NSSLF 2016 Home

Thank you presenters, vendors, demonstrators, participants, volunteers, and organizers for a successful 2016 fair. Check our Facebook page for photos.

The 2017 fair will be July 28 – 30.

Put it on your calendar and check back in the spring for more information.

PRESENTERS 2016 | SCHEDULE | Keynote Panel

Join us for the 2016 Not So Simple Living Fair
It’s gonna be a glorious, HOT summer weekend! We’ll have lots of good (free!) water but remember to bring your bandanas, shade hats, refillable water bottles and spritzer bottles to stay hydrated. Here’s a list of more ways to be prepared.

  • Doors open at 3:00 pm Friday, 9:00 am Saturday and Sunday




Poster courtesy of Via Keller psycherotica

The Not-So-Simple Living Fair, a weekend of hands-on workshops and demonstrations celebrating rural living and homesteading skills, July 29th, 30th, and 31st, 2016 at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds in Boonville!

Beekeeping, Farming and Gardening, Fermentation and Dairy Culturing, Food Storage and Preservation, Hunting and Gathering, Blacksmithing, Seedsaving, Composting, Natural Building, Animal Husbandry, Wild Foods and Medicines, … and more!