AdvantageWest is a nonprofit regional economic development organization serving Western North Carolina, focused on entrepreneurship, the green economy, agribusiness, the film industry and advanced manufacturing.
Airhead Composting Toilets
Booth 2107 www.airheadtoilet.com
Air Head composting toilet is the most compact composting toilet in the world. It's the original, since 2001.
Booth 1309 www.airrestoreusa.com
Stop by booth 1309 and get a breath of fresh air, something you don't often get inside a building, sometimes not even outside.
Alpaca Trading Post
Booth F-53 www.alpacatradingpost.net
The Alpaca Trading Post consists of sustainable farmers and fiber artists ... Their alpacas will have you spinning! Come feel exquisiteness. One touch will take your breath away!
American Craftsman Inc
Booth 1104 www.americancraftsmeninc.com
ACI SmartWall system serves as a solution for numerous issues our environment and community face today, including green-building, commercial agriculture operations, food systems and environment remediation.
Ann Bee Naturals
Booth 1005 www.annbeesnaturals.com
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.
Appalachian Seeds Farm & Nursery
Booth 5128 www.appalachianseeds.com
Appalachian Seeds is a certified organic, 24 acre family farm using biodynamic methods in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Producing medicinal herbs, heirloom tomatoes, superb plant starts.
Booth 2102 www.aquaponicsassociation.org
The Aquaponics Association promotes growing fish and plants together. Aquaponics allows 90% water savings and permits farms or gardens in urban spaces and small lots.
ASAP - Partner
Booth 1307 www.asapconnections.org
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 Mushroom Club
Booth 6015 www.ashevillemushroomclub.com
Stop by to see their mushroom display and learn about membership information.
Asheville Scooter Rental
Booth 5200 www.ashevillescooterrental.com
Mobility scooter, wheelchair and baby stroller rentals.
ATH Cattle Company
ATH Cattle Company is dedicated to the advancement and preservation of the Percheron breed and the Corolla Wild Horses.
Booth 2101 www.www.atomicsolar.biz
Atomic Solar provides its customers renewable energy solutions such as photovoltaic systems, solar thermal, radiant floors, rainwater harvesting, micro hydro, and district heating.
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BackHome Magazine - Partner
Booth 1208 www.backhomemagazine.com
For 24 years, BackHome magazine has been your guide to hands-on sustainable living. Bimonthly features on renewable energy, organic gardening, natural building, cooking, small livestock and crafts.
Bad Dog Tools
Booth 2208 www.baddogtools.com
With Bad Dog Multi-Purpose Tools you'll always have the right tool. Tools guaranteed for life or they'll replace them. See 'em in action at the Fair.
Bahama Baby Lotion
Booth 1003 www.bahamababylotion.com
All-natural handmade lotions, rubs and soaks made with herbs, essential oils and love to help you get through your busy day!
Booth 2710 www.bathfitter.com
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.
Booth 1001 www.bbbarns.com
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.
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.
Beaty Fertilizer Company
Beaty Fertilizer blends and sells traditional, natural and natural-based fertilizers. They also carry a variety of gardening products, including tools and gloves.
Bee Culture Magazine - Supporting Partner
Booth 2901 www.beeculture.com
Bee Culture, the magazine of American beekeeping, is for beginning, sideline and commercial beekeepers who want the latest information on the science and art of beekeeping.
Bee Thinking is the world's natural beekeeping supplier, specializing in horizontal top bar hives and Warré hives made from Western red cedar in Portland, Ore.
Bell Aquaculture, the nation's largest sustainable yellow perch fish farming operation, will feature its OMRI-listed "Fish Rich 2-2-2 Organic" fertilizer at the Fair.
Bernice's Tea & Spice
Booth 5006 www.BernicesOnline.com
Stop by Bernice's to sample their tasty Mama Mia's olive oil bread dipper, organic poppy seed salad dressing, no-salt garlic veggie dip and more!
Better Garden Tools
Booth 2003 www.bettergardentools.com
Better Garden Tools' inventory of products includes ratchet pruners, ratchet loppers, pole pruners and folding root saws.
Janays Herbal Products - They make you outer beauty match your inner beauty.
Blue Ridge Brittle Co.
Blue Ridge Brittle Co., of Brevard, N.C., specializes in making rich, buttery nut brittles: delightfully light and crunchy, made the old-fashioned way! 928-978-3718
Blue Ridge Food Ventures
Booth 2308 www.blueridgefoodventures.org
An 11,000-sq.-ft. shared-use agribusiness incubator in Asheville N.C., providing equipment and resources for food entrepreneurs and natural products manufacturers to perfect, produce, package and sell their dream ideas.
Blue Ridge Naturally - Sponsor
Booth 2200 www.blueridgenaturally.org
Blue Ridge Naturally™ highlights the superiority of botanical raw materials and quality natural products from the Blue Ridge Mountains region of North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Naturally™ seal lets customers know that ingredients have been reviewed, are traceable, safely made/grown, and tested, if necessary. Blue Ridge Naturally™ supports local companies crafting high-quality natural products and develops the Western North Carolina natural products industry. Blue Ridge Naturally™ is a program of the North Carolina Natural Products Association.
Blue Ridge Now - Media Sponsor
The Times-News is the local source of news for Henderson, Polk and Transylvania Counties: Your news when you want it.
The Bom Bus is a Portuguese-inspired short food bus. They get their food from good people to feed all the other good people.
Book Publishing Company
Booth 2618 www.bookpubco.com
Book Publishing, member of the Green Press Initiative, publishes books on health and vegan cooking. Also look for books on alternative energy and environmental issues.
Botanical Interests - Contributing Sponsor
Booth 1200 www.botanicalinterests.com
Botanical Interests is a family-owned business founded in 1995. It offers more than 500 dependable varieties of certified organic, heirloom, non-GMO, untreated and responsibly produced hybrid vegetable, herb and flower 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.
Booth 5109 www.branstockbuildings.com
Solar Photovoltaic Roofing - with their flexible solar panels, they can equip almost any flat expanse of southerly exposure to produce solar-electric power.
Brooms and Boxes
Booth 5009 www.broomsandboxes.com
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.
Brushy Mountain Bee Farm - Contributing Sponsor
Booth 2902 www.brushymountainbeefarm.com
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!
