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2016 Conference Information

10th Annual Farm to Table Pittsburgh Conference

10th annual local food conference
10 Years!

The conference provides consumers with two days of networking and educational opportunities. Seasonal cooking demonstrations, gardening, and information about the nutritional value of local food are presented by local experts.

Meet with other Locavores to discuss ideas about where their food comes from and where to find businesses and organizations who can provide them with healthy food and healthy lifestyle choices.

Friday & Saturday, March 18 – 19, 2016

At the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa.  10am-5pm both days; additional events before and after each day.

Download Event Program: 2016 Farm to Table Pittsburgh Event Program

2016 Schedule of Events

Friday, March 18, 2016

10am – 5pm: Exhibit Hall Open

Food available all day from Real Meal Purveyors

10:30am – 4:30pm: Speakers & Demos

10:30am: Labyrinth in Concourse A

5pm – 8pm: Friday Night Food Tasting (tickets separate)

Saturday, March 19, 2016

8am: Farm Fresh Breakfast (tickets separate)

9am: Bits & Bites Tour (tickets separate)

9am: Yoga + Beer VIP

10am – 5pm: Exhibit Hall Open

Food available all day from Real Meal Purveyors

10:30am – 4:30pm: Speakers & Demos

10:30am: Labyrinth in Concourse A

4pm – 6pm: Farm to Flask Mixology event (tickets separate)

2016 Exhibitor Lineup

Farms

1st Generation Farms

Allegheny City Farms LLC

Auburn Meadow Farm

Bedillion Honey Farm

Big Horn Ranch Grass-fed Meats & CSA

Blackberry Meadows

Clarion River Organics

Dillner Family Farm

Edible Earth Organic Farms

Fellowship Foods

Footprints Farm

Frankferd Farm Foods, Inc.

Goat Rodeo Farm & Dairy

Hanna’s Honey

Harvest Valley Farms

Laurel Vista Farms

Logan Family Farms

Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance

Old Time Farm

Pasture Perfect Beef

Pittsburgh Chicks in the Hood

Pittsburgher Highland Farm

Pounds’ Turkey Farm

Quiet Creek Herb Farm and School of Country Living

Rent the Chicken

SanaView Farms

Serenity Hill Farms

Sturges Orchards

Summer Smiles Honey Farm

The Family Cow

The Fertrell Company

Weatherbury Farm

Yeany’s Maple LLC

Producers

9 Coffee Co.

Apothecary Muse

Building New Hope

Burnt Cabins Grist Mill LLC

Carbonara’s Ristorante

Emerald Valley Artisans, LLC

Family Farm Creameries

Franklin Inn Mexican Restaurant

GOODLife Juices LLC

Gourmet Sauces of Pittsburgh

Herlocher Foods

Ideal Grain-free Granola

Kings Pearl Cheese

Milk & Honey Soaps LLC

Nature’s Intentions

OILIO LLC

Olive & Marlowe

Pittsburgh’s Original Sports Sauce

Spice it Up

The Olive Tap

Una Biologicals

Yellow Creek Sausage Co. LLC

Zukay Live Foods

Wineries

Christian W. Klay Winery

Plum Run Winery

Distributors

412 Food Rescue

East End Food Co-Op

Farm Truck Foods

Giant Eagle Market District

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Oasis at Bird in Hand

Republic Food Enterprise Center

Local Food Supporters

Advanced Energy Healer

Allegheny County Health Dept. WIC & Chronic Disease

American HealthCare Group

Animal Welfare Approved

Baystate Organic Certifiers

Black Mountain Spirit School of Chinese Kung Fu

Chatham University

City of Bridges Chiropractic

Communities Alliance for Responsible Eco-Farming (CARE)

Community Kitchen Pittsburgh

Cutco Cutlery

EcoJarz

Edible Allegheny Magazine

Enlightened Healing Energy

Farm to Table Pittsburgh

Freedom of Choice in Health & Nutrition

Fresh Camp

GMO Free PA

Green Mountain Energy

Guidant Health

HealthSouth Pittsburgh

Home Solutions LLC

Janet McKee Health Counselor

Joyce Factory Direct

Just Harvest

Mt. Lebanon Partnership

Naturally Clean: Green Cleaning Service

North Hills Community Outreach

PA Department of Agriculture/PA Preferred

PASA/Western PA Buy Fresh Buy Local

Pathways to SmartCare Wellness Program

Pittsburgh Alkaline Water

Renewal by Anderson

Rhineland Cutlery

Share the Love: Cloth Diaper Bank

St. Lynn’s Press

Sustainable Pittsburgh

Square Cafe

TABLE Magazine

The Drew Mathieson Center for Horticultural and Agricultural Technology

The Foundation for Wellness Professionals

The Happy Vegan

Tower Garden by The Juice Plus Co.

