FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The 7th Annual Farm to Table Conference Presents Local Food Tasting Event & Event Schedule Featuring Speakers, Cooking Demos and Exhibitors
February 12, 2013 (Pittsburgh, PA)— The 7th Annual Farm to Table Conference, themed “Do It Yourself,” will be held Friday and Saturday March 22nd and 23rd at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh. Over 65 exhibitors will provide information, food and product samples, and items for sale. The complete speaker schedule is attached.
The Conference provides two days of networking and educational opportunities, including hands-on cooking demonstrations, food sampling, gardening tips and information about nutrition, health and wellness. Farm to Table 2013 will provide consumers with information about where their food originates, the importance of eating local for health and economic reasons, and where to find businesses and organizations who can provide them with healthy food and lifestyle choices.
“Our mission this year, and every year, is to encourage attendees to take their health into their own hands, and truly “Do It Yourself.” We encourage participants, guests and vendors to really get involved in the Conference and engage with one and other so that they can take what they’ve learned and apply it to their own lives and spread the message that local and organic foods and products will improve their lives and the lives of those around them” says Erin Hart, Director of Farm to Table Pittsburgh. Conference participants include farms, dieticians, chefs, food service professionals, organic product vendors, chefs and food service professionals who will also be available to field questions from consumers.
American HealthCare Group and Giant Eagle are the event sponsors. Coventry Cares is this year’s WIC sponsor. Families who receive Women Infant Children Nutrition Assistance can receive complimentary Conference registrations.
Visit Showclix.com and search “Farm to Table” to purchase tickets.
Ticketing options include:
- Local Food Tasting:
Friday March 22nd, 5pm-8pm: An intimate food tasting experience featuring over 45 local farms, purveyors, restaurants, breweries, wineries, and personal chefs. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
- Farm Fresh Breakfast:
Saturday, March 23rd 8am-10am. A Farm Fresh Breakfast on the Saturday morning before the Conference opens to start your day with local and fresh organic foods. Tickets are $15.
- Farm to Table Conference:
Friday/Saturday March 22nd & 23rd, 10am-5pm: One-day registration is $15, both days are $25. Bundle rates are available for the Local Food Tasting and/or the Farm Fresh Breakfast.
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 and a Farmer’s Market on Wheels program offered to schools districts, corporations, senior groups and community organizations. For more information, visit: farmtotablepa.com/conference.