2016 Conference Highlights

Focus on Speakers

Focus on Exhibitors

Keeping it Local.

Speakers, Demos, and Events


2018 Speaker Lineup

We update our speaker schedule as we get closer to the date of the conference.  Check back for exact schedule closer to our April 14-15, 2018 event date.

Interested in becoming a Speaker at the Conference? Download our 2018 Call for Speakers.

Bianca Barnett-Harris
The Black Urban Gardeners and Farmers of Pittsburgh Co-op
Urban Farming, Healthily Living

Claire Orner
Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living
Culinary & Medicinal Herbs: Growing, Harvesting, Cooking and Medicating

Dee Jay Doc & The Refresh Collective
Refresh Collective
Fresh Food, Fresh Beats, Fresh Rhymes

Dr. Dan Turo
Turo Family Chiropractic
Connecting the Dots: 9 missed body signals that are leaving you malnourished

Erin Hart
American HealthCare GroupFarm to Table of Western PA 
Farm to Table Connections B2B Group

Erin Kelly
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
The Food Bank as a Partner in Health Promotion

Hannah Ridge
Ethical Farming Fund
Sourcing Local, Humanely Raised Meat in Western PA

Homestead Phil Tomkins
Rent the Chicken
Introduction to Backyard Chickens in the City

Ilona Berkoben, MD
IHB Consulting, LLC
Food Quality & Organics

Janet McKee
Fabulous Recipes for Vibrant Health: From Mother Nature to Your Mouth

Jennifer Black
Blackbird Distillery
Making Moonshine from Scratch: From Start to Finish

Jennifer Novelli
Building New Hope
Bird-Friendly Certified Coffee & Fair Trade: Good for the Environment and You! Connecting Western PA to Central America

Joe Beaman
Deer Lakes School District 
Bringing Local Food to Your School: From Philosophy to Practice

Kylie Walker, NTP
Kylie Walker Wellness
Nutrition 101: Jumpstart Your Health Journey

Lauren Lawrence
Baystate Organic Certifiers
Introduction to Organic Certification

Michelle Soto
Cutting Root Farm and Apothecary
Using Local Herbs and Flowers

Monica Pape
The Accidental Agronomist 
Using Edible Perennials for Soil Health

Monika Juszcyk, MD 
 Dr. Monika Functional Medicine and Ageless Living
Subtle But Strong: Keys to Lasting Energy and Vibrant Health

Nicolette Spudic
Pick Your Poison Consulting 
Eco Labels: History, Health and Consumer Clarity

Nigel Tudor
Weatherbury Farm
The Real Meaning of Organic: It’s More than a Label, It Starts With the Soil

Phyllis Rubin 
GMO Free Pennsylvania 
GMOs in My Food? Myths and Truths/ Pennsylvania and the 2018 Farm Bill

Rusty Orner 
Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living
Shitake Mushrooms: Growing, Harvesting, Cooking and Medicating

Sally Lipsky
Beyond Cancer: The Powerful Effect of Plant Based Eating

Sharon Gregory
The Happy Vegan
Busting the Protein Myth. Flip Your Thoughts!

Shelly Oswald
Old Time Farm
Heritage Breeds

Sue Wilson
Healthy Life, LLC
Back on “Tract”

Additional Speakers & Schedule-Coming Soon!

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