2016 Conference Highlights

Focus on Speakers

Focus on Exhibitors

Keeping it Local.

Speakers, Demos, and Events

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Saturday

10:00 AM

Broccoli Room Attila Csokia PA-WAgN/ Penn State Master Gardeners Native Plant Meadows
Carrot Stage Nicolette Spudic Chatham University Center for Regional Agricultrure, Food and Transformation Promoting and Creating Local Products: Graindance Hyperlocal Pizza
Hot Pepper Stage Joe Beaman Deer Lakes School District Bringing Local Food to Your School: From Philosophy to Practice
All-Clad Stage Jennifer Black Blackbird Distilley Making Moonshine from Scratch: From Start to Finish

11:00 AM

Broccoli Room Pat Morgan PA-WAgN/ Penn State Master Gardeners Strawbale Gardening
Carrot Stage Emeran Irby Chatham University Center for Regional Agricultrure, Food and Transformation Babka and Beyond: An Oral History of Western Pennsylvania Grains
Hot Pepper Stage Ilona Berkoben, MD IHB Consulting, LLC Food Quality & Organics
All-Clad Stage Rusty Orner Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living Shitake Mushrooms: Growing, Harvesting, Cooking and Medicating

12:00 PM

Broccoli Room Susan Marquesen PA-WAgN/ Penn State Master Gardeners Preserving the Harvest
Carrot Stage Lore Pinder Chatham University Center for Regional Agricultrure, Food and Transformation Spice is Life: Hot Peppers & Health
Hot Pepper Stage Kylie Walker, NTP Kylie Walker Wellness Nutrition 101: Jumpstart Your Health Journey
All-Clad Stage Cooking Demos

1:00 PM

Broccoli Room Karel Ulizio PA-WAgN/ Penn State Master Gardeners Vertical Gardening
Carrot Stage Trevor Ring Chatham University Center for Regional Agricultrure, Food and Transformation Becoming Friends with Microbes by Fermenting Veggies
Hot Pepper Stage Sally Lipsky PlantBasedEatingHub.com Beyond Cancer: The Powerful Effect of Plant Based Eating
All-Clad Stage Janet McKee Sanaview Fabulous Recipes for Vibrant Health: From Mother Nature to Your Mouth

2:00 PM 

Broccoli Room Selina Pedi PA-WAgN/ Penn State Master Gardeners Permaculture
Carrot Stage Jayashree Iyengar Chatham University Center for Regional Agricultrure, Food and Transformation Indian Cooking Demonstration
Hot Pepper Stage Michelle Wright Tarenbee/The Wright Stuff Importance of Pollinators: The Story of Honey Bees
All-Clad Stage Jessica Graves Una Biologicals Top 10 Herbs for Easy Home Remedies

3:00 PM

Broccoli Room Perry Recker Climate Reality Project Soil to Table to Soil: Completing the Nutrient Energy Cycle with Food Scrap Composting
Carrot Stage Sam Applefield Chatham University Center for Regional Agricultrure, Food and Transformation Sustainable Consumption in the Supermarket
Hot Pepper Stage Monika Juszcyk, MD Dr. Monika Functional Medicine and Ageless Living Subtle But Strong: Keys to Lasting Energy and Vibrant Health
All-Clad Stage Maya Henry Realistically Radiant, LLC Kick the Sugar! 7 Solutions to Sugar Cravings

4:00 PM

Carrot Stage Last Call Happy Hour Entertainment by The Mackins
Broccoli Room Monica Pape The Accidental Agronomist Using Edible Perennials for Soil Health

 

Sunday

9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Hot Pepper Stage Dee Jay Doc & The Refresh Collective Refresh Collective Fresh Food, Fresh Beats/ Fresh Rhymes

11:00 AM

Broccoli Room Elizabeth Burrichter Baystate Organic Certifiers Introduction to Organic Certification
Carrot Stage Erin Kelly Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank The Food Bank as a Partner in Health Promotion
Hot Pepper Stage Dr. Dan Turo Turo Family Chiropractic Connecting the Dots: 9 Missed Body Signals That  Are Leaving You Malnourished
All-Clad Stage Sharon Gregory The Happy Vegan Busting the Protein Myth. Flip Your Thoughts!

12:00 PM

Broccoli Room Hannah Ridge Ethical Farming Fund Sourcing Local, Humanely Raised Meat in Western PA
Carrot Stage Phyllis Rubin GMO Free Pennsylvania GMOs in My Food? Myths and Truths/ Pennsylvania and the 2018 Farm Bill
Hot Pepper Stage Nigel Tudor Weatherbury Farm The Real Meaning of Organic: It’s More than a Label, It Starts With the Soil
All-Clad Stage Claire Orner Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living Culinary & Medicinal Herbs: Growing, Harvesting, Cooking and Medicating

1:00 PM

Broccoli Room Erin Hart American HealthCare Group/ Farm to Table of Western PA Farm to Table Connections B2B Group
Carrot Stage Shelly Oswald Old Time Farm Heritage Meats More than a Hot Food Trend
Hot Pepper Stage Nicolette Spudic Pick Your Poison Consulting
All-Clad Stage Bernadette Hartman & Elizabeth Mick St. Bernard School Growing Together with St. Bernard School

2:00 PM

Broccoli Room Idea Foundry presents Chef’s Sourcing Locally featuring,  Csilla Thackeray, The Vandal ,Hannah Ridge, Ethical Farming Fund, Jeralyn Beach Penn’s Corner
Carrot Stage Bianca Barnett-Harris The Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Co-op Urban Farming Healthily Living
Hot Pepper Stage Homestead Phil Tompkins Rent The Chicken Introduction to Backyard Chickens in the City
All-Clad Stage Dr. Lina Thakar Ayurveda Intergrative Wellness Institute Eating Locally to Create the Health Within

3:00 PM

Broccoli Room Jennifer Novelli Building New Hope Bird Friendly Certified Coffee& Fair Trade: Good for the Environment and You! Connecting Western PA to Central America
Carrot Stage Susan Wilson Healthy Life, LLC Back on “Tract”
Hot Pepper Stage Michelle Soto Cutting Root Farm and Apothecary Using Local Herbs and Flowers
All-Clad Stage Cooking Demo

 

 

 

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