FUN-FILLED, HANDS-ON SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE EVENTS

FUN-FILLED, HANDS-ON SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE EVENTS



North Carolina Exhibitors

Abbey Roast Coffee

All of their beans are 100% mountain-grown Arabica. Their Brazilian Beans are harvested from a small, family-owned plantation located in the mountains of Nova Friburgo, Brazil.

AirHead

"Air Head" composting toilet, the most compact composting toilet in the world. It's the original mobile diversion system, since 2001. SIMPLE, ODORLESS, BETTER!

All Strings Considered

A 35 year old weaving business following centuries-old Scandinavian tradition reusing materials into very durable and decorative rugs for use in homes.

Alpaca Trading Post

Sustainable farmers since 2002, their alpacas will have you spinning! Stop by to see live alpacas, artistic alpaca products, sculptured dolls, and discuss alpaca farming.

American Portable Solar

Solar systems, generators (solar). Solar driven mini split units.

Ann Bee's Naturals LLC

Ann Bee’s Naturals is an eco-friendly company whose goal is to make all-natural products for body and home with wholesome ingredients you can trust.

Antioch University New England

Antioch University New England offers dynamic, innovative, hands-on master's and doctoral degrees in Environmental Studies, Education, Psychology and an MBA in Sustainability. The World Needs You Now.

Appalachian Energy Solutions

Solar installations - solar modules, SolarEdge inverters, power optimizers, OutBack Power systems, and solar trailer.

Appalachian Hardwood

Handcrafted, heirloom puzzles and mica nightlights constructed of renewable, native Appalachian hardwoods (oak, walnut, cherry, maple). Puzzles are finished with non-toxic oil blends and beeswax.

Aquaponics Association

Aquaponics Association is a not-for-profit that promotes growing fish and plants together, with 90% water savings and small footprint for urban areas and backyards.

ASAP – Supporting Partner

ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.

Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville Citizen-Times subscriptions.

Asheville Mushroom Club

Their membership ranges from beginning collectors to professional mycologists, mycophagists (mushroom-eaters) and nature enthusiasts. Anyone interested in mushrooms is encouraged to join and learn.

Atomic Solar

Atomic Solar provides its customers renewable energy solutions such as photovoltaic systems, solar thermal, radiant floors, rainwater harvesting, micro hydro, and district heating.

Aunt Bea’s Place

Woolen goods from their sheep flock including dryer balls, hand spun yarn, catnip cat toys, and wool roving for spinning or felting.

B. B. Barns The Garden, Gift & Landscape Co.

BB Barns is a four acre destination Garden-Gift & Landscape Company hosting an exotic plant collection and a unique gift gallery with surprises around every corner.

Bad Dog Tools

For 28 years, in Bristol, RI, they've been making tools that are so good they guarantee them for life. See 'em in action at the FAIR!

Bahama Baby Lotion

All natural handmade lotions, rubs, and soaks made with herbs essential oils and love to help you get through your busy day.

Bamboo Traditions

Recycled bamboo pillows.

Banks Mountain Farm

A draft horse powered farm producing pasture raised pork and goat meat and are recognized breeders of UKC registered Kangal livestock guardian dogs.

barefootURTH

Beautiful, stylish, durable, earth-friendly, fair trade sandals hand made with sustainable straps and recycled tire soles. So naturally lite, feels like you're walking "barefoot". Gorgeous styles, colors and adjustable.

Barksdale Organic Products

BOP Formulates Homeopathic Hair, Skin Care Products, Healing Mud Masks, Specialty Soaps, and Botanical Extracts that Heal, Soothe and Moisturize your Skin, Hair and Body.

Barry Helm

Barry Helm, alternative healing practitioner providing individualized transformational assistance through intuitive bodywork and metaphysical healing.

Bath Fitter

Bath Fitter offers the stylish, permanent bathtub replacement solution that is installed in about a day and enjoyed for years. Relax and bathe in beauty.

BCS America

BCS offers all-gear-driven, rear-tine tillers that provide professional results, the industry's best warranty, and power other seasonal attachments including brush mowers, shredder/chippers and snow throwers.

Beanfields Snacks

Beanfields bean and rice tortilla chips are certified gluten-free, Non-GMO Verified and vegan. One serving of Beanfields chips has 4 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber.

Best Hummingbird Feeder Ever

Made entirely in America, this is the Best Hummingbird Feeder Ever. It doesn't attract bees, wasps, or ants. Rain-proof. Dishwasher safe. Lifetime guarantee.

Better Garden Tools

Better Garden Tools' inventory of products includes ratchet pruners, ratchet loppers, pole pruners and folding root saws.

Big Skinny Wallets

The worlds thinnest wallet, Big Skinny. Made of tough microfiber nylon. Carry the same contents but 30 per cent thinner and lighter.

Biltmore – Associate Sponsor

Discover the timeless inspiration of Biltmore in Asheville, NC. Begin with the breathtaking beauty of Biltmore House— America’s largest home—and century-old gardens. Explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard by horse, bike, raft, or Land Rover. Enjoy Antler Hill Village & Winery with free wine tastings, great dining, unique shopping, and kids’ activities. For a complete escape, be pampered at our four-star inn and luxurious spa. Visit Biltmore and make a lifetime of memories.

Bloom Naturals LLC

Handrafted skin care for the whole family using only plant oils, butters and extracts WITHOUT the use of fillers like water or other laboratory ingredients.

Blue Ridge Naturally

Natural products certified through the Blue Ridge Naturally Program including skin care, pet care, cleaners, and shampoos.

Book Publishing Company

Book Publishing, member of the Green Press Initiative, publishes books on alternative health and healthy cooking. Also, books on alternative energy and land management.

Botanical Interests – Contributing Sponsor

Botanical Interests is a family-owned business founded in 1995. It offers more than 600 dependable varieties of untreated, non- GMO flowers, vegetables and herbs including many certified organic, heirloom, and responsibly produced hybrid seeds. Their goal is to inspire and educate so you can create beautiful and successful gardens. Their packets contain a wealth of information, inside and out. Seeds are available for purchase at independent garden centers, gourmet grocers and health food stores throughout the United States.

Brooms and Boxes

Brooms and walking sticks - handmade in the shaker tradition of simplicity, with durability reflected in their construction. Hardwood handles bring the function and beauty of nature in a product that is as old as our country's founding.

Brooms By Little John

Visit Moonwise Herbs and Brooms for handcrafted herbal wares, herbal- and earth-centered education, and creatively handwoven brooms made from locally grown broom corn.

Brushy Mountain Bee Farm – Contributing Sponsor

Brushy Mountain Bee Farm was established in 1977. Since the beginning, they have served thousands of beekeepers across the country with the best beekeeping equipment in the industry. As a part of the beekeeping community, they are committed to manufacturing top-quality equipment, providing the best service and support, and are devoted to helping beekeepers succeed. This is the year to become a beekeeper, and Brushy Mountain Bee Farm is the source that will help you get started!

Buchi Kombucha

Buchi is a community-centered, women-founded and worker-owned business continuing the ancient folk tradition of brewing a living probiotic-rich beverage.

Cache Bags

Handmade cross body shoulder bags and one-of-a-kind caps.

Camel Mama & Baby - Carolina Bison

Visit the camels – Hanny and her baby Manny at the Carolina Bison stall. Dr. King, is researching the health benefits of camel’s milk.

Cape Fear

They offer Lifestraws, MREs (Meals, Ready-to-Eat), knives, multi tools and various survival goods.

Carolina Bee Company

This North Carolina family-owned, sustainability-focused beekeeping operation produces high-quality raw honey, award-winning soaps and body products, handcrafted beeswax candles and more.

