2013 Talks

Fred Bahnson of the Wake Forest School of Divinity talks about the intersection of food and faith.

Annemarie Colbin, founder & CEO of the Natural Gourmet Institute, on how to think about food.

“Renegade Lunch Lady” Ann Cooper talks about making school food healthier.

Maisie Greenawalt of Bon Appétit Management Co. tells us “how the humane sausage gets made.”

Stonyfield Farm Chairman Gary Hirshberg talks about labeling genetically engineered foods.

Back Forty Chef/Owner Peter Hoffman speaks on “Food, Fracking and Why I love Richard Nixon.”

TEDxManhattan Challenge winner Cheryl Kollin talks about the Farm to Freezer program.

Anna Lappé of the Small Planet Institute talks about marketing food to children.

Peter Lehner, Executive Director of NRDC, talks about how we can reduce food waste.

FreshDirect co-founder David McInerney addresses the role of the retailer in making sure food tastes great.

LaDonna Redmond, Senior Program Associate at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, talks about food justice.

Lindsey Lusher Shute, co-founder and Executive Director of the National Young Farmers’ Coalition, talks about the need for, and challenges faced by, new farmers.

Simran Sethi talks about seeds, “the buried beginnings of food.”

Steve Wing, Associate Professor at UNC Chapel Hill, talks about the health impacts of factory farms.

Professional forager Tama Matsuoka Wong, Principal at Meadows and More, talks about eating weeds.

White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses on “food physics.”

Making the TEDxManhattan Stage Sign – Calhoun & Hyde Bronx