Start living a more independent, self-sufficient lifestyle, and stop overpaying for basic necessities—it’s easier than you think, and we’ll show you how!
It is our pleasure to welcome
the star of National Geographic WILD’s “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” to the upcoming MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Wisconsin!
Dr. Pol's appearance is part of general admission to the FAIR and no additional ticketing is necessary for his portion of the programming.GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!
PREVENTATIVE LIVESTOCK CARE
Saturday, Sept. 16 // 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
MEET AND GREET
Saturday, Sept. 16 // 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
NEVER TURN YOUR BACK ON AN ANGUS COW
Sunday, Sept. 17 // 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 17 // 12:30-1:00 p.m.
MID-LARGE ANIMAL OWNERSHIP: A DISCUSSION WITH DR. POL
(On-Stage Presentation) Sunday, Sept. 17 // 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Join farming expert and influencer
for a special screening of her show “Farm Dreams” from National Geographic WILD followed by a Q&A!
Indy Officinalis's appearance is part of general admission to the FAIR and no additional ticketing is necessary for her portion of the programming.GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!
Saturday, Sept. 16 // 6:00-7:00 p.m., Grit Stage
Indy Officinalis will be hosting a screening and Q&A of an episode of National Geographic WILD's “Farm Dreams,” a new show where she encounters aspiring farmers who hope to make their dreams a reality.
Sarah Thrush's appearance is part of general admission to the FAIR and no additional ticketing is necessary for her portion of the programming.GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!
If you want to learn pressure canning but are afraid, you’ve come to the right place! Learn the basics of pressure canning, the science behind canning, and see a live demo on the pressure canner so you can learn how to stock your pantry with homemade healthy foods to be proud of. No canning equipment or previous experience is needed. Get all your pressure canning questions answered by Sarah @PeeliesNPetals today!
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is returning to Wisconsin, September 16-17, 2023, at the Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center in West Bend, Wisconsin!
Located 30 minutes north of Milwaukee, this is a great chance to develop your do-it-yourself skills and enjoy two days of expert-led workshops, hands-on learning, a vast marketplace, family-friendly fun, and more!
Acquire the know-how for year-round savings directly from some of the most sought-after mentors in organic gardening, animal husbandry, off-grid living, holistic health, and all things sustainability.
Plus, kids 17 and under get in free — they’ll love making bath bombs, naturally scented play dough, mud forts, and more!
Saturday, Sept. 16
• 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 17
• 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
What if remedies to common health issues were waiting for you in your backyard? There’s a long tradition of tapping into the healing potential of Mother Nature for physical and emotional wellness, but the right guidance to navigate holistic health practices is key for effectiveness and safety.LEARN MOREPURCHASE TICKETS
From raising poultry to maximizing your organic garden’s yield, kickstart your journey to greater food independence alongside master gardeners and experts in animal husbandry who can help you avoid making expensive mistakes.
You don’t have to spend a fortune to put in place methods that can save you money and keep you safe, comfortable, and ready for anything nature has in store.
These are just four of 13 workshops on Off-Grid Living
& DIY Projects taking place on stage at the event over the weekend!
All on-stage workshops are included in the price of admission. Only Hands-on Workshops require additonal passes.
Building a home- or community-based small business can be daunting, but the experienced industry leaders you’ll meet at the FAIR have your back. From grant-writing to networking, marketing, and beyond, learn what it takes to be successful and how to get started.
Meet experienced instructors at the FAIR ready to share their knowledge and provide an entry point into the world of natural health. Sign up to learn about herbal teas, tinctures, salves, and more — you can even make your own body care products to take home with author Janice Cox!
We're excited to welcome instructors from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) with their MREA training van to the FAIR. Come and learn from the region's authority on renewable energy through demonstrations and presentations on solar installation, solar on property, and more 101 topics in the solar field!
Uncle Mud (aka Chris McClellan) raises free-range, organic children in suburban Ohio. He has been using natural building as his soapbox to preach self-reliance and community empowerment, since 2004. Building houses, pizza ovens, and woodstoves with mud and junk is his way of sharing the Can-Do spirit. He writes, teaches workshops and hosts a mud pit and DIY building demonstrations at events across the US.
The Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center has 114 camping spots available for RVs. Each spot has water and electric. To reserve, please call the Fair Park at (262) 677-5060.