Carolina Bison – Contributing Sponsor

Grass fed bison that have health benefits: less fat than fish. Established by Dr. Frank King, 4th generation farmer and doctor, restoring the bison heritage.

Carolina Hemp Co.

Presenting Canna Energy, a hemp based healthier alternative to other energy drinks. Superior in every way. And ecolution hemp clothing and accessories. The highest quality hemp available.

Carolina Pops

Organic and Vegan Popsicles.

Cecilia's Kitchen

Their menu features homemade, fresh, and delicious food. Their understand the importance of healthy eating, affordable pricing, and supporting our local economy buying locally grown ingredients.

Century Sun Oil

They produce certified organic high oleic sunflower oil in their facility in Pulaski, WI. It is a great all purpose cooking oil. GMO-Trans Fat & Gluten Free.

Ceramic Garlic Grater

This beautiful and practical grater will work on garlic, hard cheeses, chocolate, nutmeg, ginger, citrus peel, apples, carrots, and so much more. It's easy to clean, too!

Chaffhaye Inc.

Chaffhaye is a premium, Non-GMO alfalfa ideal for all classes of livestock and equine. Convenient 50lb bag means no barn required!

CharGrow

BioChar Improving plant productivity by increasing the nutrient, water and microbial resources of your garden. Build soil carbon for generations to come.

Chelsea Green – Supporting Partner

Chelsea Green is the leading publisher of books on sustainable living. They are a founding member of the Green Press Initiative and have been printing books on recycled paper since 1985, when their first list of books appeared. They lead the industry both in terms of content - foundational books on renewable energy, green building, organic agriculture, eco-cuisine and ethical business - and in terms of environmental practice, printing 95 percent of their books on recycled paper.

Cherub's Blanket

Beautiful organic cotton items for baby and home, all made in the USA: soft baby blankets, luxurious bath towels, fine bedding, and organic kitchen towels.

Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine

The Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine is an Appalachian-based school that hosts both local and online courses on herb cultivation, botany, wild foods and community herbalism.

Chicken Fountain

The Chicken Fountain™, clean water by design. Let their small family company located in Davidson, N.C., provide your flock with a worry-free watering system.

Children's Sustainable Play/Activity Yurt – Supporting Partner

A family activity space with arts & crafts, yoga, music, storytelling, and play using sustainable and non-toxic toys/materials. A Yurt of wonder, creation, and imagination.

Cobrahead

Featuring the award-winning CobraHead Weeder and Cultivator, the CobraHead Long Handle, and other excellent gardening products. CobraHead tools make gardening easier. Gardeners love CobraHead!

Coconut Bliss – Associate Sponsor

Everything we do at Luna & Larry’s Coconut Bliss comes from the heart. Our creamy, delicious coconut milk ice cream is prepared from the finest organic ingredients and every flavor is crafted with care. One taste of this dairy-free treat and you’ll know why we had to put Bliss in the name.

Coconut Organics

Coconut Organics® is home to healthy and delicious organic coconut foods, including CocoBacon® vegan organic coconut bacon and Dark Chocolate Coconut Chips.

Colonial Acres Nursery

Colonial Acres Nursery is one of WNC's most established native and conservation plant nurseries. We also perform stream and land conservation installations. WNC's exclusive Country Clipper dealer.

Common Wealth Seed Growers

Common Wealth Seed Growers is a cooperative project of three Virginia seed farms. Our regionally adapted seeds are backed by variety trials and careful selection.

Compact Fishing Pole

America's Favorite Fishing Pole. The finest compact fishing pole on the planet that provides a lifetime of quality, reliability and durability.

Cornerstone Morgan Horse Club – Verbal

To promote and encourage the continued genetic purity of Foundation/Traditional bred Morgans with no modern outcrosses. To promote all families of Foundation/Traditional bred Morgans without prejudice nor judgment regarding color, gait or Foundation bloodline, as a celebration of the Foundation/Traditional Morgans versatility and diversity.

Countryside Organics

Countryside Organics manufactures certified organic feeds in Virginia’s only certified organic feed mill. Their feeds are high-quality, nutritionally complete, eco-friendly, soy-free, probiotic and organic.

Cousin Mary Jane & Lady Jane Gourmet Seed Co

Hemp Foods to Hemp Fiber Fashions; Hempelicious, Gluten Free, Hempagizer, Hemp Blended Protein Bars & Pancake Mixes, Organic Grown; Plus USA-MADE Hemp Clothing, Booth 2100. www.LJSEEDco.com

Cutco Cutlery

Cutco, "The World's Finest Cutlery," made in America since 1949 and guaranteed forever, offers kitchen knives, blocks, gadgets, gift sets, cookware, flatware and sporting knives.

Dadant & Sons

Since 1863, Dadant has supplied beekeepers with quality equipment. Whether you're backyard beekeeping or looking to start your own cottage industry, Dadant has you covered.

Daraja Imports

Their unique jewelry, baskets, footwear and textile products are fairly traded, handcrafted, made from sustainable and/or recycled material by rural East and Southern African artisans.

Dargan Landscape Architects

Solve your permaculture dilemmas with thoughtful landscape design. For 40 years, Dargan Landscape Architects has embraced sustainable home environmental design nationwide.

Deltec Homes – Contributing Sponsor

Deltec Homes has been the world leader in panelized high-performance structures ideal for residential or commercial use since 1968. Deltec carries an extensive line of designs from modest to high-end homes, and offers a builder-friendly, eco-friendly system that is wind-resistant, energy efficient and adaptable to any setting. In 2013, Deltec launched a line of net-zero homes called the Renew Collection. In styles ranging from contemporary to modern, and including some of our classic round designs, each home is optimized for net-zero energy use.

Doc Purdy's Fertilizers

Fish Hydrolysate liquid fertilizer.

Doom and Bloom

Doom and Bloom provides medical kits, dental kits, essential oils, salves and other medical products for homesteaders, hikers and those in austere settings.

doTerra International Essential Oils & Products

Essential Oils – Vitamins – Weight-loss – Education – Diffusers – Opportunity. Self-care wellness alternative, replacing synthetic drugs using nature’s cures. Complimentary wellness consultation. $119 Lotus diffuser drawing.

Dr. Earth

Dr. Earth organic innovations have set the standard for more than 20 years. Healthy and beautiful gardens are simple and easy with great products.

Earth & Turf Products LLC

Earth & Turf has been providing the industry with compost topdressing equipment and compact tractor attachments since 1997. “Simple, Well-Built Products.”

Earth Creations

Earth Creations creates high-quality, eco-friendly clothing in a sustainable manner using organic cotton, hemp and bamboo, dyed with clay, proudly made here in the USA.

Earth Tools – Associate Sponsor

Earth Tools Inc. is dedicated to providing agricultural-quality tools and equipment to small-scale farmers and homesteaders in North America. One of the few companies specializing in walk-behind tractors, Earth Tools was founded in 1993 by Joel Dufour as an outgrowth of his father’s business, which began selling walk-behind tractors in 1977. Also offered is a selection of the highest-quality hand gardening tools available. Earth Tools is 75% solar-powered, and uses sustainable practices throughout the company.

Easyfit Inc

Easyfit structural pipe fittings are designed to make the building of handrails and tubular structures fast and easy using only simple hand tools.

Echoview Fiber Mill and Farm

Pursuing sustainable fiber processing and farming, Echoview is the largest producer and processor of hops in North Carolina and the first Gold LEED-certified mill of its kind.

Egg Cart'n

The Egg Cart'n Chicken Tractors and Wheel/Lift Kits are high quality products that meet the needs of chicken enthusiasts needing a preassembled kit or DIY accessories.

