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Watch TEDxManhattan "Changing the Way We Eat" Talks

Elena North-Kelly

Elena North-Kelly

June 28, 2012


In January the Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming sponsored a one-day TEDxManhattan event titled "Changing the Way We Eat." The event focused on food—and specifically how we can inspire change towards a more sustainable, local approach to producing and eating food. Earlier this week, the entire day of talks and presentations from leading innovators in the industry (including our own executive vice president, Mitchell Davis!) became available on DVD. The TEDxManhattan DVD is free for noncommercial, educational purposes and can be ordered by emailing The individual talks can also be viewed online.     

The speakers and presenters for this inspiring TEDxManhattan event were:

Patty Cantrell, Regional Food Solutions
Marianne Cufone, Recirculating Farms Coalition
Mitchell Davis, The James Beard Foundation
Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch
Howard Hinterthuer, Center for Veteran's Issues
Michelle Hughes, Greenmarket/GrowNYC
Fred Kirschenmann, Leopold Center for Sustainable Ag/Stone Barns Center
Robert Lawrence, Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins University
Paul Lightfoot, BrightFarms
Gary Oppenheimer, AmpleHarvest
Wayne Pacelle, The Humane Society of United States
Urvashi Rangan, Consumer Reports
Stephen Ritz, Green Bronx Machine
Cara Rosaen, RealTimeFarms
Kavita Shukla, Fenugreen
David Wallinga, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

To learn about next year's TEDxManhattan event, click here.