Event

TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” will take place on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  You can watch the talks live online at new.livestream.com/tedx/manhattan2014.  Below is the program for the day.  Would you like an email reminder about the webcast? Click to sign up.

NOTE:  All times are Eastern.

9:30                 Registration and breakfast

10:30               Session 1:  EXPAND                                                    (Webcast begins)

Jen Chapin and Martha Redbone with Rosetta Trio

Intro – Brian Halweil, Editor, Edible East End; Publisher, Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn

Peggy Neu, President, The Monday CampaignsMeatless Monday: a simple idea goes global”

Intro – Kathy Lawrence, Program Director, School Food FOCUS

Michael Rozyne, Executive Director, Red Tomato – “Local food distribution, all that’s invisible to the eaters”

Intro – Tama Wong, Principal, Meadows and More

Megan Miller, Founder, Bitty Foods – Crickets as protein source”

Film clip – Steve Ritz, Founder, Green Bronx Machine

Intro – Michel Nischan, President/CEO, Wholesome Wave

Andrew Gunther, Program Director, Animal Welfare Approved – “How big business had the right idea but went wrong”

Intro – David McInerney, Co-Founder, FreshDirect

Dr. Lance Price, Professor, George Washington University – “How antibiotic use in food animal production can negatively affect human health”

Intro – Bill Yosses, Executive Pastry Chef, The White House

David Binkle, Director of Food Services, Los Angeles Unified School District – “Changing What Students Eat At School”

12:30               LUNCH                                                                        (Webcast offline)

1:40                 Session 2:  COLLABORATE                                   (Webcast online)

Video – San Van Aken – Tree of 40 Fruits, Artist

Intro – Stefani Bardin, Faculty, The New School

Matt Moore, Family Farmer, Artist, Activist, The Digital Farm Collective – “Social change artists and the food movement”

Intro – Maisie Ganzler, Vice President, Bon Appetit Management Company

Regina Bernard-Carreno, Assistant Professor, Baruch College, CUNY – “Hunting for Food: Race, Class and Access in New York City”

Martha Redbone and Jen Chapin with Rosetta Trio

Intro – Ann Cooper, Founder, Food Family Farming Foundation

Sunny Young, Director, Edufood Consulting – School food in Mississippi”

Intro – Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch

Virginia Clarke, Executive Director, Sustainable Agriculture and Food  Systems Funders – “Changing the way we give”

Intro – Paul Lightfoot, BrightFarms

Alison Cayne, Owner, Havens Kitchen – The food movement in historical context”

Intro – Elizabeth Meltz, Director of Food Safety and Sustainability, Batali/Bastianich Hospitality Group

Nikki Silvestri, Executive Director, Green for All – “The complexity and rich experience of building true allies while working to create change”

BREAK             3:40                                                                             (Webcast offline)

4:20                 Session 3:  GROW                                                      (Webcast online)

Jen Chapin and Martha Redbone with Rosetta Trio

Intro – Mitchell Davis, Executive Vice President, James Beard Foundation

Myra Goodman, Co-founder, Earthbound Farm – “In praise of big organic”

Intro – Kerry McLean, Director of Community Development, WHEDco

Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder and Co-Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) – “Restaurant workers”

Intro – Cheryl Kollin, Founding Principal, Full Plate Ventures

Clint Smith, Educator, Parkdale High School – “Resilience: Reframing the Narrative Around Our Students”

Intro – Peter Hoffman, Chef/Owner, Back Forty and Back Forty West

Chellie Pingree, Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives (Maine) – “Congress and a sustainable food system”

Intro – Kenneth Cook, President and Co-founder, Environmental Working Group

Tom Colicchio, Chef/Owner, Craft Restaurants; Head Judge “Top Chef,” Cookbook Author – “Vote food”

Jen Chapin and Martha Redbone with Rosetta Trio

6:15 – 8:30       Reception                                                                   (Webcast Offline)