10th Annual Farm to Table Conference to Admit Seniors 65+ Free of Charge
March 18 & 19, 2016 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, PA, February 18, 2016– The 10th Annual Farm to Table Pittsburgh Conference returns Friday and Saturday, March 18th and March 19th to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh. The Conference features exhibitors, speakers, a Local Food Tasting, as well as a Farm Fresh Breakfast and children’s activities for Little Locavores. This year, the Conference will offer Senior attendees, aged 65 and up, the opportunity to attend the 2-day Conference at no cost.
“In a day and age where Seniors are leading full, active lifestyles, it’s crucial we focus on continued education for these guests and provide easy accessibility to local food and wellness programs,” said Erin Hart, Organizer of Farm to Table Pittsburgh and Director of Health Benefit Services for American HealthCare Group. “Our focus on cooking real food and cooking at home is targeted for those interested in overall wellness as well as those interested in saving money. Both of these subjects are top-of-mind with many in our population who are aged 65+ and may be living on a fixed or limited income.”
This year, programming will take place on the main stage in the Exhibit Hall and will feature cooking demos, health & wellness talks, garden demos and over 150 vendors; farms, restaurants, health care professionals and more. In addition to food-based programming, the Conference focuses on overall wellness and will feature exhibitors and programming focusing on mind, body, and spirit. The Senior registration includes access to this programming in addition to access to all other Conference events, with the exception of the Friday Night Tasting, Farm Fresh Breakfast, and the Farm to Flask Mixology reception.
65+ guests can register at the door or visit FarmToTablePA.com and use promotional code: 65PLUS. This discount is also available to recipients of SNAP or WIC benefits. The 65+ registration discount is sponsored by American HealthCare Group. American HealthCare Group specializes in health-benefit options for seniors, wellness programs and supportive services for affordable housing.
Farm to Table Conference ticketing options include:
No Charge – One Day: Registration for Seniors (ages 65+)
$15 – One Day: Registration (Friday or Saturday)/$20 after March 5
$25 each – Farm Fresh Breakfast (March 19th: 8am-10am); Two Day: Registration (Friday and Saturday); Local Food Tasting (Friday, March 18th: 5pm-8pm)/$30 after March 5
$35 – Bundle – Farm Fresh Breakfast & 1 day conference/$40 after March 5
$35 – Bundle – Local Food Tasting & 1 day Conference/$40 after March 5
$60 – Bundle – Local Food Tasting & 2 day Conference & Breakfast/$65 after March 5
**Group Registration rates for of groups 10+ (more info at www.farmtotablepa.com/conference)
ABOUT FARM TO TABLE: Farm to Table is part of the wellness program offered by American HealthCare Group, a Pittsburgh-based health and wellness company. The Farm to Table wellness program includes Lunch & Learns, cooking demonstrations, local tastings, fruit bowls and student assemblies offered to schools districts, corporations, senior groups, and community organizations. For more information, visit: farmtotablepa.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN HEALTHCARE GROUP: American HealthCare Group is a boutique health care company providing wellness services in schools, employers, affordable housing communities and our own custom events.