At Manna Pro®, we believe in Nurturing Life™. Since 1985 with roots dating back to 1842, Manna Pro® has been committed to providing high-quality, nutritionally wholesome feeds, supplements and treats to your flock at every stage of their lives. As a company comprised of animal lovers we understand the desire to provide your flock with the very best. Our passion is happy, healthy pets and we are your trusted partner to provide just that.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 the consultants at their booth and pick up informational poultry, equipment, and fencing catalogs.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pasa is a Pennsylvania-based sustainable agriculture association founded in 1992.
They work to cultivate environmentally sound, economically viable, and community-focused farms and food systems through education, research, policy, and marketing initiatives.
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.