Engage Green

Engage Green is backpacks, pocketbooks, umbrellas, and accessories made of recycled plastics from water bottles, recycled paper mixed with cotton, all done within an environmentally responsible processes.

Essencial Dreams

Essencial Dreams are manufacturers of natural, organic bodycare products, that uniquely combines aromatherapy, phytotherapy & homeopathy in our ingredients for a holistic & therapeutic result.

EZ Animal Products

Don’t forget to prepare for milking season now — customers love the mechanized Ultimate EZ milker and their hand-pump Udderly EZ milker!

EZ Hang Chairs

Hanging Chairs, outdoor furniture, Bamboo Traditions, recycled bamboo pillows

Fab Ferments

Established in 2008, Fab Ferments specializes in handcrafted RAW cultured foods using the highest quality ingredients and ancient preservation techniques. Krauts, Kimchi, Beet Kvass + More!

Faith Wellness Center, LLC

The MedMassager is approved by the FDA as a medical device and the American Diabetes Association to help reverse neuropathy. It provides noninvasive, immediate pain relief!

Falling Bark Farm Hickory Syrup

A tasty syrup using hickory bark, the highest plant source of magnesium. A tradition steeped in Native American history. Uses: gifts, breakfast, cocktails, glazes, grilling.

Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina – Associate Sponsor

The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina are borrower-owned lending cooperatives. The mission of Farm Credit is to be a reliable source of credit for American agriculture and rural America by making loans to qualified borrowers at competitive rates and providing insurance and related financial services.

Farm to Fender

The Farm to Fender Food Truck prepares the highest quality ingredients, sourced from local farmers. They strive to support the local economy and have a small environmental footprint.

Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund – Supporting Partner

The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and protects consumer access to raw milk and nutrient-dense foods.

farmhouse BBQ

Farmhouse BBQ- Traditional wood-fired, oak-smoked barbecue featuring grass-fed brisket, pastured pork, wholesome sides and honest ingredients. All-natural: free of GMOs, MSG & corn syrup.

FarmTek

Take control of your livestock feed costs and grow your own healthy, fresh, hydroponic fodder year-round with a FodderPro Feed System from FarmTek.

Featherman Equipment

Featherman Equipment empowers farmers, consumers and communities by providing efficient and affordable solutions for local poultry processing.

Fertrell Company

The Fertrell Company is the oldest organic fertilizer manufacturer in the United States, established in 1946. Fertrell manufactures all-natural fertilizers and livestock supplements.

Field and Forest Products

Produces certified organic mushroom grain, sawdust, plug spawn, and offers a wide range of kits, cultivation tools, supplies, and advice for specialty mushroom growers (both hobbyists and commercial).

Fields of Gold Farm - Gourmet Gelato & Artisan Soaps

Gourmet artisan goat milk gelato! Farm-fresh yummy – lots of flavors! Locally produced. Frequency-enhanced goat milk soaps too. Come by for free samples!

Fifth Season Gardening Company

Fifth Season Gardening specializes in organic gardening, hydroponics, homebrew and urban D.I.Y. products, enabling customers to grow, brew and make their own. Five locations in the Carolinas and Virginia, including Downtown Asheville.

Foothills Compost

Supplier of organic soil amendments.

Ford – Title Sponsor

They'd love to meet you at the Mother Earth News Fair in Asheville! Stop by the Ford display at the Mother Earth News Fair on Saturday and Sunday, and register for your chance to win a Ford vehicle of your choice, valued up to $30,000* as well as other great prizes including a customized t-shirt! Plus, test drive a Ford vehicle to receive $5 gift card.

Four Elements Herbals

Award winning Wisconsin grown organic herbal soaps, creams, lip balms, body oils, insect repellants, salves, tinctures and teas. Align with the power of nature!

Foxgloves

Foxgloves offers fabulous gloves for all tasks around garden and barn. They also sell hand crocheted, all cotton hats that are comfortable and practical.

Francis Worm

Worm farms, children worm game, worm game cards and story books, worm care books and t-shirts.

Franklin Electric

Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and automotive fuels.

French Broad Co-Op – Supporting Partner

They are Asheville's only community owned grocer since 1975. Their produce is 100% organic and they sell over 1000 local items and over 1000 bulk items.

Fungi Perfecti

Fungi Perfecti is a family-owned, environmentally friendly company specializing in the use of gourmet and medicinal mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people.

Gaia Herbs – Contributing Sponsor

Gaia Herbs is a certified organic grower and nationally branded manufacturer of Herbal Supplements based in western North Carolina. The company offers herb ingredient source information and test data validation through its groundbreaking, industry-first traceability platform called MeetYourHerbs®. Gaia Herbs’ line of all-natural herbal products is carried by independent health food retailers and co-ops, national and regional natural products retail chains, and healthcare professionals across the United States.

Galicenos of Suwannee – Animal Exhibitor

Galicenos are Spanish Colonial horses descended from horses brought into Mexico by Cortes (1519). They are related to the Iberian Garrano horses. Considered Critically Endangered.

Garden Haven Products

Will have raised garden beds, butterfly feeders, butterfly houses, bat houses, owl barn houses, carpenter bee trap kits, and literature on other western red cedar furniture products.

Garden of No Weeden

A reusable, wedge-shaped shield that keeps the ground warm and moist.

Gardener's Workshop Farm

The Gardener's Workshop is an online garden shop and cut-flower farm offering flower and vegetable seeds, as well as gardening and seed-starting supplies, including soil blocking.

Genesis PURE

Genesis PURE offers high quality nutritional products that should be used as a complete philosophy of healthy living including a nutritious diet and regular exercise.

Gentle Breeze Farm, LLC

Skeeter Skidaddler - Nature's Very Best Bug Spray in spray bottles, wet wipes for people, pets, and horses. Nature's Poison Ivy Relief - wildcrafted herb for all rashs.

Gingers Jewelry Mosaics

"Green" art - mosaics made from vintage/rescued jewelry, repurposed frames and reclaimed velvet dresses. The only thing new is glue!

Gladheart Farm

A local farm producing a home-grown "green drink," mixing fresh, natural greens. Also offering synergy bars and granola.

GoSun Stove

The lightest, fastest, easiest and most efficient solar cooker - it's portable and practical. Part of the worldwide effort to reduce dirty fuels, such as wood and charcoal, for cooking.

Green Form Construction & Solar

Solar Panels, inverters, racking, roofing.

Green Hare Mud & Bunny Beauty Skin Care

We create 100% natural, beautiful, Green Hare Mud™ pure plant hair color with serious gray coverage, and our new Bunny Beauty™ edible skin care products.

Green Heron Tools

Gardening/farming tools, gear & apparel – including HERShovel™, a U.S.-made shovel-spade scientifically designed for women. Featured in Mother Earth News, Modern Farmer and numerous other publications.

Green Label Organic

Green Label Organic offers organic cotton clothing for men, women and children. Made in the America, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable clothing that is easy to wear, fun and has a point of view.

Green Life

The Green Life offers a line of handmade reusable products for the modern family, while striving to maintain a waste-free manufacturing process.

Green River Picklers

Green River Picklers is a locally sourced, consciously produced, small batch pickling company with dedication to promoting the tradition of food preservation and sustainable practices.

Grower's Tools LLC

Grower's Tools provides growers and foresters with the highest quality sustainable garden and forestry tools from around the world. Stop by their booth to learn more.

GutterDome

GutterDome Gutter Guard System is a cutting edge siphoning technology and innovatively designed rain gutter guard that prevents clogged rain gutters and puts an end to gutter cleaning forever.

