Green Events: Mother Earth News Fair Sept 24-25, 2011

Looking for a green event that is both convenient, fun, entertaining, sustainable and worth the trip to Pennsylvania’s countryside for 2 days. You’re in luck, the Mother Earth News Fair will take place September 24 – 25, 2011 in beautiful Seven Springs, PA.

What you need to know about this year’s green event:

What: One of the largest sustainable, green events in the Northeast; more than 150 workshops, special guests, booths and educational opportunities to learn, hear, see and experience everything you wanted to know about sustainable living and eating.

Cost: Advance tickets can purchased through Sept. 20, 2011 online here for only $15 or at the gate for $20 for ages 18 and older.

When: Friday and Saturday, September 24-25, 2011

Hours: Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m; Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Seven Springs, PA; 60 minutes Southeast of Pittsburgh, see map here.

Special guest speakers that you don’t want to miss:

Ed Begley Jr. – Keynote Speaker – One of the country’s most popular greener living advocates and author will be speaking about “Live Simply, So That Others May Simply Live” as well as selling his most popular eco-living books and will be available for a book-signing during the fair. Don’t miss Begley’s opening keynote address!

Linda Conroy, Moonwise Herbs – Meet and listen to Conroy’s expert advice about using regional herbs and herb growing. Fresh herbs are easy to grow and use in daily cooking. You can learn to recognize different types of herbs that may even be growing in your backyard or fields near you.

Harvey Ussery, The Modern Homestead – Learn about the benefits of raising chickens in today’s world. More than eggs and chicken wings, chickens can also contribute to controlling weeds and insects in your garden. Ussery will also host workshops on converting organic waste to resources and Chickens in the Garden at this year’s Mother Earth News Fair.


Learn more about the Mother Earth News Fair on their website and blog and don’t miss any other green, sustainable events by subscribing to their newsletter as well.

What are you waiting for? Visit the website and order your tickets today and save $5!