There still is a bit of a hippie vibe to it, and many such fairs used to have the local craftspeople and silversmiths. But Spirit of Vera really gets into the spirit of TreeHugger:
Spirit of Vera only uses sustainable sterling silver made in part from silver extracted from post consumer non-recyclable goods like computer chips and appliances. Italian chains, American findings and Ethically sourced (and recycled) Sterling Silver...Our Canadian Supplier (who recycles, refines processes the sterling silver) and was ranked the #1 most sustainable company in the world in 2013 by an independent research firm. The close proximity of the plant means less carbon emissions caused by shipping the goods across vast distances.