Gypsy Queen Cuisine

Gypsy Queen Cuisine offers Lebanese cuisine, vegan options, hummus, falafel, tabbouleh, yum-yum wraps and lots more.

Gypsy Wind Farms – Animal Exhibitor

Located in Columbia and Blair, SC, specializing in Barbados Blackbelly Sheep, heritage breed poultry. Introducing Mangalitsa Pigs to their farms this year.

Halo Dips

Halo dip mixes are all natural spice mixes used to make dips. The packages contain no salt or sugar in them.

Hang A Pot

Hidden flower pot hanger - an ingenious device that allows you to hang your pots on any surface. Flower poles and worm tea bags.

Happy Skin Naturals

The makers of Wholesome All-Natural Soap & Skin Care Products, made with the freshest plant based ingredients. No Chemicals here!

Heller Aller Pumps by Hitzer

Hitzer is the manufacturer of the Heller-Aller deep well/windmill hand water pumps. Hitzer is also one of the leading manufacturers of clean-burning coal stoves and fireplaces.

Hempzels

Hempzels is home to Hempzels pretzels and mustard, Natalie's choice omega foods and distributor of Lenka organic granola bars.

Herbiary

Herbiary sells only the finest herbs, teas, tinctures, flower essences, essential oils, and natural health and body care products. Locations in Asheville and Philadelphia.

Hidden Happiness Bee Farm

Opening their doors in 2015, Hidden Happiness Bee Farm saw a need for new innovated ideas for the bee industry. The original Wind Lock is now available for your telescopic tops.

High Castle Solar

HighCastle Solar provides design, installation and maintenance of residential solar systems, and distributes solar cellphone chargers. They also make and offer handmade doggie beds.

High Mowing Organic Seeds

An independent, farm-based seed company dedicated to sustainable agriculture and providing farmers and gardeners with the nation’s first 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified seeds.

Hit N Miss Concession

Hit N Miss Concessions has been in operation for 2 years. As a family run business, they provide great food and great service.

Hit-N-Miss Ice Cream Co.

The Hit-N-Miss Ice Cream Company, from Northwestern Pennsylvania, has been making all-natural hormone-free and wheat-free ice cream for nine years.

Home Free Bagels

Artisan GMO Free Bagels the old fashion way boiled and baked with social justice twist employing homeless individuals and offering true New York style bagels.

Honey Dew Naturals

Personal care products handmade with food-grade, organic ingredients including everything from deodorant and toothpaste to beeswax candles and more. They are effective and 100% healthy!

Hooked Productions - Live the Life you Love

Live the Life you Love Clothing features inspired apparel for passionate living. They offer men and women's organic cotton and bamboo fashion, made responsibly in United States.

Hop Ice Cream Cafe

The Hop Ice Cream has been offering premium-quality homemade ice cream in Asheville, N.C., since 1978. Made with local ingredients will be available.

Horned Watusi Cow - Carolina Bison – Animal Exhibitor

See the Watusi – world’s largest horned breed of cattle, at Carolina Bison stall. Dr. King, is researching the anti-aging benefits of their milk.

Hoss Tools

They design and manufacture high quality, American-made gardening tools for the backyard gardener and market farmer. Their Wheel Hoes and Garden Seeders are second-to-none!

Hotel Life Sheets and Pillows

Feel the ultimate in softness and luxury with Hotel Life sheet sets and Stay-Cool Bamboo Pillows. Great Mother Earth News discounts!

Hydro Springs LLC

Hydroponic gardening systems.

Ingles – Title Sponsor

Ingles Markets - With 203 stores in 6 states, Ingles, founded in Asheville, NC, has been a part of the Western NC community for over 50 years. Ingles supports numerous local farmers and vendors by offering local milk (via Laura Lynn milk), produce, meats, sausage, hummus, breads, herbs, packaged products, as well as USDA certified organic, Harvest Farm organic and natural products. Meet some of their local farmers and vendors at their booth throughout the weekend.

Ironwood Tools

Super Coco Peat potting soil "coir" - great for starting seeds, rooting cuttings, hanging baskets, and raised beds.

Ironwood Tools –

Premium garden tools.

Isha Foundation

For more than 30 years, Isha Foundation has offered classical yoga and meditation around the globe, touching the lives of more than 7 million people.

J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works

J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works produces all-natural, hand-harvested salt and nigari, made by solar evaporation from ancient ocean deep under the Appalachian Mountains in Malden, W.Va.

Jack's Nut Butters

World's best Nutbutters - stop by and try them.

JD Gourmet

25-year-old aged balsamic vinegar and olive oil blends. Over 27 flavors - gourmet pasta, Italian organic olive oil.

Jeep's Forge

Demonstrating the art of blacksmithing along with selling a variety of handmade blacksmith, tinsmith and wooded items. Custom orders and classes available.

John C. Campbell Folk School – Contributing Sponsor

At John C. Campbell Folk School, we still make things. We still make real bread, music, yarn, poetry and friends. Since 1925 we have helped to preserve the traditions, tools and techniques of Southern Appalachia, and we have shared them with the world. We offer classes in more than 50 subject areas, including craft, music, cooking, gardening and writing. Our noncompetitive environment makes for a unique experience. Come enjoy making crafts and good friends on 300 natural, scenic acres in Western North Carolina.

Johnny's Selected Seeds

Johnny's contributes to the success of our growers by providing the highest quality seeds of the best varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs.

Josephine Porter Institute for Applied Bio-Dynamics

Biodynamic preparations, books and educational materials for healing the Earth through the practice of biodynamic gardening and farming. Restoring health and vitality.

JULPAK

An original handcrafted pouch that unfolds flat with a plurality of pockets. It can be worn in more than six ways.

K-cor Inc

"Rock Dome" solar thermal collector.

Kapstone Farm – Associate Sponsor

Kapstone Farm is a family-owned, free ranging homestead in western North Carolina. From animal husbandry to gardening to agritourism, we offer a diversity of farm experiences and products to our local community. At the Fair this year, we will be featuring the Tower Garden - a state-of-the-art vertical aeroponic growing system from The Juice Plus+ Company. Tried and proven, it is designed to grow an abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers at home – on your rooftop, terrace, porch or patio.

Kasco Marine Inc

Kasco Marine produces energy-efficient pond aerators. Products include surface and diffused aeration, fountains, deicers and circulators that range from 1/4 to 7-1/2 HP.

King Bio – Contributing Sponsor

King Bio is a homeopathic pharmaceutical company located in Asheville, N.C., that has developed and distributed safe, natural medicines for 26 years. King Bio's founder and president, Dr. Frank King, is a fourth-generation American farmer who has dedicated his life to creating effective, natural therapies and superfoods that empower the whole person. His book, The Healing Revolution, offers a multidimensional lifestyle approach, empowering everyone with DIY health techniques helping them discover their amazing life potential.

Kitchen Craft / Lustre Craft

Kitchen/Lustre Craft cookware provides a healthy and energy efficient way to prepare nutritious meals where you retain the greatest possible amount of vitamins and minerals.

Klean Kanteen – Associate Sponsor

In 2004, Klean Kanteen released the first stainless steel, BPA-free, reusable water bottle, created to provide a healthy alternative to plastic and minimize single-use. Our products are the vehicles that deliver this promise, starting conversations, and inspiring people to make conscientious choices every day. A certified B-Corporation and 1% for the Planet member, Klean Kanteen is committed to using business as a force for good. Join the movement at www.Bthechange.com and learn more at www.kleankanteen.com.

Kohler Farms - A Shire Horse Breeder – Animal Exhibitor

Dayla Kohler breeds, trains, and sells quality Shire horses. These endangered horses will be on display for the public to interact with! Daily talks: 11am, 1pm, & 3pm.

Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition – Supporting Partner

The Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition was designated in July 2012 by the US Department of Energy as the 85th designated Clean Cities Coalition in the nation. The Clean Cities Program and the Clean Vehicles Coalition promote the use of alternative fueled, advanced technology vehicles and other measures that reduce petroleum use and lower emissions. The Coalition is a program of the Land of Sky Regional Council and covers an area of 5 counties comprising the Asheville NC Metropolitan Area.

Laurel Nest Yurts – Supporting Partner

Builders of affordable, engineered yurts. Offering simple innovative designs utilizing local and readily available materials and sustainable practices. Emphasis on DIY options, resources, and support.

Lazarus Woks

Lazarus Woks, rescued from heaps of scrap after a life of agricultural service, have been cleaned, welded and polished and will give a lifetime of cooking enjoyment!

LCS / Lucas Mill USA

Portable sawmill.

LeafFilter Gutter Protection

LeafFilter is the nation's best gutter protection system. Call 1-800-290-6106 for a free estimate, and find out why LeafFilter is gutter protection perfection!

Leicester Longwool Sheep Breeders Association – Animal Exhibitor

The Leicester Longwool Sheep is considered critically endangered by the Livestock Conservancy. The Leicester Longwool Sheep Breeders Association enhances the breed and promotes the interests of breeders.

Lifetime Cookware

Lifetime Cookware is constructed of the highest quality stainless steel. Their exclusive 12 layer solar cap is designed to provide maximum cooking performance for healthier delicious meals.

Lightbeings Candles

Lightbeings Candles are committed to providing handcrafted aromatherapy soy candles with 100% pure essential oils that promote health and wellness in a chemical free way.

Little Me Tea

Little Me Tea is tea + fruits + veggies. Organic, non-GMO, caffeine-free, super low in sugar. Parents love the nutrition. Kids love the great taste.

Livestock Conservancy – Supporting Partner

The Livestock Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization working to protect more than 170 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction. Founded in 1977, the Livestock Conservancy is the pioneer organization in the United States working to conserve historic breeds and genetic diversity in livestock.

Livestock Conservancy's Mobile Podcasting & Conservation Studio – Supporting Partner

Living Web Farms

Living Web Farms: educational farms where hands-on learning comes to life with organic gardening and farm workshops. Videos of everything are online at the Living Web Farms website.

Loaded Goat Homestead

They specialize in personal care products using only ethically sourced ingredients as they aspire to help clean the planet's inhabitants without making the planet dirty.

Lotus Farm and Garden Supply, Inc.

Hydroponics, aquaponics, compost tea brewer, organic gardening products, organic pest management.

Love at First Sit

Portable, fair trade, ergonomic back support systems made of organic cotton and hemp. Ten percent of profits support social, cultural, educational and environmental causes.

Love The Chef, Inc

They deal in spices and plants that heal the body, Turmeric Products, powder, masks and body applications. New to market: their Beet Powder.

Luv Nest, LLC

Happy – Healthy – Clean; Luv Nest’s 100% Organic Herbal Blends and Herbal Treats for your backyard Chickens makes adding the benefits of herbs easy and convenient.

Made in House DIY Food Kits

Made in House DIY Food Kits offer the know-how of years of sustainable living in an off-grid monastery. Easily make mozzarella, pickles, and more!

Massaging Insoles

World's best therapeutic massaging insoles. A natural approach to foot, leg and back pain relief. Pedorthic Footcare Association approved.

Max PR 35

100% All Natural Pain Relief Spray. Works fast, lasts for hours. Has eucalyptus, grapeseed oil, jojoba oil, aloe vera, and Vitamin E. Try it FREE at their booth.

Meade Tractor

John Deere - Gators 4x4, lawn mowers, and 3, 4, and 5 Series tractors.

Melt Your Heart

Melt Your Heart: Gourmet grilled cheese made with love. Local/organic bread & a variety of specialty cheese. Also serving homemade soups and salads.

Mesimer Processing and Gamebirds – Animal Exhibitor

They sell all ages of bobwhite and Texas A&M quail. Their adult bobwhites are flight and weather conditioned and ready for release.

Metal Ware Corporation

Nesco/American Harvest manufactures food dehydrators in the USA. Preserve the bounty of your garden by drying foods faster and more evenly. Visit their booth for expert dehydrating tips.

MG 12-LP The Power of Magnesium

Magnesium oil, Magne sport oil, deodorant, body balm, magnesium soap, magnesium shampoo, magnesium bath salts. Offering Dead Sea products.

MI Greenhouse

Mi Greenhouse offers a 1-piece fiberglass greenhouse in three sizes perfect for every level of gardener. Solar venting, misting systems and 10 year warranty.

Milking Devon Cattle – Animal Exhibitor

Flavorful beef, creamy milk, faithful draft: Adaptable, resilient, dependable heritage cattle for grass-based and self-sufficient homesteads. Easy-calving, protective mothers; long-lived and versatile.

Millhouse Engraving

We specialize in stone engraving for pet memorials, address markers, and garden stones. We also engrave wine glasses, beer mugs, and other glass and wood.

Millner-Haufen Tool Company

Millner-Haufen Tool Company manufactures and distributes tools for many applications. Multi-material drill bits, metal cutting and grinding equipment, and more. Visit their live demonstrations.

Minuteman Provision Company

Minuteman Provision Company - Manufacturer of the Minuteman Rocket Stove. The only self contained, safe to burn on a table top, rocket style, cooking stove on the market.

Miracle Dirt Trapping Mat –

Miracle Dirt Trapping Mat stops dirt and mud from being tracked into your home. No more muddy footprints and paw prints on your floors, carpets and tiles.

Misty Morning Farm – Animal Exhibitor

Once a Day homestead small Jersey Milk cows. Raised humanely, naturally, on REAL milk, and from generations of grazing for good grazing genetics. Milking School DVDs available March 2015.

Mockingbird Meadows – Associate Sponsor

Mockingbird Meadows is an herbal health farm and institute where we believe your food should be your medicine. We emphasize products and education to help you become self-sufficient in your daily health. Using honey and herbs with healing intent, internationally acclaimed author and ethnobotanist Dawn Combs crafts chemical-free bitters, teas, salves and a signature line of herbal honey spreads. At Ohio’s premier herbal health farm, we believe you should eat your medicine, not take it.

Momma T's Soap Co.

“Get clean, naturally” with, natural cold process soaps. Also featuring natural herbal dream pillows, aromatherapy misters, lotions, lip balms, and dog shampoos.

Moms Against Fluoridation

MAF is dedicated to ending the drugs added to the public water without your consent. The science is informative that drinking fluoridated water can have significant health impacts. Get informed.

Moon Shadow Farm – Animal Exhibitor

Moon Shadow Farm, located in Southwest Virginia, conserves and promotes heritage livestock breeds: Silver Fox Rabbits & Buckeye Chickens.

Moss Mountain

Handwoven Mayan hammocks, hammock chairs, parachute hammocks, eco bags, leather hats, straw hats and air chairs.

Mountain Rose Herbs – Title Sponsor

Supplying herbalists, crafters, foodies and clinicians with exquisite quality bulk organic herbs, spices, teas, oils and natural ingredients since 1987. Mountain Rose Herbs is known for an uncompromising commitment to organic agriculture and ethical trade, while pioneering sustainable business practices. They believe passionately that supporting organics, protecting wilderness, reducing environmental impact and sharing the benefits of organic herbs is imperative to the health of our planet. Certified Organic, FairForLife, Earth Kosher and Zero Waste.

