For the first time, we will be offering live video streams from the Main Stage at the Mother Earth News Fair. We hope you’ll join us! Here is the schedule:
Herbs for Family Health
Speaker: Rosemary Gladstar
3:30 pm-4:30 pm CST
Craft Distilling: Making liquor legally at home
Speaker: Victoria Miller
5:00 pm-6:00 pm CST
Access to Saturday’s webcast is FREE and only required a valid e-mail address.
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Sunday, Feb. 19
Whole Animal Butchery
Speaker: Meredith Leigh
2:00 pm-3:00 pm CST
Benchmarks of Truth
Speaker: Joel Salatin
3:30 pm-4:30 pm CST
Access to Sunday’s webcast is only $4.49!*
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About Herbs for Family Health:
Everyone in the family from infant to elder can benefit from the health-giving properties of herbs. In this practical and informative workshop, Rosemary Gladstar discusses creating an herbal apothecary for your home; 12 popular herbs and their uses; popular remedies for health and well-being; safety issues concerning herbs; and books and references to guide you in your herbal studies. Gladstar also looks at kitchen medicine, local backyard remedies, and how to prepare herbs, as well as the importance of ecological herbalism.
About Craft Distilling: Making liquor
legally at home:
Hobby distilling has become more and more popular in the past few years. However, there is still a lot of confusion about the legalities around the distillation of liquor. The author of the new book Craft Distilling: Making Liquor Legally at Home explains the facts around legal distilling, plus provides an overview of how to make high-quality distilled spirits on a small scale. In addition, she is working with a Washington state legislator to change the laws for hobby distillers. This is an informative, fun workshop for anyone interested in distilling liquor.
About Whole Animal Butchery:
Meredith Leigh, author of The Ethical Meat Handbook, demonstrates whole-animal butchery. Using lamb as an example, she discusses delicious and thrifty use of the entire carcass, and applies principles of butchery, charcuterie, and cooking to other animal species as well.
About Benchmarks of Truth:
Joel Salatin is a third-generation, beyond organic farmer and author whose family owns and operates Polyface Farm in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. In this typically fast-paced presentation, Salatin presentation, he offers 10 characteristics that offer a compass of right decision-making.
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