2012 TEDxManhattan speaker Steve Ritz and his organization, Green Bronx Machine, were at TEDxManhattan 2014 showing off their indoor vertical gardens. Steve was interviewed offstage about his work. See his 2012 talk here.
Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United), spoke at TEDxManhattan 2014 about conditions for restaurant workers. She was interviewed backstage about what diners can do to help.
Nikki Silvestri, Executive Director of Green for All, spoke at TEDxManhattan 2014 about building allies. She was also interviewed backstage about what makes someone a food activist.
Lance Price, a Professor at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, spoke backstage at TEDxManhattan about how consumers can fight back against the overuse of antibiotics in meat production. See his brief interview, or watch his full talk, “Factory Farms, Antibiotics & Superbugs.”
Peggy Neu, President of The Monday Campaigns, was interviewed offstage at TEDxManhattan 2014 about the enormous impact that little actions can have if undertaken collectively. Watch her 30-second interview, or her full talk.
David Binkle, Director of Food Services at Los Angeles Unified School District, was interviewed offstage at TEDxManhattan 2014 about obstacles to changing the way kids eat. Hear what he had to say, or watch his full talk.
Artist & farmer Matthew Moore of Digital Farm Collective was interviewed offstage at TEDxManhattan 2014, where he spoke about the role of art in changing the way we eat. See his brief interview, or watch his full talk.
2014 speaker Andrew Gunther of Animal Welfare Approved was interviewed offstage about the organization and its certification program. “Spend five minutes a month just learning where your meat comes from and how it was raised and who raised it,” he urged. See his full talk here.
2014 TEDxManhattan speaker Megan Miller, founder of Bitty Foods, spoke to us offstage about her vision of making insects a commonly accepted protein source. See her full talk here.
Gary Oppenheimer, Executive Director of AmpleHarvest.org and a 2012 TEDxManhattan speaker, was interviewed at TEDxManhattan 2014. He talks about how AmpleHarvest.org enables home gardeners to help those in need. See the brief interview.