Mountain Well-Being

Local company producing the finest colloidal solutions of silver, gold and copper. Significantly improving health utilizing Nature’s precious minerals. Manufactured properly using state-of-the-art technology. 100% satisfaction guaranteed!

Mountain Works Sustainable Development – Supporting Partner

Mountain Works Sustainable Development creates horse-logged forest products, including handcrafted tiny cabins. “Forest to Finish” harvest and build craftsmen offer millwork, kits or custom projects from your land.

Mountainvapure - Nellie B Farm

Densified Biomass Firelogs: renewable, sustainable, green. Produced from recycled hardwood with no additives, they burn hotter, longer, and cleaner than cordwood, with reduced CO2 emissions.

Mushroom Mountain

Mushroom Mountain specializes in mushroom spawn, cultivation supplies, fruiting kits, medicinal products, mycoremediation and research in the Southeast. Meet author Tradd Cotter at our booth!

My Pillow Inc.

My Pillow the Official Pillow of the National Sleep Foundation. Guaranteed not to go flat. Washable, dryable, and has a 10-year warranty.

Natural By-Design

Offering education, with hands on demonstrations, in exploring how to use natural materials in making paint, art, and functional outdoor installations.

Natural Options Aromatherapy

Natural Options Aromatherapy offers essential oils, creams, bath salts, roll-ons, shower gels, and mists along with aromatherapy diffusers. They also have Ion Infra Ionic Detox Machines and sessions.

Nature's Head Inc.

The Nature's Head Composting Toilet is the latest design, the best value and the most reliable choice for self-contained, urine-separating dry toilets.

NC State University: Organics & Herbs – Supporting Partner

Providing research and education on organic and biodynamic agriculture, and commercial production of vegetables, hops, medicinal herbs, truffles, stevia, and other specialty crops for WNC.

New Earth Shelters

They build artful, energy efficient timber frame homes at an affordable price. Designing a small home with a big feel is their specialty.

New Society Publishers – Supporting Partner

New Society Publishers' mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact on the environment, in a manner that models this vision.

New World Textiles, LLC

Indian book charkhas, organic and Dye-Lishus® cotton fiber, yarn, & fabric, kits with cotton and natural dyes or bleeding tissue paper, dyeplant seeds, handspun hand-woven scarves and fabrics, and silk scarves dyed with natural dyes.

No Taste Like Home – Supporting Partner

Wild food foraging with “The Mushroom Man,” Alan Muskat. Safe and easy. Free samples, demos, edible plant starts; Asheville outings and home inventories available anywhere.

Norm's Farms

Norm’s Farms features the American Elderberry in every product they make. Get your free samples of elderberry supplements and treats and boost your immune system!

North American Rain Systems

North American Rain Systems provides tanks, pumps, filters and accessories for modern rainwater harvesting systems. www.raincollectionsupplies.com 864-316-5200

North Star Tactical & General Store

Selling quality prepper, survival, surplus, EMS, and police gear. Products include packs, vests, knives, mre's, fire starters, magazines, grills, saws, snares, filters, lights, and more!

Northern Sun

For more than 35 years, Northern Sun has provided environmental and social messages on T-shirts, bumper stickers, buttons and more. Online and mail order catalogs available.

Northern Tool & Equipment

Northern Tool & Equipment offers a wide selection of products from consumer goods to industrial and construction equipment to do-it-yourselfers, contractors and professional shops.

Norwex

Specializing in home, cleaning, and personal care products with the mission to improve quality of life by radically reducing chemicals in our homes.

Norwood Sawmills

Manual and hydraulic portable sawmills by Norwood, manufacturer of top-quality sawmills for more than 20 years. Every sawmill, quality-made in the USA and Canada with cutting-edge fabrication technologies, is built rugged for years of accurate, reliable, profitable, worry-free milling.

Nutrition Master Foods

They use appropriate raw nutrition to benefit the body's thrust for energy and body healing. The Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner, Snack Tubes™, Food Shots™, Food Shakers™.

NYR Organic

NYR Organic offers certified organic skin care, wellness and aromatherapy products, hand-crafted using sustainably harvested and fairly traded ingredients: safe, ethical and beneficial.

Olea Estates Distribution

From a small Greek estate, certified organic Greek extra virgin olive oil and olives. Handpicked, cold-pressed immediately. One varietal raw, kept below 78 degrees.

Organic Growers School – Supporting Partner

Organic Growers School has been offering organic education in the Southern Appalachians since 1993. Their mission is to inspire, educate, and support people in our region to farm, garden and live organically.

OutBack Power – Contributing Sponsor

OutBack Power Technologies is the leading manufacturer of advanced power conversion components for solar and other renewable energy systems. From Baja to Bangladesh, from the Equator to the poles, OutBack products deliver the clean, reliable electricity people need to transform the quality of their lives. The same solar energy technologies proven in the developing world are perfect for “clean tech” committed consumers here in the U.S., making OutBack the “first choice for the new grid.”

Pacific Energy - Wright Hearth, Heat & Home

Wright’s Hearth, Heat & Home offers chimney sweeping, gas service, repairs & more. Family-owned and operated for over 20 years, Wright’s serves over 7,000 customers in WNC.

Paditude

Versatile, reusable cloth pads for menstrual cycles, incontinence, postpartum and/or everyday freshness. A fabulous alternative to chemical-laden, disposable feminine products.

Paradise Home Improvement

Paradise Home Improvement sells and installs windows, siding, gutters, insulation and bath upgrades. They install in all of Western North Carolina, and Upstate South Carolina.

Pearl's Premium, Inc

Pearl's Premium Ultra Low Maintenance Lawn Seed only needs mowing once a month, one quarter the water of any other grass, and no chemical fertilizer.

PHI DOTS

Electro-smog protection, EMF Protection Devices, Energy harmonizers.

Pho Ya Belly

Pho Ya Belly is Vietnamese food truck concentrating on fresh food with strong flavor. Their food is from scratch with a lot of love.

Piedmont Dairy Goat Association

Will show and hand out literature to education the public about the organization and dairy goats.

Pollinator Stewardship Council

The Pollinator Stewardship Council defends managed and native pollinators vital to a sustainable and affordable food supply from the adverse impact of pesticides.

Possum Hollow Farm Soap LLC

Possum Hollow Farm Soap is a successful family business creating milk-based and vegan soaps, toiletries and fine skin care items for over 16 years!

Premier 1 Supplies – Contributing Sponsor

For almost 35 years, Premier 1 has been providing electric fence and netting; sheep, goat and poultry supplies; as well as expert advice! Speak with one of their consultants at the booth and pick up their informational poultry, equipment and fencing magalogs.

pStyle

Ecological, convenient and empowering products for women and transgender men. Stand up and pee with the pStyle. Finally, a better menstrual product – The DivaCup.

Pure Bliss Organics

Pure Bliss Organics produces USDA certified organic granola, energy bars and ”BITES”, gourmet nuts, and vegan cookies. Most are vegan and gluten free.

Quarto Publishing Group USA

Quarto Publishing includes several imprints whose books have earned a reputation for style and quality in the fields of art, crafts, hobbies, food and drink, nature, lifestyle, reference and children's books.

Rainbow Mountain Alpacas

Rainbow Mountain Alpacas is the home to alpacas in a rainbow of colors. They sell fiber equipment, yarns, clothing and accessories, and are providing demos and lessons daily.

Raindrop Ridge Farm

Raindrop Ridge Farm is a small Certified Naturally Grown Herb Nursery. They specialize in Culinary, Flowering and Medicinal Herb Bedding Plants.

Raw You-niverse

Raw You-niverse, a raw and living foods company offer extraordinary raw, organic fruit and green SMOOTHIES and their new book; 30 Days of Raw Smoothies.

