The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is a family-friendly sustainable living event that features 150 hands-on workshops and demonstrations from experts on cooking and food preservation, organic gardening, homesteading, renewable energy, green building and remodeling, DIY projects, small-scale livestock, green transportation, natural health, and related topics. Keynotes include actor Ed Begley Jr., beyond-organic farmer and author Joel Salatin, renewable energy experts Paul Scheckel, Dan Chiras and Ben Nelson, and others.
Also on the grounds: hands-on children’s projects; heritage-breed livestock; vendor, livestock and craft demonstrations; local and organic food offerings; and more.
Saturday hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tickets cost $15 for 1-day passes and $20 for the weekend until Aug. 25, when tickets will increase to $20 and $25, respectively, until Oct. 20. Prices at the gate will be $25 and $30, respectively. Children 17 and under get in free. The event offers a limited number of VIP tickets. VIPs receive priority seating at workshops, catered meals and other perks.
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