Conference Highlights

Focus on Speakers

Focus on Exhibitors

Keeping it Local.

2012 Conference Exhibitors

2012 Farm to Table Pittsburgh Exhibitors


2012 Conference Speakers

Speaker Schedule for Friday & Saturday

S = Speaker D = Demonstration K = Kid’s Activity

Friday Schedule

10:30 AM
D– Dave Gifford, North Hills Community Outreach
Produce in Food Pantries
S– Philip Ranieri, Ranieri Environmental Solutions
The Quality of our Drinking Water in PA
K– Mary Menniti
Italian Farm Children of the 1900’s
11:30 AM
D– David Luscher, Metz Culinary Management
Ratatouille Pizza
S– Emily Stevenson, Pleasant Valley Farm
Treasures from our Grandparents’ Gardens: Heirloom Seeds
1:00 PM
D– Becky Rodgers & Cindy Cassell
Pittsburgh Public Market
Small Businesses and Public Markets
S– Edwin Shank, The Family Cow
Folks, This Ain’t Normal
K– Jen Clawges & Lisa Vanzin, Slippery Rock University
Planting Seeds for Kids
2:30 PM
D– Mim Seidel, MS, RD, LDN, University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute
Preventing Type II Diabetes through Nutrition and Physical Activity
S– Shari Mastalski & Chris Leininger, Blackberry Meadows Farm
Seed of Transformation: Blackberry Meadows Farm Kitchen and Barn Design
K– Jen Clawges & Lisa Vanzin, Slippery Rock University
Planting Seeds for Kids
3:30 PM
D– Dorit Brauer, Meditation
Food Blessing Meditation
S– Joanie Lapic, Glade Run Lutheran Services
Agricultural Therapy; a CSA model at Glade Run

Saturday Schedule

10:30 AM
S– Jackie Sleeper, Humane Farm Animal Care
Certified Humane: A market solution
K– Rosemary Traill, Educator
Food is Elementary
D– Robbie and Jessie Orth, Quiet Creek Herb Farm
Cultivating your own Shiitake Mushrooms on Wood
11:30 AM
S– Nigel Tudor, Weatherbury Farm
Grass Fed Beef: A tasty way to good health & a good environment
K– Lindsey Smith, The Real You
Junk Foods & Junk Moods
D– Christopher T. Rihn, MD, Westmoreland Center for Internal Medicine, PC
Farm to Heart: Using Farm to Table for Your Health
1:00 PM
S– John Boynton, Master Gardener
New Gardens – get the Garden Bug
K– Kasey Arena, PowerCakes
Healthy Eating for Kids
D– Leah Lizarondo, Brazen Kitchen
Healthy for Hedonists
2:30 PM
S– David Wetzel, Green Pasture Products
Benefits of Cod Liver Oil
K– Jen Clawges & Lisa Vanzin, Slippery Rock University
Planting Seeds for Kids
D– Janet McKee, Certified Holistic Health Counselor
The Power of Food to Heal
3:30 PM
S– Mark H. Buzzatto, DDS, CCWFN, Holistic Dentist,
Whole Foods, Whole Food Nutrition and Health
K– Jen Clawges & Lisa Vanzin
Slippery Rock University
Planting Seeds for Kids
D– Mandi Babkes, Holistic Health & Nutrition
An Energetic Approach to the Power of Holistic Health & Nutrition

Special Thanks to our 2012 Sponsors

Thank you to our 2012 Conference Sponsors