COVID-19 Resources for Farmers & Markets

Join us in Lancaster, PA

Our 2020 Conference will be held at the Lancaster County Convention Center, a historic hotel and convention center located in downtown Lancaster, PA.


Our on-site hotel lodging block is sold out. You can still book your lodging on-site at full price through the Lancaster Marriott, at other nearby hotels, or by reserving Airbnb accommodations. Also, you can reduce costs by offering or requesting rooms through our ride and room share forum.


The Lancaster County Convention Center is conveniently located near several transportation hubs:

  • Train: The conference venue is located one mile from the Lancaster Amtrak train station and bus terminal
  • Plane: The conference venue is a 20-minute drive from Lancaster Airport (LNS) or a 40-minute drive from Harrisburg International Airport (MDT). Round-trip flights from Pittsburgh or Baltimore to Lancaster are available through Southern Airway Express.

Ride & Room Share

Connect with fellow conference goers who would like to share rides or rooms to lower costs and lighten footprints.

Do you live in Lancaster? You can offer couches or beds in your home here as well.

Ride & Room Share Forum


On-site parking is available at the Penn Square Garage (enter at 28 S Duke St—clearance is 6’8″). The garage is attached to the hotel and conference center. Parking for one vehicle is included for those staying on-site at the Lancaster Marriott. The front desk will validate your parking ticket for your full stay.

Also nearby is the East King Street lot (150 E King St.—clearance is 8’2″). We will provide you with a parking voucher that will reduce the cost of parking to $7 per day at any Lancaster City garage or lot. You’ll need to provide your original parking ticket and reduced rate ticket when you leave the garage or lot.

You can easily locate all Lancaster City garages and lots using this map. Note: Garage clearances vary.

Explore Lancaster

The Lancaster County Convention Center is walking distance to Central Market—the country’s oldest, continuously operated farmers market—and scores of locally owned restaurants, cafes, and shops. Take a stroll along Lancaster’s cobblestone streets and alleys to enjoy its historic architecture and discover its bustling food scene that pays homage to the many nearby farms. Learn more about what Downtown Lancaster has to offer here.