Red Bud Farm Worm Castings

All worm castings are not the same. Red Bud Farm's worm castings are OMRI listed. They make everything grow amazingly!

Red Moon Herbs

Red Moon Herbs, an Asheville-based herbal extracts company, processes fresh herbs in small batches from wildcrafted sources and area growers.

Reedy Fork Organic Farm

Reedy Fork Organic Farm, in Elon NC, is a certified organic dairy and feed farm. Visit our booth and register to win organic layer feed.

Reems Creek Nursery & Landscaping

Reems Creek Nursery offers sustainably raised veggie plants, organic gardening supplies, soil amendments, seeds, herbs, annuals, perennials, fruits and edibles, natives, shrubs, and trees. They are located 10 minutes north of downtown Asheville.

River Hills Harvest

River Hills Harvest develops, produces and distributes elderberry products for both the retail and wholesale markets in order to provide easier market access for its increasing number of grower members.

River Oaks Cattle Co. – Animal Exhibitor

Ankole Watusi cattle are the largest horned cattle in the world, dating back more than 5,000 years to the African continent.

Riverwood Treenware

Riverwood Trading Co. produces handmade wooden treeware, including spoons, ladles, coffee scoops, spatulas, spreaders, muddlers and more. Come by and see their wood carving demo.

Rock Bottom Soap

Handmade goat milk soap, various types of lotions, lip balms and scrubs are included in their product line. Happy Goats, Healthy Skin.

Rock Bridge Trees

Container grown trees, flowering trees for bees, nut trees, native fruit trees.

Root Down Food Truck

Rood Down food truck's version of street food will focus largely on local and regional ingredients transformed into Creole, Southern and Soul influenced comfort food.

Rose Creek Creations

Handcrafted all-natural goat milk soap, using ingredients made right on the farm. Also offering beard oils, lotions, sugar scrubs, lip balms, and much more.

Sandscapes Art in Motion, LLC

Their unique hand crafted Sandscapes capture your imagination, as the sands cascade through layers of bubbles to form delightful mountain, desert, and marine scenes.

School of Natural Healing

The School of Natural Healing is the premier herbal school in America, founded in 1953 by Dr. John R. Christopher to teach people to heal themselves and their families naturally.

Sea Agri, inc

Sustainable Organic Ocean Products: SEA-90 Ag Mineral and Seasons-90 Baja Gold Gourmet Sea Salt are for home, garden, and livestock. To learn more, visit www.seaagri.com or call 770-361-7003.

Shenandoah Homestead Supply

Non-GMO grains and grinders. Stainless steel backyard dairy equipment such as pails with lids, strainers, and milk can totes of all sizes.

Sierra Nevada – Associate Sponsor

A new addition to the Mills River community, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is one of America’s premier craft breweries, family owned since starting in 1980.

Silvan Song Tree Essences

SILVAN SONG TREE ESSENCES offer vital support to smooth and strengthen your path, deepen your intuition and clarify your goals and dreams.

Singer Farm Naturals Llc

Growing 70 varieties of organic gourmet garlic along the western New York shore of Lake Ontario. They also produce Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate from their family orchards.

Smart Living Steam Mop –

The Smart Living Steam Mop removes dirt and grease from any hard floor surface and carpet in minutes without the need for toxic chemicals or detergents.

Smugtown Mushrooms

Smugtown offers a diverse line of mushroom supplies for home, garden or farm. They sell fresh dried mushrooms; mushroom grow kits; plug, grain and sawdust spawn; books; tinctures; tea; and cultivation supplies.

Soap Alchemy

All-natural, handcrafted soap with natural plant oils rich in glycerin.

Soothing Touch Spa / Krazee Booths

Soothing Touch Spa offers a variety of scrubs, salts, lotions, masks, a massage chair and Krazee Boot Sleeves to change your plain boots to insane.

Soulfully Salvaged Paper Arts

Soulfully Salvaged Paper Arts - One of a kind jewelry made from hand rolled recycled magazines turned into beautiful beads (then uniquely mixed with gemstones.)

Southern Charm Alpacas

An alpaca owner and fiber addict since 1999. Traditional and nontraditional fiber products! Knitting and rug yarns. Felted products and kits. Finished products.

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange – Supporting Partner

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange offers more than 700 heirloom, organic and open-pollinated vegetable, herb and flower varieties, plus garlic, perennial onions and seed saving supplies. Their mission is to ensure that people retain control of their food supply, conserve genetic resources and offer gardeners the option of saving their own seeds.

Sow True Seed

Welcome! Based in Asheville, N.C., Sow True Seed specializes in open-pollinated, non-hybrid and GMO-free vegetable, herb, flower and cover crop seed as well as seasonal planting items.

Spanish Goat Association – Animal Exhibitor

Naturally successful for 500 years, pure Spanish goats are now endangered. Information, pictures, top-quality animals available (for later delivery or pick-up.) Come reserve yours at the FAIR!

Split Second Log Splitter – Contributing Sponsor

The Split Second Log Splitter is a product line manufactured by Agri-Fab® Incorporated, a Sullivan, Ill., company. Agri-Fab® is the leading manufacturer of lawn and garden tractor attachments in the United States. Designed by their employees, who heat their homes with wood, the Split Second Log Splitter takes the time and back pain out of splitting. The manufacturer's focus is to build quality and durability into the products they manufacture, each made with the very best components to ensure lasting performance.

Squirrel Stash Nuts

A Burlington, Vermont twist on German glazed nuts. Creating a tastier and healthier vegan nut snack, packaged in sustainable materials. Now completely compostable Small Stashes!

St. Lynn's Press – Supporting Partner

St. Lynn's Press publishes informative and entertaining books that offer fresh perspectives on organic gardening, sustainable living, "local'' and ''slow'' lifestyles and self-reliance.

Star Seed – Title Sponsor

Star Seed is an independent supplier of several national brand name seed varieties. Our Sudden Service™ simply means that most of the products are usually available on a rush-order basis if conditions require quick delivery. Customers everywhere can attest to our reputation and integrity in providing high standards of quality in the product lines we’ve produced and distributed for decades. Flexibility, promptness and quality seed products to our customers are daily goals we take personally at Star Seed.

Stegall's Pottery

Stegall Pottery offers MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR souvenir mugs, grandparent mugs, travel mugs, sayings jars, rectangular bowls and serving pieces, as well as functional and decorative pottery. They will present demonstrations throughout the day.

Sugar Hollow Solar

Solar Panels, warmboard samples, solar inverters.

Sun Ovens International

Sun Oven is the Ultimate Solar Appliance! Bake, boil, steam or dehydrate naturally with the sun. There's no energy costs, no pollution ... just fresh, succulent food.

Sun-Mar Corp.

Sun-Mar offers composting toilets. The company has been recognized as an industry leader and has solidified its leadership position with certification though the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF).

Sundance Power Systems

“Empowering People with Solar since 1995,” Sundance brings unparalleled experience and value to solar hot water, radiant heat, and solar electric projects throughout the region.

Sunrise Farm – Animal Exhibitor

Sunrise Farm breeds high quality, productive Dairy Goats for show, dairies, and home milk supply. Home of the 2014 ADGA National Show premier alpine sire.

Super Sod

Our "Doc’s Raised Garden Kits" include certified organic compost (made with recycled grass from sod production); our “Drivable Grass” creates the healthiest grassy parking lots.

Sustainabillies

Blacksmithed and welded metal goods for the home and garden: hand tools, hand forged knives, trellises, garden supports, house wares, art, and outdoor living implements.