Booth 2706 www.drinkbuchi.com
Buchi is a community-centered, women-founded and worker-owned business continuing the ancient folk tradition of brewing a living probiotic-rich beverage.
Butterflies From Heather
Booth 1801 www.butterfliesfromheather.com
Live educational butterfly exhibit, free to enter. Take home butterfly kits, nets and gazing balls made with real butterfly wings. Something for every butterfly enthusiast.
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Canterbury Cobblers is a one-man woodworking shop in the Great Smokey Mountains, specializing in artistic heirloom cutting boards made from natural hardwoods.
They offer Lifestraws, MREs (Meals, Ready-to-Eat), knives, multi tools and various survival goods. There will be an author in person to autograph her recently released children's book.
Carolina Bee Company, The
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.
At Carolina Bison, their mission is to promote a healthy lifestyle by offering the highest quality meat while honoring the life and history of the American Bison
Carolina Bunny Berries
Booth 5028 www.carolinabunnyberries.com
Garden aficionados and rose enthusiasts, rejoice! Carolina Bunny Berries provides plant-friendly cold manure. A unique gift and the possibility to win a stuffed bunny!
Carolina Marsh Tacky Outdoors
Booth F-41 www.carolinamarshtacky.com
Carolina Marsh Tacky Outdoors is dedicated to the conservation of the Marsh Tacky, a rare breed of Spanish Colonial horses.
Booth 5121 www.carbonchar.com
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
Booth 2802 www.chelseagreen.com
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.
Chicken Fountain, The
Booth 2406 www.chickenfountain.com
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.
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!
As a company, Luna & Larry’s Coconut Bliss comes from the heart. It shows in everything they do from their sourcing of the finest organic ingredients to a conscious awareness of their impact on the lives of everyone they touch. Close your eyes and feel it in every bite. Just one taste of this luscious, non-dairy dessert and you will understand what they mean when they say, "This is Bliss!"
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.
Copper Creek Ranch
Copper Creek Ranch is a small woman owned farm located in SW Virginia focusing on conservation breeding of Heritage Livestock.
Cornerstone Farm Venture
Cornerstone Farm Ventures provides sales and consulting assistance to the meat and poultry trade. They have production and processing equipment for one bird or thousands.
Cornerstone Morgan Horse Club
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.
Country Home Products / DR Power Equipment
See the newest property maintenance products in development at DR Power Equipment. "Pick" those you love ..."Kill" those you hate ... And earn a free pickle!
Booth 5119 www.countrysideorganics.com
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 & Lady Jane Seeds
Cousin Mary Jane and Lady Jane Gourmet Seed Co. bring to you delicious and nutritious hemp food products. Now you can stop bad snacking!
Frequently compared to cashmere, warmer and stronger than wool, alpaca fiber is hollow, making it very light with remarkable insulating and wicking qualities.
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.
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Deltec Homes - Sponsor
Booth 2419 www.deltechomes.com
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 custom homes, and offers a builder-friendly, eco-friendly system that is wind-resistant, seismic-resistant and adaptable to any setting. In 2007, Deltec installed 273 photovoltaic panels on the roof of its production facility, enabling the company to build all Deltec homes with 100% renewable energy.
Dependable Equine Alternatives
Booth 1508 www.deanutrition.com
They produce all-natural feed supplements and herbal treatments. They never use chemicals or synthetics like Mother Nature intended.
Designs by Kathy
Using a combination of recycled, vintage and new material, Designs by Kathy crafts handmade artisan rag quilts, handbags, tote bags, baskets, children's and adult's aprons and more.
Doom and Bloom
Booth 2607 www.doomandbloom.net
Doom and Bloom provides medical kits, dental kits, essential oils, salves and other medical products for homesteaders, hikers and those in austere settings.
Booth 2606 www.timelessoils.com
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 organic innovations have set the standard for more than 20 years. Healthy and beautiful gardens are simple and easy with great products.
Dripping Springs Ollas
Booth 1212 www.drippingspringsollas.com
An unglazed clay pot, buried to the neck, and filled with water to provide irrigation. An ancient technique for use in-ground, in raised beds or in containers.
Duck Dance Farm - Partner
Booth 6502 www.duckdancefarm.com
A heritage poultry farm in Western North Carolina, focusing on egg and meat production, education, demonstration, and the preservation of endangered domestic duck breeds.
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Eagle Log Cabins
Booth 6026 www.eaglelogcabins.com
Simple to build. Renewable. Seven generations of thinking. Off-grid living with comfort and style! Quality products at affordable prices. Call 800-557-7157 for more information.
Eagledove Greenhouse and Farm
Booth 1110 www.eagledovegreenhouse.com
An Organic Farm offering Heirloom Veggie & Herbs plants, Organic Eggs, U-pick veggie/ flower gardens & Landscaping services. Countryside Organic Farm Feeds available.
Earth & Spirit Design
Earth & Spirit Design's experienced team uses ecological & permaculture principles to create sustainable, food-producing landscapes. They consult, design, install and teach.
Earth & Turf
Earth & Turf has been providing the industry with compost topdressing equipment and compact tractor attachments since 1997. “Simple, Well-Built Products.”
Earth Creations strives to create high-quality, eco-friendly clothing in a sustainable manner and still make something beautiful that you'll love to wear day after day.
Earth Water Conservation
Chemical free restructured water device penetrates plants inside, outside, root systems and holds in soil, using less water, eliminating hard water buildup on plants and equipment.
Earthineer is a social site for sustainable living: gardening, preserving and canning, seasonal cooking, beer and wine making, beekeeping, crafts, keeping livestock, homesteading and everything in between. Whether you're an accomplished gardener, an orchardist, a small-scale farm, a homebrewer or a beginner looking for advice, Earthineer is meant to connect you with people who share your interests. Features include: wall posts and news feed, messaging, photos, blogs, pinning, search and trading.
Echoview Fiber Mill and Farm
Booth 2717 www.echoviewnc.com
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.
Edible Yard & Garden
Booth 2205 www.edibleyardandgarden.com
Edible Yard & Garden is a full-service edible landscaping company incorporating ecological design. They also install rainwater harvesting cisterns, earthworks and fix drainage issues.
Ellbee's Garlic Seasonings
Booth 1203 www.ellbeesgarlic.com
Fresh garlic-based, all-natural, MSG and gluten-free. Eight unique flavors, two with heat. Use in any meal, comes with recipes.
