Belton, Texas ⋆ Feb. 16-17, 2019

Belton, Texas ⋆ Feb. 16-17, 2019

Belton, Texas ⋆ Feb. 16-17, 2019

Belton, Texas ⋆ Feb. 16-17, 2019

We appreciate you!

Thank you to everyone who made the 2018 Texas Mother Earth News Fair possible! Whether you spoke, exhibited or were there to enjoy everything we put together, we couldn’t have done it without you. Check out details from our 2018 event below!


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Meet our 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!

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!

Build Your Own Wood-Fired Pizza Oven From Dirt

Help turn a pile of mud into a woodfired pizza oven! See how easy it is to do this in your own backyard. Be prepared to get muddy!

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Four Easy Ways to Grow Mushrooms at Home

Learn four easy methods of mushroom cultivation that have the potential for high yielding low-tech operations at home or on the farm.

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Home Poultry Processing

Learn how to humanely, safely, sanitarily, and skillfully process your birds at home. Understand why the conventional way of processing is the worst way and can ruin meat quality.

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Natural Organic Pest Control

How to protect and work with beneficial insects, as well as what natural, organic pest control products to use in certain situations.

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Herbs for Family Health

Everyone in the family from infant to elder can benefit from the healthgiving properties of herbs.

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Sausage Making 101

Learn the basics of making delicious sausage from pork, beef, chicken, lamb, rabbit, or wild game.

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Take Your Skills to the Next Level

Our new hands-on workshops are quickly becoming 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 seed-saving techniques, explore DIY fermentation processes for homemade kombucha and kimchi, and more!

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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.

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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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Bell County Expo Center
301 W Loop 121
Belton, Texas 76513

From Austin:

Get on I-35 N/US-290 E from E 5th St/Pine St and N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd. Follow I-35 N to Interstate 35 Frontage Rd/S Interstate Hwy 35 in Belton. Take the S Interstate Hwy 35 exit from I-35 N. Continue on Interstate 35 Frontage Rd/S Interstate Hwy 35 to your destination.

From Waco:

Get on I-35 S from N 18th St. Follow I-35 S to Interstate 35 Frontage Rd/S Main St in Belton. Take exit 292 from I-35 S. Continue on Interstate 35 Frontage Rd/S Main St to your destination.

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Places to Stay

Holiday Inn Killeen – Fort Hood FAIR Special!
300 East Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX, 76541
Phone: (254) 690-5511

Holiday Inn Temple-Belton
5247 S. General Bruce Dr.
Temple, TX, 76502
Phone: (254) 778-5511

Fairfield Inn & Suites Temple Belton
1402 SW H.K. Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX 76504
Phone: 254-771-3030 or 1-888-236-2427

Hilton Garden Inn Temple
1749 Scott Boulevard
Temple, Texas
Phone: 254-773-0200

Cicada Springs RV Park
3002 Shady Dr.
Killeen, Texas
Phone: 1-254-699-2924

Shilo Inn
3701 S. WS. Young Dr.
Killeen, Texas 76542
Phone: 254 699-0999

Holiday Inn Express
1991 North Stagecoach Rd.
Salado, Texas
Phone: 1-254-947-4004

La Quinta Inns & Suites
229 West Loop 121
Belton, Texas
Phone: 1-254-939-2772

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Killeen FAIR Special!
2603 Gateway Dr.
Killeen, TX 76542
Phone: 254 526-2022

Residence Inn
4301 South General Bruce Dr.
Temple, Texas
Phone: 1-254-773-8400

Super 8
5505 South General Bruce Dr.
Temple, Texas
Phone: 1-254-778-0962

Holiday Inn Express and Suites
2609 S 39th Street
Temple, TX 76504
Phone: 1-254-773-5500

Candlewood Suites Killeen FAIR Special!
2300 Florence Road
Killeen, TX 76542
Phone: 254 501-3990

Bell County Fair Grounds – Limited RV Parking
301 West Loop 121
Belton, Texas
Phone: 1-254-933-5353

Belton RV Park – RV Spaces and Lodges
2905 South IH-35
Belton, Texas
Phone: 1-254-939-1961

River Forest Inn
1414 E. 6th Ave
Belton, Texas
Phone: 1-254-939-5711 or 1-877-501-0782

Local Camping – Tent Camping, RV Spaces and More
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