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DIY Survival Tools

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DIY Survival Tools

Make improvised survival tools with found objects or Grim Survival Cards and Tools

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Wound Care Management

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Wound Care Management

Tourniquet Application, Pressure Dressings, and Splinting

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Solar Powered Flashlight and Lanterns

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Solar Powered Flashlight and Lanterns

AZ Hybridlight offers a variety of high-powered, solar-charged flashlights and lanters. Learn more at booth 2312.

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Health - Powered by Bees

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Health - Powered by Bees

Come by Beepothecary’s booth, 1412, for ongoing demonstrations and information telling about honey bee hive resources and what they can do for your health. Health, Powered by BEES!

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Care and Maintenance of Nigerial Dwarf Goats and Kunekune Pigs.

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Care and Maintenance of Nigerial Dwarf Goats and Kunekune Pigs.

Care and maintenance of Nigerial Dwarf Goats and Kunekune Pigs

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Bird Is The Word Discovery Trunk

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Bird Is The Word Discovery Trunk

Explore the numerous facets of birds such as nests, wing span, eggs, feathers, tracks and sounds

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The Making of Handcrafted Instruments

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The Making of Handcrafted Instruments

Artist Daniel Johnson makes and plays native-style flutes, drums, didgeridoos, and other custom instruments, honoring and preserving indigenous cultures worldwide. Experience the healing sounds of these uniquely handcrafted works.

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Musical Instrument Making

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Musical Instrument Making

Musical instrument making & playing, handcrafted drum, flute & didgeridoo workshops

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Charcoal-Gasified Vehicles

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Charcoal-Gasified Vehicles

Learn how a Kawasaki Mule and Honda 100 motorcycle are powered by charcoal gasifers

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Heritage Breed Spanish Horses

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Heritage Breed Spanish Horses

Discuss the history of horses in the Americas and the unique characteristics of Spanish/Iberian horses. Galiceño horses are descendants of the first horses brought to the New World by Spanish explorers and settlers into southern Mexico from 1494 to the mid 1500's.

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Waffle making - From the Seed to the Waffle Iron

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Waffle making - From the Seed to the Waffle Iron

We will grind flour from the whole grain and make waffles for scratch.

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Migration of the Monarch Butterfly

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Migration of the Monarch Butterfly

This program explores the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly from larval growth through flight. Participants will map out the butterfly’s Spring and Fall migration. Kids will also discover what butterflies eat, how they live, and engage in conservation efforts to help protect the Monarch Butterfly from extinction. At this session each child will receive a packet of Milkweed seeds to take home and plant.

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Clear Clean Pond Water - All Natural Solutions

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Clear Clean Pond Water - All Natural Solutions

Treatment of ponds and landscape water features for algae

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Improving Ecosystem Processes Through Holistic Management

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Improving Ecosystem Processes Through Holistic Management

We will demonstrate water infiltration and show how Holistic Management can improve the water cycle and other ecosystem processes.)

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Love at First Sit

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Love at First Sit

Experience first-hand our unique back support system and an explanation of why it works so well.

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Nature's Finest All Natural Pain Relief

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Nature's Finest All Natural Pain Relief

We will show how Natural Pain Relief can be achieved without pills or side effects. Fast acting, long lasting relief.

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Cattle Problems To Steer Clear Of

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Cattle Problems To Steer Clear Of

Do you know about diseases in dairy cows to be aware of ? Misty Morning Farms shows you the signs and symptoms to look out for.

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The Wondrous Results of Laundry Balls

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The Wondrous Results of Laundry Balls

Just how does that Laundry Ball work without chemicals? Find out at the Mystic Wonders booth!

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Harvesting Honey From A Beehive

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Harvesting Honey From A Beehive

A hands-on demonstration of how to extract and bottle honey from a beehive using a centrifuge extractor

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Broom Making

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Broom Making

Brooms being made periodically throughout the event

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How do Eggs Turn Into Chickens?

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How do Eggs Turn Into Chickens?

Learn the life cycle of a chick from embryo to hatchling, to full size chicken.

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Get Clean, Naturally

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Get Clean, Naturally

Shabby Chick's amazingly powerful cleaners are 100% safe and 100% natural.

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Meat Rabbit Selection and Care

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Meat Rabbit Selection and Care

We cover what to look for in selecting a rabbit for backyard meat production, proper handling technique and routine care and health requirements.