Booth 2204 www.equalexchange.coop
Equal Exchange offers delicious wholesale, fair trade coffee, tea, chocolate, and snacks from small farmers for serving, selling and fundraising with your school or congregation.
Evergreen Institute - Supporting Partner
Booth 1209 www.evergreeninstitute.org
The Evergreen Institute offers workshops on residential renewable energy and green building taught by Dan Chiras, who will be staffing the booth and selling books.
EZ Animal Products
Booth 1509 www.udderlyez.com
Ultimate EZ Milker a new faster way to milk your livestock. The Uddery EX Milker has been in the world marketplace 9 years and they just introduced EZ Milker for goats, sheep, and cows. Made In America.
Booth 2507 www.ezdoh.com
Bread making made easy! EZ DOH is a manual, non-electric bread dough maker that makes the process neat, easy, quick and fun!
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Booth 2707 www.fabferments.com
Fab Ferments is a rockin’ raw food business established in 2008. They specialize in handcrafted cultured foods using ancient preservation techniques and high-quality ingredients.
Faith Wellness Center
The MediMassager is approved by the FDA as a medical device and the American Diabetes Association to help reverse neuropathy. Noninvasive, immediate pain relief!
Booth 1404 www.fallingbarkfarm.com
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
Booth 2612 www.farmcreditofnc.com
The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina are borrower-owned lending cooperatives. Their mission is to provide 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 Fairy, The
Booth 1301 www.thefarmfairy.com
The Farm Fairy: artisan aged cheeses and sauces, handmade honoring their European grandparents’ traditions, in Burlington, the heart of North Carolina Piedmont.
Booth 6007 www.foddersystems.com
Take control of your livestock feed costs and grow your own healthy, fresh, hydroponic fodder year-round with a FodderPro Feed System from FarmTek.
Farm To Fender
Food Court www.simplydonecuisine.com/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
Booth 1211 www.farmtoconsumer.org
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.
Featherman Equipment empowers farmers, consumers and communities by providing efficient and affordable solutions for local poultry processing.
The Fertrell Company is the oldest organic fertilizer manufacturer in the United States, established in 1946. Fertrell manufactures all-natural fertilizers and livestock supplements.
They provide wooden products with sustainability in mind. All wood is milled on site and great care is taken in maintaining a healthy forest for future generations.
Fields of Gold Farm
Booth 2619 www.fieldsofgoldfarm.com
Gourmet Gelato! Artisan, farm-fresh goat milk at Fields of Gold Farm in Hendersonville, N.C.! Frequency-enhanced goat milk soaps too! Come by for samples!
Fifth Season Gardening
Booth 1704 www.fifthseasongardening.com
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.
Booth 2620 www.ford.com
Building on more than a decade of experience with hybrid technologies, Ford Motor Company is creating the future of the electrified vehicle. Consumers can choose from three state-of-the-art electric technologies. Ford's six EVs provide a broad range of power options, to achieve high fuel-economy figures and exceptionally low CO2 emissions simultaneously.
Booth 1111 www.foxglovesinc.com
Foxgloves offers seven styles of fabulous gloves for all tasks around the garden and barn. We also sell an assortment of hand crocheted, all cotton hats that are as comfortable as they are practical. Plus, Felco pruners from Switzerland and Sneeboer hand tools from the Netherlands
Booth 2708 www.franklinelectric.com
Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and automotive fuels.
Local organic food begins with local organic seed. Fruition Seeds grows and provides organic, regionally adapted vegetable, flower and herb seed for the Northeast.
Booth 2303 www.fungi.com
Fungi Perfecti is a family-owned, environmentally friendly company specializing in using gourmet and medicinal mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people.
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Booth 5131 www.gaiablends.com
Their family handcrafts all-natural and organic skin salves, 100% pure beeswax candles, and (for all kids, big & small) Willow's Hoops.
GalloLea Pizza Kits and Dolci di Maria
Booth 1604 www.gallolea.com, www.dolcidimaria.com
Sample it all: gluten free or wheat Italian or BBQ Pizza Kits, GF Italian Desserts, Brownies, Biscotti, Pancake mixes! Morning Chai, Chocolate Cherry Nibble, more!
Garden of No Weeden
Booth 1410 www.gardenofnoweeden.com
A reusable, wedge-shaped shield that keeps the ground warm and moist.
Garden Tea Co.
Booth 6005 www.gardenteacompany.com
Nourishing Earth, Plant & People
Tea For Plants, organic fertilizers, Compost Tea and Vermicomposting supplies. Fertilizer, herbicide and pesticide solutions.
Go Sun Stove
Booth 5137 www.gosunstove.com
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 Bee Cleaning Company
All-natural handmade cleaning products.
Green Hare Salon
Green Hare Hair Mud™ is 100% natural, nonchemical, cruelty-free hair color with serious gray coverage that is truly healthy, shiny, silky and sexy.
Green Label Organic
Booth 2006 www.greenlabel.com
Green Label Organic offers organic cotton clothing for men, women and children. Made in the United States, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable clothing that is easy to wear, fun, and has a point of view.
Booth 2307 www.greenprints.com
Please stop by Booth #2307 and say, "Hi" to Pat Stone, former editor of Mother Earth News ... from waaaay back in the day. He'd love to meet you! (And you can see "The Weeder's Digest" He's doing now!)
Green River Picklers
Booth 1008 www.grpicklers.com
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.
Booth 1204 www.nohasslegutters.com
GutterDome Gutter Guard Company is your permanent solution for an annual problem™. Each year, countless hours are spent cleaning clogged and debris filled rain gutters. Not only is this time consuming but a dangerous task. Eliminate this problem by installing GutterDome Gutter Guard System. Their cutting edge siphoning technology and innovatively designed rain gutter guard prevents clogged rain gutters and puts an end to gutter cleaning.
Gypsy Queen Cuisine
Booth 5 www.gypsyqueencuisine.com
Gypsy Queen Cuisine offers Lebanese cuisine, vegan options, hummus, falafel, tabbouleh, yum-yum wraps and lots more.
Gypsy Wind Farms
Booth F-5 www.blackbellysheep.org
Naturally disease and parasite resistant, Barbados Blackbelly sheep are an ideal breed for the small farm or homesteader. And no shearing is required!
