fitted wardrobe. By
designing all of their products to be quick and easy to
clean, they create homes your pets will love living in
and you’ll love using.
Square Foot Gardening Foundation - Associate Sponsor
Square Foot Gardening creator Mel Bartholomew started the Square Foot Gardening Foundation in 1996 “To help end world hunger One Square Foot at a time.” The Foundation continues to teach gardeners by partnering with other nonprofits whose missions encourage plant-based living, self-sufficiency, and low-impact food production. The Foundation’s latest book “All New SFG 3rd Edition, newsletter and gardening email tips provide information on how to grow fresh produce without waste. For more information visit www.squarefootgardening.org
Texas Natural Feeds strives to create
the finest quality non-soy, non-GMO
feed available on the market. Their
ELITE line of feeds combines great
products like Fertrell’s Nutribalancer
and Redmond Natural Salt with
organic alfalfa and yummy peanut meal
to make tasty and nutritious poultry
feeds. With hundreds of locations, their feeds are available to everyone. Texas Natural Feeds is the
proud sponsor of the Poultry Pavilion.
At Diamond, they believe every pet, from purebred show animal to shelter puppy or kitten, is worthy of the best nutrition. They also believe every pet owner deserves a great value. When you buy Diamond, you can be confident you are getting premium nutrition without the premium price.
Here at Franny’s Farmacy we are a communal family made up of farmers, friends, movers and shakers. We are dedicated to bringing quality hemp and CBD products from seed to sale. At Franny’s we are proud to advocate for the revitalization our agricultural community and aspire to serve as an example of innovative teamwork. Hemp used in our Franny’s Farmacy products is grown, sown, processed and packaged locally in Western North Carolina.
At Absorbent Products Ltd., organic, earth-friendly products comprise much of what we produce. With a focus on OMRI Listed products for home, garden and farm, we have natural solutions for backyard chickens and other backyard birds, stall absorbents for equine and barn animals, and various pet litters. We let our products speak for themselves in helping you create a healthy life for your family and animals. Booth #2808
The Cen-Tex Sustainability Partnership serves as a forum to combine regional sustainability efforts to improve the overall quality of life and economic vitality of the Central Texas region and its citizens. Members include Fort Hood and the Cities of Copperas Cove, Gatesville, Harker Heights, Killeen, Belton, Nolanville and Lampassas.
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.
Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance - Supporting Partner
Get the latest information about the laws affecting sustainable farming and local food. The Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) works to support family farmers and promote common-sense policies for local, diversified agricultural systems.
Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund - Supporting Partner
The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund defends the rights and freedoms of farmers, homesteaders, producers, and consumers to grow, obtain, share, exchange, and sell nutrient-dense, local, and artisanal foods.
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.
The School of Permaculture is a nonprofit that educates people about permaculture by combining sustainable ancient wisdom with appropriate technology and sharing it through courses, consultations and aid work.
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.
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.
Tonkawa chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas - Supporting Partner
The Tonkawa chapter is a group of individuals interested in preserving the natural flora and fauna of the beautiful state of Texas. Their membership is a very diverse group comprised of professional botanists, physicists, business people, retired couples, families with children and young singles. They encourage the use of native plants at every opportunity and hold classes and seminars to further their endeavors.