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How to Grow Perennial Onions, Leeks and Other Unusual Alliums Booth 2807

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How to Grow Perennial Onions, Leeks and Other Unusual Alliums Booth 2807

Most kitchen gardens contain at least one row of onions, usually planted in the spring. Less well-known are the fall-planted onions, including multiplying onions, shallots and bulbing leeks. Learn how to to add these easy alliums to your garden. Saturday and Sunday 9:00am

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How to Make Seed Balls

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How to Make Seed Balls

Take part in guerrilla gardening (or a fun, easy project to share with adults and kids). Learn, make and take some seed balls home.

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Terice's Bookstore Fun!

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Terice's Bookstore Fun!

Kids' Coloring, Book Readings and an Activities Table (Drawings for FREE stuff, too!)

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How to Grow 2,000 Pounds of Food in Your Back Yard

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How to Grow 2,000 Pounds of Food in Your Back Yard

Slash your grocery bills by growing a produce section in your own back yard!

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How to Identify and Use Soil Microbes for Better Production

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How to Identify and Use Soil Microbes for Better Production

Learn to identify soil microbes by microscope and understand their role in soil nutrient cycling, water holding, and tilth building.

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Off-Grid Solar Electricity for Beginner

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Off-Grid Solar Electricity for Beginner

We'll assemble a small battery-based off-grid solar system and learn the components, what they do, and things you need to know when going off grid.

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Lippitt Morgans - A living part of American history

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Lippitt Morgans - A living part of American history

Discuss the origins and applications of the Lippitt Morgan and foundation families in the Morgan breed.

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Make-Your-Own Wooden Spoon

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Make-Your-Own Wooden Spoon

Make-Your-Own hands on woodworking projects–come make a wooden spoon, spatula or birdhouse.

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Leatherwork–Saddle Stitching by Hand

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Leatherwork–Saddle Stitching by Hand

Isaac Aisenstein will be demonstrating traditional saddle stitching on fine handstitched leather wallets.

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Make-Your-Own Woven Coaster On a Loom

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Make-Your-Own Woven Coaster On a Loom

Come learn to weave your own coaster or bookmark on a rigid heddle loom.

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Make-Your-Own Leather Bookmark

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Make-Your-Own Leather Bookmark

Come make your own leather bookmark or key fob.

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Make-Your-Own Yarn with a Drop Spindle

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Make-Your-Own Yarn with a Drop Spindle

Learn how to weave your own cotton or wool yarn on the drop spindle.

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Weaving Your Own Cloth

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Weaving Your Own Cloth

Come learn to weave your own coaster or bookmark on a rigid heddle loom.

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Traditional Saddle Stitching

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Traditional Saddle Stitching

Isaac Aisenstein demonstrates traditional saddle stitching on fine handstitched leather wallets.

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Spinning Wool, Flax and Cotton

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Spinning Wool, Flax and Cotton

Sue Linzer and her associates at Homestead Fiber Arts demonstrate spinning thread out of raw wool, flax and cotton.

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Traditional Basket Making

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Traditional Basket Making

Martha May demonstrates how to make traditional market and egg baskets, as well as pine needle baskets, throughout the day in The Ploughshare Institute area.

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Make-Your-Own Wooden Spoon

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Make-Your-Own Wooden Spoon

Mark Borman demonstrates hand-cutting dovetails, carving spoons, sharpening and maintaining woodworking tools, and more.

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Pottery: Hand-building and throwing on a wheel

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Pottery: Hand-building and throwing on a wheel

Jenni Fritzlan demonstrates making pots, vases, plates, and more.

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Off-Grid, Organic, Old School - DIY hacks

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Off-Grid, Organic, Old School - DIY hacks

A DIY Demonstration of a Homemade Wind Generator, Solar Bug Catcher, Chillbilly 12-Volt Air Cooler

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Growing Green

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Growing Green

Grow your garden with NO SOIL in less than 4 to 6 weeks with the aeroponic method

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Soil and Seeds Sprouts to Success

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Soil and Seeds Sprouts to Success

Stop by and learn about Urban Agriculture from the Un-Included Club! We are growing super foods and using them to grow healthier! Let us showcase what we have learned and see what we are accomplishing with our knowledge! Also we will exhibit great leadership with through our presentations!

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Reusable Glow Sticks and Lights

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Reusable Glow Sticks and Lights

Come to our dark booth for a demonstration of our reusable glowsticks and light. Find out for yourself how bright they are, how they work, and take advantage of our show specials.

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Herbal Oils and Honeys

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Herbal Oils and Honeys

Learn how to use common herbs to make infused honey and oils.

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