Farm to Table Buy Local Speaker Series

Farm to Table Buy Local Speaker Series   Farm to Table Buy Local is hosting a weekly speaker series on Thursdays at 3:00pm. We’d love for you to participate!   The series provides consumers with ideas and information about where their food comes from and where to find businesses and organizations who can provide them with healthy food and healthy lifestyle choices. The series also provides educational opportunities for local food businesses.    

April 22nd: John Barkley, Marburger Dairy, Leap Into Local  

May 13th: Tom Mainzer, Director of Agricultural Partnerships with Feeding Pennsylvania, Getting involved with the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) Program and the charitable food network   

May 20th: Lisa Grazan, The Artichoke Heart, Food Energetics: The Intelligence of Healing  

June 17th: William Thiele, Thiele Dairy Farm, Farming with Drones    
Interested in Becoming a Speaker?   
Click HERE to download our Call for Speakers Form STAY CONNECTED
Organic Spring Planting Series with Doug Oster  
Farm to Table Buy Local will be hosting an Organic Spring Planting Series with Doug Oster on Thursdays at 4:30pm. We’d love for you to participate! Registration is FREE!  

A Little Bit About Doug   “Gardening is fun,” Doug Oster says, “you can truly enjoy every day spent outside when you’re tending vegetables, flowers, shrubs, and trees.”  Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned tender to your backyard oasis, Doug Oster has something to offer everyone! Simply put, he loves writing about gardening and highlighting gardeners. Beyond writing, Doug is also an Emmy Award winning producer, and television host.  You can catch Doug hosting The Organic Gardener Radio Show, every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on Pittsburgh’s KDKA Radio, and read his feature articles in the Pittsburgh Earth Day’s Green Voice e-newsletter.  

Work & Publications   Gardening Green with Doug – Pittsburgh Earth Day’s Green Voice weekly e-newsletter every Wednesday in your inbox   Doug Oster received the Outstanding Documentary Emmy for Gardens of Pennsylvania, a one-hour special he conceived and produced for the PBS affiliate, WQED.   Doug posts weekly videos on his YouTube channel, In Doug’s Garden. He is also the author of two gardening books, Steel City Garden and A Gardener’s Notebook. 
Late Spring Organic Gardening Class with Doug Oster 
May 6th: Organic Gardening 101  
May 13th: First Summer Planting  
May 20th: Gardening With Kids  
May 27th: Succession Planting for a Longer Harvest
Keep it Real, Keep it Local!