Modern Homesteading Fair

If you've ever dreamed of being more self-sufficient at home, but aren't sure where to start, this event is for you! This Modern Homesteading Fair will feature demonstrations of dozens of earth-friendly skills that will get you well on your way. We are thrilled to be joined by many local businesses, and experts in their fields. Here is a list of our confirmed (and growing!) activities.  

  • Backyard Chicken Display (Carolina Coops & Urban Chicken, with special presentation by the Triangle's Own "Backyard Chicken Champions" Judy Morgan-Davis & Bob Davis)
  • Small Batch Preservation Culinary Demonstration (Susan Walter Sink of Tarheel Foodie)
  • Sustainable/Edible Landscape Design & Rain Barrel Demo (Green Sky Designs)
  • Backyard Beekeeping (Just Bee Apiary)
  • Kids' Carousel and Sidewalk Shop at Twig
  • Mushroom Log Cultivation (Fifth Season of Carrboro)
  • Hydroponic Gardening (Fifth Season of Carrboro)
  • Crock Fermentation (Susan Howe, Sarah's House of Clay)
  • Composting (Brian Rosa, Organic Recycling Specialist, NC DENR)
  • Becoming a Homesteader (Tammy Griffen of Woodcrest Farm)
  • Mozzarella Ball Making (WFM Cheese Buyer, Tyler)
  • Pickling Demonstration (WFM Resident Pickle Expert, Matt)
  • Natural Insect Repellant Making
  • Pop-Up DIY Supply & Book Store
  • Plus much, much more! 

This event is free and open to the public, and family friendly.

Date: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 -
10:00 to 14:00
Location: 
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill
Price: 
Free