Mother Earth News Fair!

[ June 4, 2016; 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. June 5, 2016; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Do you have an interest in Back to the Land, DIY, Self Reliance,  Backyard Homesteading?

You need to be at the  Mother Earth News Fair!

150 + Hands-On Workshops

Organic Gardening
Food Preparation & Preservation
Natural Health
Renewable Energy
Homesteading
Small-Scale Livestock
Green Building
Remodeling
Green Transportation
and More Related Topics

Local and national experts will lead the sessions.

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Straw Bale: A Love Story

Editor’s note:  This article originally ran in the Summer 2012 issue of the Green Living Journal. Recently Ruth and Bill have consolidated into one household and have decided to sell Bill’s Straw Bale Solar Home in Wenatchee, WA. For more information: (509 area code) 679.6165
A storm moved over the campground. He offered me his coat. … Read More.

Sustainable Landscaping Workshops coming to Montavilla

[ October 20, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. November 3, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. November 17, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Free workshops put on by East Multnomah County Soil & Water District on Naturescaping, Site Design, and Rain Gardens.
Attend  FREE workshops to learn how to create low-maintenance landscapes that conserve water, prevent pollution and create healthy habitat for local birds & wildlife. Workshops are free and offer low-cost, sustainable gardening tips & resources for all … Read More.

Modern Earthen Floors

Earthen floors are ancient. They were the predominant floor from the time people first built homes until the mid 1300s, and are still found today in many parts of the world. Because these early floors were simply tamped earth without sealers, they were dusty and cracks were common. As a result, they were often covered … Read More.