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Hanna Vista Organic Farm
Booth 2 www.hannavista.com
Yummy, organic/fair trade foods made on their farm, now for their 30th year! Products include Appalachian Mountain gluten-free cocoas and mixes; chili starter; granola; Goodbatter baked treats, pancake and baking mixes; fresh and hot Liege Belgian Waffles; lovely fair trade African baskets; and weaving items.
Best quality, safest, most stable practical light weight aluminum, tripod garden ladders in use today. Stop by and try it out.
Heller Aller Pumps by Hitzer
Hitzer is the manufacturer the Heller-Allar deep well/windmill hand water pumps. Hitzer is also one of the leading manufactures of clean-burning coal stoves and fireplaces.
Booth 1612 www.lancastertradinghouse.com
From Lancaster County, Pa., come hemp soft pretzels, hemp mustard from Hempzels, Natalie's hemp nut-less butter, jams and granola bars. Part of the Just Say Know campaign for hemp cultivation in the United States.
Booth 2424 www.herballodge.com
All-natural Native American salves, wild harvested teas and natural lip balm.
Herbal Sage Tea Company
Booth 2506 www.herbalsage.com
Join owner Maureen Burns-Hooker, educator, entrepreneur and herbalist. Handcrafted organic green, black and herbal therapeutic blends to soothe the mind, body and soul.
Solar cell phone chargers- solar power station - residential solar installers.
High Fiber, The
The High Fiber – hand-printed nostalgic farm and garden inspired home goods and kitchen linens with a focus on environmentally smart fibers and practices.
High Mowing Seeds
An independently owned, farm-based seed company dedicated to supporting sustainable agriculture and providing farmers and gardeners with the highest quality certified organic seed.
Highlander Farm began 40 years ago. They have raised sheep all these years, choosing Katahdin for their mothering, parasite resistance and ability to finish on grass.
Hit-N-Miss Ice Cream Company, The
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.
Booth F-6 www.hobbyknobfarm.com
Hobbyknob Farm Jacob sheep: tough feet, excellent mothers and foragers, manageable size, medium fine spotted fleece, mild meat, strong immune system. Raise a rare breed!
Honey Dew Naturals
Honey Dew Naturals provides natural personal care products handmade with organic and wild-harvested ingredients, as well as organic beeswax candles with hemp wicks. These products are eco-friendly, effective and 100% healthy!
Hop Ice Cream, The
The Hop Ice Cream has been offering premium-quality homemade ice cream in Asheville, N.C., since 1978. From-scratch vegan and gluten-free options made with local ingredients will be available.
Booth F-40 www.horsetalestv.com
"Horse Tales" is South Carolina's only equine television show that is dedicated to the people who ride, own and love all things horses!
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Ingles Markets - With 203 stores in 6 states, Ingles, founded in Asheville, N.C., has been a part of the Western N.C. 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.
Table saw precision with your circular saw. The TrueTrac Track saw system is accurate and easy to use. Cut sheet goods or dimensional lumber.
Booth 1002 www.ishafoundation.org/us
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.
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Jehovah Jireh Woolmill
Booth 2004 www.woolmill.com
Jehovah Jireh Wool Mill: Producers of fine wool and wool/alpaca blend hand-spun yarn, roving and felt. Serving fiber artisans and hand crafters. Custom processing of raw fleece.
Jewel Haus, The
Booth 6022 www.thejewelhaus.com
Come see the Jewel Haus' tiny jewelry studio! They use rocks, fossils, minerals and even meteorites from around the world to showcase one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces.
John C. Campbell Folk School - Sponsor
Booth Outside www.folkschool.org
At John C. Campbell Folk School, they still make things. They still make real bread, music, yarn, poetry and friends. Since 1925 they have helped to preserve the traditions, tools and techniques of Southern Appalachia, and they have shared them with the world. They offer classes in more than 50 subject areas, including craft, music, cooking, gardening and writing. Their 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
Booth 1510 www.johnnyseeds.com
Johnny's contributes to the success of their growers by providing the highest quality seeds of the best varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs.
Josephine Porter Institute for Applied Bio-Dynamics
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Booth 2306 www.jpibiodynamics.org
Biodynamic preparations, books and educational materials for healing the Earth through the practice of biodynamic gardening and farming. Restoring health and vitality.
Kapstone Farm - Associate Sponsor
Booth 1407 dkapitan.towergarden.com
Kapstone Farm is a family-owned, free ranging homestead in Rock Hill, South Carolina. From animal husbandry to gardening to agritourism, they offer a diversity of farm experiences and products to their local community. At the Fair this year, they 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 produces energy-efficient pond aerators. Products include suface and diffused aeration, fountains, deicers and circulators that range from 1/4 to 7-1/2 HP.
King Bio - Associate Sponsors
Booth 2719 www.kingbio.com
King Bio is a homeopathic pharmaceutical company located in Asheville, N.C., that has been developing and distributing safe, natural medicines for 25 years. King Bio's founder and president, Dr. Frank King, has dedicated his life to creating effective, natural therapies that empower the whole person. His newest book, The Healing Revolution: Eight Essentials to Awaken Abundant Life, Naturally, offers a multidimensional lifestyle approach, empowering everyone to make life-giving choices and discover their amazing life potential.
Knee Pain Guru, The
Knee Pain Guru offers holistic solutions for knee pain. Mission: "Make knee replacement surgery obsolete so you can have strong healthy knee joints for life."
Booth F-46 - F-48 www.facebook.com/KohlerFarmsADivisionOfKohlerFarmsAndContracting
Dayla Kohler will feature her Shires. One of the largest horses in the world, Shires are used for show, pleasure, riding and driving - Western and English!
Booth 5136 www.kokoonhomes.com
FREE CABIN GIVEAWAY ! Drawing for a 12 x 12 steel-framed, soy foam-insulated home kit. $5700.00 value. Stop by and register!
Ecological, convenient and empowering products for women and transgender men. Stand up and pee with the pStyle. Finally, a better menstrual product – The DivaCup.
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Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition
Alternative Energy Car Show www.cleanvehiclescoalition.org
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 N.C. Metropolitan Area.
Booth 2524 www.etsy.com/shop/LazarusWoks
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!
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!
Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville (Sustainability Studies)
LRU-Asheville is helping society build a more sustainable future by offering 10 graduate programs, including an M.S. in Sustainability Studies, located near downtown Asheville.
Live the Life you Love Clothing
Booth 5005 www.HookedProductions.com
Live the Life you Love Clothing features inspired apparel for passionate living; offering men's and women's organic cotton and bamboo fashion, made responsibly in USA.
Livestock Conservancy - Supporting Partner
Booth Barn F www.livestockconservancy.org
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.
Living Systems Design
Living Systems Design is a permaculture design group dedicated to creating unique, productive environments for humans while restoring abundance, health and diversity to the landscape.
Living Web Farms
Booth 6017 www.livingwebfarms.org
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.
Logangate Timber Homes
More than 45 years of timber home green building excellence. Panelized Post & Beam Home manufacturer with two customizable designs delivered to your building site.
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.
Lucky 3 Farm
Lucky 3 Farm is a small N.C. farm raising sustainable meats and some new products - Back to Basics Skincare: Nourishing tallow body balms, lard lip balms, tallow soaps, salves. Pet Treats: dehydrated livers and pig ear chews. Free samples!
Cooking with waterless cookware allows you to preserve flavor and color, reduce shrinkage, and retain the greatest possible amount of vitamins and minerals.
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Made in House DIY Food Kits
Booth 5107 www.madeinhouse.co
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!
Booth 5032 www.earthcreations.net
Products offered: Made in America Organic clothing (women's fashion, T-shirts, youth & infant) as well as homemade organic meditation cushions.
World's best therapeutic massaging insoles. A natural approach to foot, leg and back pain relief. Pedorthic Footcare Association approved.
Meade Tractor is an authorized John Deere dealer with seven family owned locations in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina. All locations offer sales, parts and service.
EcoSense: the safety you want, the cleaning power you need. Without chlorine bleach, ammonia or formaldehyde, these products are super concentrated and naturally derived.
Metalledwith jewelry incorporates organic elements into handcrafted metalwork. The ideas are original, wearable art made from trees that grow in the Appalachian Mountains.
Millner-Haufen Tool Co.
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.
Misty Morning Farm
Booth F-51 www.MistyMorningFarmVa.com
Misty Morning Farm is a natural grazing based farm that raises Miniature and Small Standard Once a Day Jersey Milk cows with A2 genetics.
Booth 2712 www.mockingbirdmeadows.com
Mockingbird Meadows is a honey and herb farm using biodynamic principles to blur the line between food and medicine. With healing intent for their land, their bees and their customer, they craft chemical-free herbal health aides, body care and nationally recognized herbal infused honeys. They believe you should eat your medicine, not take it! Their delicious, easy-to-take raw honey spreads make that possible for everything from immunity to sleep issues to daily detox.
Montessori Cooperative School
Booth 1805 www.montessoricooperativeschool.com
Montessori Cooperative School works in partnership with children and their families using the Montessori philosophy with a focus on responsible communication and deep ecological studies.
Booth 5017 www.moonacresoap.com
Moonacre Soap offers an enticing array of aromatic,beautifully handcrafted artisan soaps and bath products. Providing your body with healthy, nourishing alternative products,contributing to a sustainable lifestyle.
Moonwise Herbs/Lil John's Brooms
Visit Moonwise Herbs and Brooms for handcrafted herbal wares, herbal- and earth-centered education, and creatively hand-woven brooms made from locally grown broom corn.
Mountain Works Sustainable Development - Supporting Partner
Booth 6505 & F-40 www.mtnworks.org
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.
Mountain Xpress - Media Sponsor
Booth 6000 www.mountainx.com
Mountain Xpress: Building community and strengthening democracy by serving an active, thoughtful readership at the local level — where the impact of citizen action is greatest.
Mountainvapure Renewable Energy Products
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.
Mr & Mrs FeelGood
Mr & Mrs FeelGood are a husband and wife team offering all-natural and digital therapy items for aches and pains, as well as relaxation: portable reusable heating pads, tens units, and massagers.
Mushroom Hut & Fox Farms & Studio, The
Booth 1311 www.themushroomhutfoxfarms.webs.com
Small-scale diversified/teaching farm. Naturally grown products include in-season produce and berries, flower essence/traditional jellies, bloody butcher cornmeal, hops and shiitake mushrooms. Also offering clayworks, Mountain/Native American crafts and more.
My Pillow stays cool, conforms to your needs regardless of sleep position, is dust mite-resistant, nonallergenic, washable and dryable. 60-day money back guarantee, 10-year warranty.
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Natural Approach Farm Store
They have alpacas and the beautiful clothing their fiber produces, all-natural liquids and capsulated herbs for health, as well as essence remedies for emotional healing.
Natural Building Network - Partner
Naturalcottageproject.com and Natural Building Network demonstrate the use of local dirt as a low-cost, beautiful, durable and fun building material. Come get muddy with them as they mix clay, sand and straw by hand and by foot to sculpt beautiful walls.
Natural Options Aromatherapy
Booth 1201 www.naturaloptions.us
Natural Options Aromatherapy sells essential oils, creams, bath salts, roll-ons, shower gels, and mists along with aromatherapy diffusers. They also offer Ion Infra Ionic Detox Machines and sessions.
Enjoy year-round family gardening. "Live" home-sized aquaponic and hydroponic setups. Systems, plants, organic nutrients and water garden supplies available. Don't miss them!
Nature's Flavors - Sponsor
Booth 2905 www.begleysandbills.com
Ed and Rachelle Begley’s passion for the environment together with The Flavor Guy’s passion for Mother Nature’s gifts have come together to create Begley’s and Bill’s Soda. This great-tasting, sugar-free soda is a new addition to Nature’s Flavors, creating more than 8,000 natural and organic products from the essence of nature for more than 34 years. Every product at Nature’s Flavors is vegan, gluten- and allergen-free, and made with the environment in mind.
Booth 2508 www.natureshead.net
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.
Nature's Renewable Products
Booth 5021 www.accscompressor.com
A-Maize-Ing Heat Biomass forced air furnace, 80,000-150,000 btu’s, environmentally friendly, quality construction, thermostat-controlled, low-maintenance, large fuel hopper, up to 40% fuel savings.
