Mother Earth News Fair Returns to Asheville!
Posted On Thursday, March 24, 2016
The Mother Earth News Fair
The Mother Earth News Fair is a much anticipated event here in the mountains of Western North Carolina and it's scheduled to return April 9th through 10th of this year, from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Saturday and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. Information, Education, and Hand-Made Wares are in abundance at this enormous event that sprawls across the WNC Agriculture Center in Fletcher (adjacent to the Asheville Airport). An astounding 15,000 people are expected to attend the fair and it is by far the largest information exchange that the Asheville area will see all year. Read on for more information about this exciting event!
What it is
The Mother Earth News Fair is a family-oriented event that features about 200 hands-on demos and workshops. The information provided is centered mainly on green living practices, renewable energy, small scale agriculture, and natural health. Attendees at this event can walk away with information, ideas, foods and beverages, magazines and books, and fond memories of being surrounded by like minded, passionate people that create the life they want to live. Sound great? It really is!
What to Expect
Visitors to the event can expect to eat delicious food, drink delicious beverages, soak in fascinating information, and meet some really interesting people. Livestock demonstrations, alternative energy workshops, children's activities, and more will be around every corner. The event will be busy with the hustle and bustle of thousands of visitors from across the country, and we advise those looking to attend to visit the website to plan out your schedule before arriving.
How to Get There
To get to the WNC Agriculture Center from Asheville, take I-26 East to Exit 40. Turn Right off of the ramp onto Airport Road. Make a Left at the first stop light past the Asheville Airport onto Fanning Bridge Road to enter Gate 1. For Gates 6 and 7, continue on Airport Road for just a bit longer. To get there from the Hendersonville area, take I-26 West to Exit 40, then follow the same directions off of the ramp.
Where to Stay
Staying local will be key to enjoying the full 2 days of this event. Carolina Mornings has dozens of amazing vacation rentals in and around the Asheville area, each home as beautiful and unique as the next. For a Certified Eco-Friendly home located just 15 minutes to Downtown Asheville, check out Hidden Pond. A 4 bedroom, pet friendly log cabin situated on two beautiful acres, this home is absolutely perfect for those looking to stay comfortably and responsibly.
To begin planning your trip to Asheville,