Check back in late 2015 for show updates.
2015 National Home Expert:
Meet Shannon Quimby!
National Salvage Design Expert & Stylist
Author, Eco-Celebrity & HGTV Alumni
On Friday ~ Learn how Shannon built the Nation's very first home ever constructed without a dumpster! Discover the in's and out's of remodeling and building new with sustainable building materials. Shannon will share her vast knowledge for making greener choices for building materials in the Northwest. Don't miss Part 2 of the lessons of the REX Project, rebuilding a deconstructed Portland home - costs, benefits, and creative solutions to reuse 100% of the materials - plants to drywall!
On Saturday & Sunday ~ Discover how Shannon can take a pile of salvage wood and create high style eco-chic home and garden furnishings and decor. Shannon dumpster dives to hunt down the materials used to create stunning, eco-chic home interiors featured in national magazines.
Shannon Quimby RETURNS! SPEAKING ALL 3 DAYS on the Good Earth Main Stage
The REX Project House - Insider Tips for Choosing More Sustainable Building Materials in the Northwest. Learn how Shannon Recycled a Whole House - what worked, costs, and today's greenest options.
Saturday 11:30am & Sunday 11:30am:
Salvage Wood Design & Decor - See Jaw Dropping Interior Design Projects from Scrap Wood ~ WIN PRIZES!
Saturday 4pm & Sunday 2:30pm:
Repurpose DIY Design & Décor - Insider Secrets for Stunning Interiors on a Budget ~ WIN PRIZES!
BRAND NEW BOOK! Salvage Secrets Design & Decor:
Transform Your Home with Reclaimed Materials ~ Book Signings to Follow Talks
29 Edible Gardening & Sustainable Landscaping Seminars!
Easy Gardening with John Fischer, "The Relaxed Gardener" * Blueberry School with Fall Creek's with Chris MacLaggan * Purple Power Veggie Gardens with Territorial Seed Co. * Bee Keeping all 3 Days! * Raising Chickens with The Eugene Backyard Farmer * Bugs in the Soil with Way To Gro * Exotic Fruits! with Jim Gilbert "The Kiwi King" * Pruning to Plant Diagnostics with the OSU Master Gardeners * Soil Biology for Better Veggies by Way to Gro * Sustainable Landscaping with Native & Urban Gardens * Transforming Suburban Yards * Gardening with Alternatives to Pesticides * Composting Methods * Resilient Gardening with Carol Deppe
See the full line up by clicking the Good Earth Seminars Tab on the left.
Join Author Carol Deppe ~ Saturday, January 24, 2015
5 Tao of Vegetable Gardening Workshops!
Each of Carol's workshops will be followed by a seed sale and book signing.
BRAND NEW BOOK!!! The Tao of Vegetable Gardening:
Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy, and Serenity
The Resilient Gardener: Growing Food in Uncertain Times
Crops you need to survive and thrive ~ Potatoes, Corn, Beans, Squash, and Eggs!
10:30am - Grow the BEST Tomatoes - Varieties that taste great in cool weather, cold nights & shade.
11:30am - Grow Your Own Cornbread, Polenta, & (all-corn) Pancakes - Flint and flour corn varieties: growing to using.
12:30pm - Growing the BEST Winter Squash & Pumpkins - Varieties, growing, harvesting, curing & using.
1:30pm - Gardening in an Era of Wild Weather and Climate Change
2:30pm - The Eat-All Greens Garden - Tiny Garden? Grow all your greens using this new low-labor, high yield method.
Double YOUR "AT SHOW" Donations ~ $10,000 Match at the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show.
ShelterBox USA Returns to the 10th Annual Show to Raise Funds for a second year.
Visit their exhibit to discover how they deliver life sustaining aid to families who lost everything to natural disasters & war.
In 2014, ShelterBox has sent aid to 25 different disasters. Your donations help ShelterBox USA serve flood-hit Malaysia, 5,00 Syrian War Refugees, and over 6,500 families in the Philippines who lost everything in Typhoon Haiyan. Post Typhoon Haiyan, ShelterBox has committed enough aid for 6,432 families, and is the only shelter agency to have reached some of the remote islands. You can help by making a donation,and getting it doubled at the show!
All donations made at the January 23-25, 2015 show will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $10,000 by Show Management, Berg Productions. Visit the Eugene Delta Rotary Club exhibit as they present ShelterBox USA. Stop in and learn what comes in the Box to a family served by this NGO. ShelterBox delivers the essential supplies to families from Syria to Haiti – full details at ShelterBoxUSA.org
5:30 pm Saturday, January 24th ~ STUMP THE CHUMPS! Returns!
Stump these "Chumps" With Your Pruning & Fruit Tree Questions to Win Chump Change & Prizes!
This is lively game show with some of the most knowledgeable fruit tree experts in the Northwest.
Join our Panel of Chumps:
Nathaniel Sperry, Lowell Cordas, Jim Gilbert , John Fischer, & Alby Thoumsin