New Year with NEW Ways of Living More Naturally!
3 Days Only!
America's 1st Sustainable Home & Garden Show
11thAnnual Show Returns January 22-24, 2016
 it's smart & stylish!   it's fun & fresh!
  Friday        5pm-9pm 
Saturday   10am-8pm
 Sunday     10am-5pm
Lane Events Center ~ Fairgrounds ~ 13th & Jefferson, Eugene, Oregon
Free Admission with Canned Food Donations FOOD For Lane County
 
Create a better HOME, GARDEN & LIFE:  
This year's show opens for just 3 days, with over 225 exhibits and 65 seminars!  Tour a Tiny Mountain House.  Meet some of the Northwest's best home & garden experts. Stroll 2 acres packed full of earth-friendly, exciting and informative exhibits grouped into Pavilions of Sustainable Style.   
 Good HOMES • Good GARDENSGood 2 RECYCLE • Good 2 GO •  ARTS District • Good FOOD  • Good LIVING & WELLNESS
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   
Friday 7:00 pm:
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. 
 
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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
 
  It's Fresh & Fun!   
KEZI-9 presents the Good Earth Music Stage!
 
 Live Music!  Fun!   Located in the North Hall
Sit back & enjoy NW Wines, Sustainable Cuisine, & Café Mam Espresso. 
                                                                   

          

Friday Night
5:00 pm     Jim Hershey - Acoustic Guitar
5:30 pm     Scott Austin ~ Mellow to Funky Acoustic Music
7:30 pm     Charley Snellings & Friends - Blues

             

Saturday
10:30 am        Two Doors Down - Electric Acoustic Music 
11:00 am        Marimba del Rio - Marimba Band in Lobby
12:30 pm        Late for Dinner - American Folk Tunes
  2:30 pm        Gordon Kaswell - Acoustic Guitar
  3:45 pm        Red Pajamas - High energy Americana
  5:45 pm        Fiddlin' Big Sue Band - Folk and Bluegrass 
  
        
Sunday
10:00 am       Cross Current - Folk Duo
  1:00 pm       Inspirational Sounds - African American Gospel Choir  
  2:45 pm       Fiddlin' Big Sue Band - Folk & Bluegrass
 
  
It's Smart & Stylish!
65 Smart & Stylish Seminars - a few highlights:
Learn from the Northwest's best experts on everything from Tiny Homes and Extreme Green Passive Homes to Natural Burial and Raising Alpacas.   With over 65 Seminars your sure to find your next project at a workshop!
This year we have added some crafting and science workshops for kids and adults too!  Meet trusted experts and learn how how to garden, and live the Good Earth Life!    Just click on the tab for the full listing of the 2015 Good Earth Seminars.
 
Create a better life at the January 23-25, 2015 10th Annual Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show in Eugene, Oregon.  Enjoy our Chickens over the Aisles, Roosters Crowing about Climate Change, Alpacas, Tour a Tiny House, and discover over 200 businesses who can help you create a more sustainable life.   Now this you gotta see! 
 
Kids Crafting & Science Workshops in the Duckling Stage on Saturday & Sunday
Adults must accompany & remain in the seminars for children.
 
Saturday 11am: Kids Nature Crafting - Making Stepping Stones from Natures Bountry
Join the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art & UO Duck Store
 
Saturday 1pm - Kids Crafting - Make a Terrarium from Recycled Materials!  Join MECCA!
 
Sunday 11am -  Science Workshop for Kids - Getting Wild with Owl Pellets
Join Author Melissa Hart & UO Duck Store for this Hands on Science Workshop
 
Sunday 11:30am - Science Workshop for Kids - Getting Wild with Owl Pellets
Join Author Melissa Hart & UO Duck Store for this Hands on Science Workshop
 
Sunday 1pm - Adults Crafting - Make a Terrarium from Recycled Materials!   Join MECCA!
 
        
         
 
UO Duck Store presents NW Authors Talks & Book Signings!
see the full schedule by clicking on the Good Earth Seminars tab  
  
Click on the Good Earth Seminars tab on the left to select from 65 talks!
 
3 Days of Authors, Green Architects, Builders & Remodelers Seminars
Click on the tab for Good Earth Seminars for the Schedule of the Green Home Seminars

   While at the show, please pick up your copy of The Register-Guard's Home & Garden Monthly "Show Edition" featuring the vendors, seminars, show highlights, and stories about the sustainable homes and gardens created by our vendors!  Stop at The Register Guard's exhibit to say Thank You for supporting America's 1st and Largest Sustainable Home & Garden Show since the very beginning - Celebrating 10 Years!

We appreciate the support of all our media representatives.  A special shout out to the following media partners who stepped up with sponsorships to support our success as America's Longest Running Sustainable Home & Garden Show!