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Mother Earth Fest - Cultural and Earth Gathering

A day of celebration that inspires people of all ages to take action for a healthy and sustainable Mother Earth. This is FREE family event.

On April 20th people from Twin Cities communities will laugh and learn from over 100 informative and entertaining exhibitors in the rich and historic cultural diversity of Saint Paul’s West Side neighborhood. Children, youth and adults will have opportunities to get out and move around with balanced fitness and wellness activities, take time out to reconnect with the Earth, and enjoy our tasty “green cuisine” foods that pack flavor without the plastic!

There is something for everyone to learn and enjoy at Mother Earth Fest 2013!

there is no time schedule yet that I can see on the website so maybe they will post it later.

go to website for a list of activities

poster with more details here...

-Traditional folk arts..felting, spinning, knitting, herbalism, other crafts
demo'd by Two Rivers folk school
-Children and Family Area w/ archery, rock climbing, fishing demo, and other outdoor adventures
-Meditation, martial arts, yoga, qi-qong, african dance for kids
-Workshops and presentations that explore what is happening with our environment and what we can do
-Green Market
-Environmental and Sustainability Science Fair
-Entertainment and cultural exchanges to include: a local native drum group, Hmong and Native drum and dance groups along with spoken word and hip hop artists, folk singers and poets. Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc, Minnesota Bright Stars and Little Thunderbirds Drum and Dance Troupe will all perform in the Gym. Malia Burkhart, Mitch Walking Elk, Spoken Remedy, Ancestor Energy and Point of Contact will perform
-Bike Village

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  • Toni

    I enjoyed going there and gathering information and talking to people. Would have liked to see more vendors, but with the weather scaring folks away, I thought it was good and had a decent turn out.

    April 24, 2013

    • Toni

      I only made it after 1pm, but I stayed until @ 5:30

      April 24, 2013

    • steve

      I was there for about an hour. Had to leave early to do some errands.

      April 24, 2013

  • Frank F.

    from the organizers..due to the recent snow and iffy forecast, all activities are inside the Wellstone Center with just a few exceptions. So don't let the weather daunt you! See you Saturday, rain or shine.

    April 20, 2013

  • Tyler

    Finally one I can attend.

    April 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very close to home... great way to get acquainted with the group...

    April 13, 2013

  • Toni

    Or is anyone near the Maple Grove, MN area who would not mind giving me a ride?

    April 12, 2013

  • Toni

    anyone have directions or know of good parking? I will be a first time attendee.

    April 11, 2013

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