Turo Family Chiropractor

Venture Outdoors

Well: body tribe

Weston A. Price Foundation

Whirl Publishing

Women for a Healthy Environment

Yinzavore.com

Young Living Essential Oils

Zero Fossil

Speakers & Demos

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Day Time Topic Track Room Speaker Company
Friday 10:30 AM Consumer Knowledge Tomato Room Live Well Allegheny: Addressing Access to Healthy Options Live Well Allegheny Marie Fontelo
Friday 2:30 PM Consumer Knowledge Tomato Room Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit Author, Pawpaw: In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit Andrew Moore
Saturday 10:30 AM Consumer Knowledge Tomato Room Feeding Your Gluten-Free Family - Balancing Nutrition Without Breaking the Bank Gluten Free Roots Amy Macklin
Saturday 1:30 PM Consumer Knowledge Tomato Room Labeling for the Conscientious Consumer Animal Welfare Approved Katie Yanchuk
Saturday 1:30 PM Consumer Knowledge Sunflower Room 1 LOCAL: Serving up local food accountability Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Jessy Swisher
Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Consumer Knowledge Carrot Room 2nd Annual Project Lunch Tray Final Round Community Kitchen Pittsburgh Katie Schratz
Friday 3:30 PM Consumer Knowledge Cucumber Stage Buying, Using and Loving Farmstead Dairy Products (and Why It's so Important) Family Farms Creameries Megan Whitmer & Nathan Holmes
Saturday 10:30 AM DIY Demo Broccoli Room Introduction to Fresh Mozzarella: Hand pulling and recipe inspirations Savor Fresh Catering by JPC Rohn Sambol & Logan Brenneman
Saturday 2:30 PM DIY Demo Broccoli Room Grow Your Own Sprouts, Microgreens and Wheatgrass for the most powerful nutrition anytime of the year. SanaView Farms Janet McKee
Friday 12:30 PM DIY Demo Carrot Room Tai Chi: What it is, How to do it Black Mountain Spirit School of Chinese Kung Fu Marc Black
Saturday 8:30 AM DIY Demo Carrot Room Roses are Red and Edible too! Edible flowers (sample of Russian teacakes with Lavender ) Denise Schreiber
Friday 11:30 AM DIY Demo Cucumber Stage Clearing the Confusion on Functional Beverages and Designing Your Own Fresh Fix Carla Addison
Friday 1:30 PM DIY Demo Cucumber Stage Veggie Sushi Rolls Your Kids Will Love to Pack for Lunch American HealthCare Group Stephanie Nardiello
Friday 2:30 PM DIY Demo Cucumber Stage nationally known bakers of Salt Rising Bread, the long lost art of bread making in the Appalachian mountains (w/ samples) Salt Rising Bread Susan Brown & Jenny Bardwell
Saturday 10:30 AM DIY Demo Cucumber Stage Real Food by the Season: Inspiring Ingredients for Spring Kathy Parry-Your Real Food Coach Kathy Parry
Saturday 12:30 PM DIY Demo Cucumber Stage The No-Waste Kitchen 412 Food Rescue Hana Uman & Jennifer England
Friday 10:30 AM DIY Demo Hot Pepper Stage Cold-Process Soap Making Demo Apothecary Muse Eryn Hughes
Friday 1:30 PM DIY Demo Hot Pepper Stage Edible Wild Mustrooms and How to Prepare Them Good Mushrooms Bad Mushrooms John Plischke
Saturday 2:30 PM DIY Demo Hot Pepper Stage How to Make a Simple Tomato Sauce at Home Carbonara's Ristorante John Carbonara
Friday 1:30 PM Farm Science Tomato Room Shiitake Mushrooms - The How & Why Quiet Creek Herb Farm Rusty Orner
Saturday 11:30 AM Farm Science Tomato Room Lawns are for Losers - How Compost can Change Your Life Steel City Soils Jeff Newman
Friday 10:30 AM Farm Science Sunflower Room Soil Health for the Home Gardener to the Farmer The Fertrell Company Monica Pape
Friday 11:30 AM Farm Science Sunflower Room Edible Landscapes: Forging New Opportunities for Budding Horticulturalists Bidwell Training Center Gary Baranowski & Bridgette Kennedy-Riske
Friday 12:30 PM Farm Science Sunflower Room Organic Certification - Dispelling the Myths, Misconceptions, and Confusion Associated with the Transition to Organic Certification Baystate Organic Certifiers Eric Hanson
Friday 1:30 PM Farm Science Sunflower Room Botany for Gardeners California University of PA Sarah Meiss
Friday 2:30 PM Farm Science Sunflower Room Restoring Foodsheds…One Blade of Grass at a Time Big Horn Ranch Michael Wright
Saturday 10:30 AM Farm Science Sunflower Room Honeybees are Adapting to Protect Themselves, Mite Biting Behavior Always Summer Herbs Jeff Berta