Sweet Valley Suris

Suri alpacas! Sweet Valley Suris, a successful alpaca farm in Annville, Pa., shares their alpacas and alpaca products. Learn about this wonderful lifestyle.

Table Rock Technologies

Solar PV, solar hot water, solar pool systems.

Taproot Threads

Taproot Threads is a sustainable apparel company offering original nature, farm and garden designs for adults and children printed on clothing from ethical manufacturers.

Tar River Trading Post LLC

Tar River Trading Post features homesteading, agricultural, tactical, safety and prepper supplies. They cater to those seeking a more sustainable, secure and self-sufficient lifestyle.

Terra Char

Terra Char™ (Biochar) is a unique stable CARBON soil amendment, great for blending into compost, animal litter or biologicals. Works very well in sandy/clay soils.

The Dancing Herbalist LLC

The Dancing Herbalist, LLC is a topical herbal products company specializing in high strength herbal extracts designed from modern and traditional approaches to herbal healing.

The Frugal Goddess

Meet Annabel Ascher, The Frugal Goddess, author of Whole Food at Half Price-30 Days to Healthy Eating Without Breaking the Bank - at Booth 1103!

The High Fiber

The High Fiber – hand-printed nostalgic farm and garden inspired home goods and kitchen linens with a focus on environmentally smart fibers and practices.

The Lion Potter

They joyfully throw, and etch animal motifs on their functional pottery reflecting the colors of nature. Also available: handmade jams, apple butters, honey, granola, and soaps.

The Luffa Ranch

Natural luffa sponges grown in Murphy, NC.

Theo Chocolate – Associate Sponsor

Since 2006, Theo Chocolate has been committed to responsibly sourcing and manufacturing the highest quality chocolate in the world. As the first and only bean to bar maker of organic, fair trade, fair for life, and non-GMO certified chocolate in North America, Theo is creating delicious products while working to improve livelihoods and protect the environment in farm and factory communities alike. Visit their website to find Theo Chocolate at a retailer near you.

There's An Herb For That!

“There’s An Herb for That” was founded on the belief that herbal products create healthier lives and provides products to help achieve those goals.

Thermal Boundary Log Wall System

Thermal Boundary Log Wall System is a green and energy efficient new design which more than doubles the R-value over comparable log cabin wall profiles.

True Trac Guide System

Table saw precision with your circular saw. The TrueTrac Track saw system is accurate and easy to use. Cut sheet goods or dimensional lumber.

Try Greentea Hawaii

Green tea Hawaii supplements, hydro flask water bottles, paracord handles and lanyards.

TS Designs

TS Designs is an innovative screen printing company in Burlington, N.C. They are the creator of REHANCE, an eco-friendly printing technology, and the Cotton of the Carolinas T-shirt.

Two Crows Farm

Located in Murphy, NC breeding high quality alpacas. Specializing in fine alpaca fiber products including fleece, yarn, roving, felted material, handmade and loomed finished goods.

Uncle Mud's Natural Building Demo – Supporting Partner

Come get muddy with Uncle Mud and The Natural Cottage Project as they demonstrate the use of local dirt as a low-cost, beautiful, durable and fun building material. Bring the kids!

Unforgettable Fire

Kimberly and Katydid stoves are designed to heat, cook, bake, produce hot water and electricity for energy security for on and off grid living.

Urban Moonshine

Urban Moonshine specializes in certified organic digestive bitters, herbal tonics, and herbal first aid products. They offer high quality herbals for your everyday apothecary!

Usborne Books and More

Award-winning, fantastic fiction and innovative nonfiction books for every age and subject. Entertaining, multicultural and Internet-linked. A wonderful business opportunity, now celebrating 25 years.

Velvet Cup Coffee Truck

Native to Asheville, NC, The Velvet Cup Coffee Truck is serving Fair Trade, Organic espresso from Black Mountain, NC, 100% fruit smoothies, and local munchies.

Villagers

Villagers is an urban homestead supply and design shop located in West Asheville. They offer supplies, resources, workshops + inspiration for a variety of sustainable lifestyle activities.

Virginia Vinegar Works

Virginia Vinegar Works uses the traditional Orleans method to produce superior, barrel-aged varietal and blended wine vinegars, malt vinegar and fruit vinegars.

Vitamix Corp

The Vitamix Machine enables one to create healthy, great-tasting meals in minutes - juices, hot soups, ice creams, dips and more. Vita-mix Corporation believes in helping their customers live a healthier lifestyle.

Vriliac

Vriliac is a 40 watt human powered generator deployable either as a recumbent stationary bike or table top unit that fits inside a custom 'go bag.'

Warren Wilson College

General information about the college and students from craft crews, the farm, and garden.

Water-Revolution

Water-Revolution offers affordable alkaline, antioxidant water systems that mimic nature’s perfect purification process. Made by a family-owned company in the United States, they provide superior effectiveness in reducing dangerous contaminants.

Way Cool Tools

Garden tools including flame weeders, unbreakable broadforks and digging tools, ratcheting pruners, sharpeners, and empty refillable propane tank system.

Wellspring Fiber Farm – Animal Exhibitor

Exhibiting heritage breed Jacob and Tunis sheep, we'd love to answer your questions about raising sheep. In-Booth demonstrations of hand spinning, and wool production.

White Harvest Seed Company

White Harvest Seed Company offers Heirloom vegetable/flower/herb seeds, Rogue Hoe garden tools, DIY books, and a variety of organic fertilizers/insecticides, and other gardening supplies.

Whole Body Wellness Concepts

Whole Body Wellness Concepts - Helping you live a longer, fuller and healthier life from the inside out by improving blood flow, digestion, immune system and more.

Wiggle Farm LLC

Natural Nourishment. All Gardening All Seasons. Provide your gardens a natural support system with worm casting and worm tea. More info at Booth 1718 or www.WiggleFarm.com.

Wild Abundance

Teaching practical skills for living closer to the earth, including eco-homesteading, natural building, permaculture design, wild food/medicine, primitive survival, off-grid living, natural horsemanship and organic gardening.

Wild Success

End emotional eating! Heal with probiotics! Learn secrets of fermenting, green smoothies, dairy/gluten free living and discover the energy buzz of plant-based/raw foods.

Wise Women Botanicals

Wise Women Botanicals is a retailer and wholesaler of pure essential oils and essential oil blends (uncut), world class goats milk skincare products, organic lavender, chamomile, helichrysum and other herbs.

WNC Green Building Council

Western North Carolina Green Building Council is a nonprofit with information and education on environmentally sustainable and health conscience building practices and programs.

Wood-Mizer, LLC

Wood-Mizer is the world’s leading manufacturer of portable band sawmills and offers eight model mills. Other products include industrial sawmills, secondary processing and blades.

Yanmar – Title Sponsor

Yanmar, started in 1912, has from its very beginnings been dedicated to the small farmer. Their mission has always been to support and make easier the daily life of the rural farmer working in his fields. Today Yanmar is known for several product lines, including diesel engines, but their agricultural equipment is known as being among the best in the world. Yanmar tractors harness immense power with great efficiency making the daily routine of working on the land not only more manageable, but also more enjoyable.

Yogawrap Spine Support, Inc.

Come see how Yogawrap aligns the spine and conditions the muscles to keep it that way – while you sit in your car, desk, wheelchair.

Young Living Essential Oils / Essential Farmacy

World Leader in cultivating, distillation, production of genuine, therapeutic-grade essential oils. From pharmaceutical background, Denise Cassano loves teaching others to take charge of their own health/wellness.

YukChuk

YukChuk odor-free kitchen food waste: a compost container with twin sealing locking handle and living hinge lid, all dishwasher safe. “The Solution” to food waste collection.



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