There’ll be a whole lot of sustainable goodness packed into one place this month when the Mother Earth News Fair comes to the Linn County Fair & Expo Center June 4-5, 2016.
Interested in organic gardening and farming? They’ve got workshops on everything from suburban farmsteads to backyard bees and chickens.
Love cooking? You can learn to make your own cheese, butter and jams and more.
Are craft beer and spirits your thing? Take a class on home brewing, distilling, and fermenting.
Got kids? Attend hands-on classes with experts who can show them how to a grow garden, churn butter, make bath salts, and more.
Even more workshops include talks on the tiny house movement, making your own biodiesel, poultry-processing, herbal remedies, foraging, and more.
Explore Gorgeous Gardens in Albany and Brownsville
Saturday June 18, 2016 - Linn County Master Gardeners’ June Garden Tour
“Through the Garden Gate” – Linn County Master Gardeners' Annual June Garden Tour will featuring six unique gardens showcasing local gardens at their best.Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the suggested donation for tickets is $15.
Saturday June 25, 2016 - Brownsville Garden Tour
Explore the garden path less taken and celebrate Brownsville gardens and those who create them. The tour, on Saturday June 25th, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. includes five local gardens, community garden, Kirk Walnut trees, Moyer Wisteria tree, Brownsville walking tour map.
$15 per person, tickets on sale at the Brownsville Senior Center.