Saturday 1:30 PM Farm Science Cucumber Stage Urban Hen Keeping Pittsburgh Pro-Poultry People Jana Thompson
Saturday 11:30 AM Farm Science Hot Pepper Stage Living More Human: Global thinking for Nutrition and Agriculture More Human Justin Heinle
Saturday 2:30 PM Little Locavores Carrot Room How to Grow…Hip-hop Style Fresh Camp Dee Jay Doc Harrill
Friday 11:30 AM Little Locavores Hot Pepper Stage Kids Cook Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Liz Gore
Saturday 10:30 AM Little Locavores Hot Pepper Stage Starting Seedlings from Home and Paper Pot Making North Hills Community Outreach Alyssa Crawford
Saturday 12:30 PM Little Locavores Hot Pepper Stage School Assembly in Action: Super Fun Local Food Challenge American HealthCare Group Susan Lee
Saturday 1:30 PM Little Locavores Hot Pepper Stage Fighting the Fat: Easy Ways to Substitute "good" fats for bad Snack Attack Marcy Fulton
Friday 2:30 PM Mixology Broccoli Room The Confusion of "Local" and "organic" in the wine industry Palate Partner Deb Mortillaro
Friday 3:30 PM Mixology Broccoli Room Monongahela Rye and Bringing Terroir Back to Spirits Wigle Whiskey Jill Steiner
Friday 11:30 AM Teacher Tomato Room School Gardens: From the Ground Up Grow Pittsburgh Molly McHolme & Paul Pagoda
Friday 12:30 PM Teacher Tomato Room Game On! Fighting Childhood Obesity at School Action For Healthy Kids Deanna Philpott
Friday 10:30 AM Whole Body Broccoli Room Vintage Eating for Vibrant Health Eat The Butter Jennifer Calihan
Friday 11:30 AM Whole Body Broccoli Room Making Herbal Salves Quiet Creek Herb Farm Claire Orner
Friday 12:30 PM Whole Body Broccoli Room Local Foods as Medicine: How to find better moods, clear skin and natural thyroid support at your farmers’ market Health Coach Ali Shapiro
Friday 1:30 PM Whole Body Broccoli Room The Beauty of Essential Oils Quiet Creek Herb Farm Claire Orner
Saturday 11:30 AM Whole Body Broccoli Room Reversing Tooth Decay and Controlling Periodontal Disease with Whole Foods and a Healthy Life Style nutraDentist Mark Buzzatto
Saturday 12:30 PM Whole Body Broccoli Room Sugar, Inflammation and Owning your Nutrition Health/Nutrition Coach Courtney Daylong
Saturday 1:30 PM Whole Body Broccoli Room Elimination Diet 101: Using Food as Medicine Just a Good Life Julie Cerrone
Saturday 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM Whole Body Carrot Room Experience the Power of the Labyrinth Live Your Best Life Dorit Brauer
Saturday 11:30 AM Whole Body Cucumber Stage Homemade Green Cleaning Products - Eliminating Toxins from the Home Naturally Clean Rachel & Curtis Radke
Friday 3:30 PM Farm Science Tomato Room Introduction to Crowdfunding for Food and Agriculture Businesses Kiva / 52nd Street Market Emily Keebler & Deirdre Kane
Saturday 12:30 PM Whole Body Tomato Room Gut Health IHB Consulting Ilona Berkoben, MD
Saturday 2:30 PM Consumer Knowledge Tomato Room Farm Brewing from Ground to Glass Sprague Farm & Brew Works Brian Sprague
Saturday 3:30 PM Whole Body Tomato Room Funding a Regional Food System: Advancing Innovations in How We Grow, Move, and Eat Local Food Idea Foundry Nicole Kielkucki
Friday 3:30 PM Consumer Knowledge Sunflower Room Yes, I want to help in the labeling effort in PA GMO Free PA Karen Stark
Saturday 11:30 AM PaWAgN Sunflower Room Integrating Wellness Programming American HealthCare Group Liz Kanche
Saturday 12:30 PM PaWAgN Sunflower Room HealthCare 101 American HealthCare Group Erin Hart
Saturday 2:30 PM Farm Science Sunflower Room PASA’s Plans for Building the SOIL Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Franklin Egan
Saturday 3:30 PM Whole Body Sunflower Room The Why and How of Raw Milk Kefir Smoothies & Ice Cream The Family Cow Edwi n Shank
Saturday 9:30 AM DIY Demo Broccoli Room Great Starts: Healthful Breakfasts The Market District Crystal Baldwin & Laura Maydak MS, RD, LDN
Friday 10:30 AM Consumer Knowledge Cucumber Stage Know Your Farmer - Let's Start A Discussion Emerald Valley Artisans Alisa Fava-Fasnacht
Saturday 2:30 PM DIY Demo Cucumber Stage Cheese Tasting & Demo Kings Pearl Cheese Dan Jacobs

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