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Mother Earth News Fair: Fun for the Family

Photo Provided The annual Mother Earth News Fair at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, which attracts hundreds of visitors, will be held next weekend.

SEVEN SPRINGs, Pa. — Grab the family and head to Seven Springs Mountain Resort on Sept. 13-15 for an adventure in all that is good for the earth and a whole lot of fun.

The Mother Earth News Fair will be held next weekend at Seven Springs and will feature dozens of practical, hands-on demonstrations and workshops from the leading authorities on renewable energy, small-scale agriculture, gardening, green building, green transportation and natural health.

Sprinkled in between those programs you will find entertainment, organic local food and beverages, outdoor gardens, children’s activities and livestock demonstrations. In addition, regional and national vendors will be on hand offering sustainable lifestyle products and services, such as books, tools, seeds, crafts, organic foods, clothes, solar gadgets and more. All of this will be held, inside and out, at the sprawling resort.

Hours for the Mother Earth News Fair are Friday, Sept. 13, noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seven Springs Mountain Resort is located at 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, Pa. Taking its cue from the popular Mother Earth News magazine, the fair will bring to life the many topics readers have enjoyed and continue to seek out between its

pages.

Seminars include everything from raising happy pigs to living off the grid, to greenbuilding to fiber arts. Nancy Heeney, Mother Earth News assistant producer, national events, said the fair offers “something for everyone.”

Heeney said tickets are available online at MotherNewsEarthFair.com; by calling 800-234-3368; or at the gate. There are various pass options for the weekend or single day admissions. Children 17 and younger are admitted free.

Katy Buchan, communications manager for Seven Springs Mountain Resort, said, “This is such an inspiring event with an astounding amount of information you can learn … and a very fun event. Bring the family for a day or for the entire weekend. There are many lodging options here at Seven Springs.”

For more information about lodging or Seven Springs, go online to www.7springs.com, or call 800-452-2223.

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