New Society Publishers - Supporting Partner
Booth 2806 www.newsociety.com
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 Sprout Organic Farms
Booth 1504 www.newsproutfarms.com
New Sprout Organic Farms, based in Asheville, N.C., grows about 100 acres of produce annually and offers organic seed, starts and fertilizer to commercial and backyard growers.
Booth 2207 www.mynewsun.com
New Sun, established in 1987, specializes in quality proprietary herbal blends complemented with a complete line of vitamins, minerals and essential oils created to promote optimal health.
New World Textiles
Booth 1310 www.newworldtextiles.com
Indian book charkhas, organic and Dye-Lishus® cotton fiber, yarn, & fabric, kits with cotton and natural dyes with bleeding tissue paper, cotton and dyeplant seeds, handspun hand-woven scarves and fabrics, and silk scarves dyed with natural dyes.
No Taste Like Home
Booth 6503 www.notastelikehome.org
No Taste Like Home is an educational nonprofit that reconnects people with nature, focusing on their area’s most common edible and medicinal wild plants and fungi.
North American Rain Systems
Booth 2522 www.raincollectionsupplies.com
North American Rain Systems provides tanks, pumps, filters and accessories for modern rainwater harvesting systems.
North Carolina State University - Alternative Crops and Organics Program - Supporting Partner
Booth 7012 www.cals.ncsu.edu/specialty_crops
Providing research and education on organic and biodynamic agriculture, and commercial production of vegetables, hops, medicinal herbs, truffles, stevia, and other specialty crops for Western North Carolina.
Booth 1100 www.northernsun.com
For more than 30 years, Northern Sun has provided environmental and social messages on T-shirts, bumper stickers, buttons and more. Online and mail order catalogs available.
Booth 1205 www.terricook.com
Antibacterial microfiber cloths and mops, biodegradable soaps, enzyme-based household cleaning agents.
Nuwati Herbals Inc
Unique line of Natural Herbal Products proudly made in the USA and inspired by the founder, Rod Jackson's, Cherokee Ancestors.
Booth 1112 www.us.nyrorganic.com/shop/jennifercampbell
NYR Organic offers certified organic skin care and aromatherapy products, hand-crafted using sustainably harvested and fairly traded ingredients: safe, ethical and beneficial.
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Booth 2202 www.PureSunscreen.com
MelanSol® 100% Natural Skin Care
MelanSol® helps you experience a healthier and more fulfilling life! MelanSol® is safe, healthy, protective, non-irritating, soothing, rejuvenating, biodegradable, non-toxic and made in the USA.
Booth 1700 www.oleaestates.com
From a small Greek estate, certified organic Greek extra virgin olive oil and olives. Hand picked, cold pressed immediately. One varietal raw, kept below 78 degrees.
On A Roll Screenprinting & Embroidery
Booth 5008 www.camp-shirts.com
On A Roll Screenprinting & Embroidery is an independently owned shop in downtown Asheville. Look for pride and peace flags flying at their booth to see original designs promoting peace, equality and support of N.C.'s Moral Mondays movement.
One of a Kind
One of a Kind is a four-generation extended family working together to craft, recycle, refurbish and repurpose unusual materials and odd pieces, making functional art. Their motto: "We make cool stuff!"
Organic Growers School - Supporting Partner
Booth 1010 www.organicgrowersschool.org
Organic Growers School has been offering organic education in the Southern Appalachians since 1993. Their mission is to inspire, educate, and support people in their region to farm, garden and live organically.
Oso Mountain & Serenity Gardens Eco Village
Booth 5105 www.serenitygardensecovillage.com
From a small Greek estate, certified organic Greek extra virgin olive oil and olives. Hand picked, cold pressed immediately. One varietal raw, kept below 78 degrees.
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Pete Tucker Wood Carving
Booth 5030 www.petetuckerwoodcarving.com
Pete’s carvings start with unique pieces of wood from the mountains of Eastern Tennessee. All are one-of-a-kind and hand carved; whimsical stump heads, beautiful walking sticks and stylized wildlife.
Phoenix Landing Foundation
Booth 5134 www.phoenixlanding.org
Parrot adoption, care and supplies.
Piedmont Dairy Goat Association
Booth F-55 www.piedmontdairygoats.com
The Piedmont Dairy Goat Association (PDGA) is a non-profit organization composed of about 80 members that are interested in owning, breeding, showing and promoting the dairy goat.
Pioneer Project, The
Booth 6018 www.pioneerproject.org
The Pioneer Project is a gap-year program for college-age students. Living on an organic farm in Brasstown, N.C., students experience homesteading, wilderness expeditions and crafting.
Possum Hollow Farm Soap
Booth 5135 www.possumhollowfarmsoap.com
Possum Hollow Farm Soap is a family business creating milk-based and vegan soaps and toiletries.
At Premier1 they have been providing electric fence, electric netting, sheep, goat and poultry supplies plus expert advice for almost 35 years! Speak with one of their consultants at the booth and pick up their informational Poultry, Equipment and Fencing catalogs.
Prota Culture, DBA Compost Mania
Booth 5126 www.compostmania.com
Compost bins, grub bins, worm bins, chicken coops, compost accessories.
Purina - Title Sponsor
Booth F-62 www.purinamills.com
Purina Animal Nutrition is a national organization serving producers, animal owners and their families through more than 4,700 local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers throughout the United States. With an uncompromising commitment to animal excellence, Purina Animal Nutrition conducts industry-leading R&D initiatives that create and sustain a valued portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and specialty technologies for the livestock and lifestyle animal markets. Species served by Purina Animal Nutrition include both large and small animals, including cattle, horses, swine, chickens, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits. Headquartered in Shoreview, Minn., Purina Animal Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes.
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Booth 6500 www.eggcartn.com
The Egg Cart'n chicken tractor is designed for utility and longevity. It is easy to move, simple to use and made to withstand the elements.
Booth 2108 www.quartous.com
Quatro Publishing Group represents a dynamic group of imprints dedicated to providing quality and excellence to its readers.
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Rainbow Morgan Horse Association
Booth F-38 www.rainbowmorganhorseassoc.com
The Rainbow Morgan Horse Association was formed in 1990 to promote interest in colorful Morgan Horses in cooperation with the American Morgan Horse Association.
