The eight finalists for the coveted 2015 TEDxManhattan Award have been named and the polls are now open so you can help select the winner. The TEDxManhattan Award recognizes an organization making a difference in the field of sustainable food and farming. This year’s finalists include:
- Animal Welfare Approved
- Broccoli’s Extreme Makeover
- Cafeteria Culture
- Dunk the Junk
- Green Bronx Machine
- Pure Food Kids Foundation
- Sea to Table
- Wholesome Wave
Online voting is open now through 6 pm ET on Sunday, January 25. The winner will be selected based on the votes submitted as well as the input from a panel of expert judges, including Food & Wine editor-in-chief, Dana Cowin who will present the award at TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat. The deserving recipient organization will be announced on January 30 and will have the opportunity to speak about its efforts at TEDxManhattan, taking place on Saturday, March 7.
To learn more about TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat and ways you can enjoy the event live from the comfort of your own computer, please visit www.tedxmanhattan.org.
In the meantime, please be sure to vote!
Change Food is a nonprofit whose mission is to connect and transform the food we eat, the people who produce it, and the world in which it is grown. To read and learn more, visit The Guide to Good Food blog.