Ramble & Root
Booth 1603 www.rambleandroot.org
They create personal, healthy and high yielding organic vegetable gardens for their clients, providing them with fresh produce as local as their own backyard.
Red Moon Herbs
Booth 2201 www.redmoonherbs.com
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
Booth 5120 www.reedyforkfarm.com
Reedy Fork Farm milks about 100 Holstein and Holstein/Jersey cross cows, and prides itself on high-quality, delicious organic milk. The wonderful taste comes from cows rotationally grazing on lush green pastures - the way nature intended.
Reems Creek Nursery
Booth 1708 www.reemscreek.com
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
Booth 1501 www.riverhillsharvest.com
River Hills Harvest develops, produces and distributes elderberry products for both the retail and wholesale markets in order to provide easier market access for their increasing number of grower members.
River Oaks Cattle Company
Booth 6504 www.riveroakscattle.com
Ankole Watusi cattle are the largest horned cattle in the world, dating back more than 5,000 years to the African continent.
For 20 years, Rockachick Farm has produced fresh, high-quality eggs from heritage breed hens. Current focus is on education and consultation for backyard poultry.
Booth 5133 www.royaltyhives.com
Royalty Hives introduces a rotatable beehive that will open the world of beekeeping to thousands of individuals, and aid current beekeepers with physical challenges.
Rusty Crab Creations
Booth 1701 www.facebook.com/rustycrabcreations
Rusty Crab Creations produces handcrafted, 100% American-made, affordable art that reflects the beauty and culture of North Carolina. Their motto is "Art with a Purpose."
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Sanix is an organics solution company providing the highest quality Bokashi and beneficial microorganisms. Nourish and recycle the way Mother Nature intended, cultivate abundance!
School of Integrated Living (SOIL)
Booth 6014 www.schoolofintegratedliving.org
SOIL’s mission is to inspire and empower people to live responsible and creative lives by providing experiential education in integrated living and regenerative systems.
School of Natural Healing
Booth 2302 www.schoolofnaturalhealing.com
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.
Booth 1411 www.seaagri.com
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 SeaAgri online or call 770-361-7003.
Seed Savers Exchange - Supporting Partner
Booth 6001 www.seedsavers.org
Seed Savers Exchange is a nonprofit, member-supported organization that saves and shares the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage, forming a living legacy that can be passed down through generations.
Selina Naturally - Associate Sponsor
Booth 2900 www.selinanaturally.com
How is Selina Naturally® Celtic Sea Salt® different than other sea salts?
Precious micro elements are locked within the salt crystals as they are being formed in the ocean matrix, adding to the salt’s effectiveness as biological regulators of our body’s functions. Consistent personal inspection is done by owner Selina DeLangre. The company builds personal relationship with all suppliers, and produces a product that is hand-harvested, hand-packaged and kosher-certified. They always have up-to-date lab analysis, testing for heavy metals, radiation and mineral profile.
Seven Springs Farm Organic Farming & Gardening Supplies
Booth 1705 www.7springsfarm.com
Organic Farming and Gardening Supplies Catalog; animal supplements, cover crop seed, pest management, growing mixes, row covers, deer fencing. Nationwide shipping, online ordering.
Singer Farm Naturals
Booth 2609 www.singerfarmnaturals.com
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.
Smugtown Mushrooms offers organically grown fresh gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, as well as cultivation supplies and grow materials for the beginner and veteran cultivator.
Booth 2521 www.soapalchemy.com
All-natural handcrafted soap with natural plant oils rich in glycerin.
Solar Kit Direct
Booth 5018 www.solarkitdirect.com
Solar Kit Direct offers affordable alternative energy products for homes and business. These solar kits will help protect people from relying on their current power supplier when power is down.
Soulfully Salvaged Paper Arts
Booth 1303 www.etsy.com/shop/SoulfullySalvaged
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Booth 7010 www.SouthernExposure.com
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange offers 700+ heirloom, organic, and open-pollinated vegetable, herb, and flower varieties, plus garlic, perennial onions and seed saving supplies. Our 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
Booth 1605 www.sowtrueseed.com
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.
Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
Booth 1403 www.spikenardfarm.org
They promote sustainable and biodynamic beekeeping through education, research and a honeybee sanctuary, where people can experience a landscape in which pollinators heal and thrive.
St. Lynn's Press - Supporting Partner
Booth 2804 www.stlynnspress.com
St. Lynn's Press is an independent publisher that specializes in organic gardening and eco-green topics.
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.
Storey Publishing - Supporting Partner
Booth 2800 www.storey.com
Storey Publishing is at the center of the movement that has been fueled by your awareness of environmental responsibility, appetite for the locally raised and homegrown, appreciation for one-of-a-kind items, and passion for nature. Storey publishes how-to books to arm you with practical skills and inspiration on a range of topics: gardening, animal care, farming, cooking, knitting and other crafts, backyard building, and home improvement.
Sun Oven International
Booth 5139 www.sunoven.com
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.
Booth 1409 www.sun-mar.com
Self contained and central system composting toilets and garden composters.
Sundance Power Systems - Associate Sponsor
Booth 7017 www.sundancepower.com
Voted Western North Carolina's No. 1 alternative energy company, Sundance Power Systems has been empowering people with solar since 1995. A recognized leader in the clean energy industry, the Sundance team brings experience and integrity to residential and commercial projects. Services include solar electric (off-grid, battery backup, and grid-tied systems) solar hot water, radiant floor heat, micro-hydro and wind energy.
Animal Stall www.sunrisefarmnc.com
Sunrise Farm is a premier breeder of dairy goats in Western North Carolina for home milkers, commercial dairies, show and export sales. They are home to a USDA-certified and accredited herd, and are an ADGAPlus member.
Super - Sod
Booth 2103 www.supersod.com
Their "Doc’s Raised Garden Kits" include certified organic compost (made with recycled grass from sod production); their “Drivable Grass” creates the healthiest grassy parking lots.
Booth 1710 www.sustainablepoultrynetwork.com
They exist to equip farmers, chefs and consumers to grow and market sustainable poultry, through APA Standard Bred genetics, pastured production and exceptional welfare.
Sweet Springs Hammocks
Booth 5035 www.mossmountain.com
Handwoven Mayan hammocks, hammock chairs, parachute hammocks, eco bags, leather hats, straw hats and air chairs.
Sweet Valley Suris
Booth F-52 www.sweetvalleysuris.com
Suri alpacas! Sweet Valley Suris, a successful alpaca farm in Annville, Pa., shares their alpacas and alpaca products. Learn about this wonderful lifestyle.
Sylvan Foot-Powered Threshers
Booth 1402 www.sylvantec.com
Sylvan Foot-Powered Wheat Threshers make mechanized grain processing a reality for small-scale growers. The human-powered machine quickly threshes wheat, rice and dry beans.
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Booth 5127 www.taprootthreads.etsy.com
Taproot Threads is a sustainable apparel company offering original nature, farm and garden designs for adults and children printed on clothing from ethical manufacturers.
Booth 1108 www.gardenwithtaskease.com
Burlap Pocket Planter. A Natural way to display, loaded with possibilities! Made in U.S.A. Podheads™ Make tripods in a flash for protection and support.
Booth 5031 www.snacktaxi.com
TAXIgoods = thoughtfully, durably and locally handmade reusable goods that work; alongside a thoughtfully curated collection of goods from other companies who share their mission.
Booth 2615 www.theochocolate.com
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.
True Nature Country Fair
Booth 6028 www.truenaturecountryfair.org
True Nature Country Fair is a celebration of life in connection with the Earth that includes music, dance, food and classes on all aspects of sustainable living; lakeside at Highland Lake Cove.True Nature Country Fair is a celebration of life in connection with the Earth that includes music, dance, food and classes on all aspects of sustainable living; lakeside at Highland Lake Cove.
Booth 2718 www.tsdesigns.com
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.
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Booth 1109 www.ulimana.com
Ulimana is an Asheville based company that makes raw, organic chocolate truffles and organic cotton bras and yoga body wear.
Booth 2408 www.urthealer.com
Learn the root cause of eczema and psoriasis from Joseph, who had both from head to toe and now has 100 percent clear skin.
Usborne Books and More
Booth 1608 www.UsborneBookSTOP.com
Award-winning, fantastic fiction and innovative nonfiction books for every age and subject. Entertaining, multicultural and Internet-linked.
Useful Plants Nursery
Booth 1600 www.usefulplants.org
Useful Plants Nursery, located near Asheville, N.C., grows fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, and other useful plants for the Southern Appalachian and Piedmont bioregions.
Booth 5007 www.uvpaqlite.com
UV Paqlite, the amazing light, is a sustainable light source that does not use batteries, bulbs or electricity. UV Paqlites, made from earth crystals, glow all night long and are reusable forever.
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Velvet Cup, The
Booth 8 www.facebook.com/VelvetCup
The Velvet Cup Coffee Truck was born in North Carolina in 2013 and travels the East Coast to events and festivals. Serving fair trade, organic espresso, 100% fruit smoothies and locally baked wholesome munchies.
Virginia Vinegar Works
Booth 1105 www.virginiavinegarworks.com
Virginia Vinegar Works uses the traditional Orleans method to produce superior, barrel-aged varietal and blended wine vinegars, malt vinegar and fruit vinegars.
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W.R. Case & Sons
W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company is an American manufacturer of premium, hand-crafted knives that are passed down for generations. Case's offerings cover a wide range of product categories, from traditional folding pocket knives and fixed blade sporting knives to limited production commemoratives and collectibles.
We Add Up
Booth 1401 www.weaddup.com
We Add Up organic cotton T-shirts and magnets promote a healthy, happy sustainable world. No one can do everything. Everyone can do something.
Booth F-8 www.wellspringfarm.com
Wellspring Farm in Burnsville, N.C. raises llamas, Tunis and Jacob sheep. The destination farm produces wool products and offers fiber classes. Learn more at wellspringfarm.com
Western North Carolina Green Building Council
Booth 5027 www.wncgbc.org
Western North Carolina Green Building Council is a nonprofit with information and education on environmentally sustainable and health conscience building practices and programs.
Wild Planet Foods
Booth 2711 www.wildplanetfoods.com
Wild Planet is committed to producing premium wild seafood, sourced from fisheries practicing sustainable fishing methods: albacore and skipjack tuna, Pacific sardines and Alaska salmon.
Booth 2304 www.wildsuccess.us
Eat your way to health and immunity! Learn secrets of fermenting, never-ending recipes for green smoothies, nondairy cheese, and discover the energy buzz of living foods.
Wildwood Herbal - Supporting Partner
Wildwood Herbal has been producing quality herb starts for 31 years. Co-owner Alan Salmon is an informative speaker on the practical uses and the growing of culinary herbs.
Wishbone Tiny Homes
Booth 6028 www.wishbonetinyhomes.com
Wishbone Tiny Homes offers handcrafted dwellings ranging from 120 square feet to 500 square feet that serve the diverse needs of the next-generation homebuyer. There will be a model on site!
Booth 1802 www.woodmizer.com
Stop by Wood-Mizer’s booth to get hands-on with their line of portable sawmills, and see how easy it is to mill your own lumber from your own logs. Offering entry-level sawmills for the hobbyist to high-production portable mills, Wood-Mizer has a mill for anyone looking to start saving money by sawing lumber. Also ask about the limited-time offers on certain models. More information is available at www.woodmizer.com or by calling 800-553-0182.
Wooly Mama Wear
Booth 5020 www.facebook.com/woolymama
Handmade and exceptionally unique cloth diaper covers and baby/toddler clothing, upcycled with great love and care from 100% wonderfully soft wool.
Wright’s Hearth, Heat & Home
Booth 2203 www.wrightsfireplaces.com
Wright’s Hearth, Heat & Home offers chimney sweeping, gas service, repairs & more. Family-owned and operated for over 20 years, Wright’s is proud to serve over 7,000 customers in WNC.
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Yanmar - Title Sponsor
Booth 5013 www.yanmartractor.com
Yanmar, started in 1912, has from its very beginning been dedicated to the small farmer. Their mission has always been to support and make the daily life of the rural farmer working in his fields easier. 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.
Booth 1709 www.yukchuk.com
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.
Yummy Tummy Rainbow Garden
Booth 1800 www.freshfood4kids.blogspot.com
Yummy Tummy Rainbow Garden book & curriculum, giveaways, garden kits and children’s activities and crafts showing easy kitchen and gardening ideas.
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