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TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Bill Yosses

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, we hear from 2013 speaker Bill Yosses, Executive Pastry Chef at The White House.  See Bill’s talk here. What have been the most exciting … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Anna Lappe

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, Anna Lappé, founding principal of the Small Planet Institute and Project Director at Food Mythbusters, talks about her ongoing efforts to combat food marketing to … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Wayne Pacelle

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, talks about the organization’s ongoing farm animal protection campaign.  See Wayne’s … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Peter Lehner

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, 2013 speaker Peter Lehner, Executive Director of NRDC, tells us about NRDC’s ongoing efforts to ensure a safe and sustainable food system.  See Peter’s … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: David McInerney

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, 2013 speaker David McInerney, co-founder of FreshDirect, brings us up to date on how the company is working to change the way we eat.  … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Fred Bahnson

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, 2013 speaker Fred Bahnson, director of the Food, Faith, & Religious Leadership Initiative at Wake Forest University School of Divinity, tells us about his … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Paul Lightfoot, BrightFarms

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, an update from BrightFarms, which finances, designs, builds and operates greenhouse farms at or near supermarkets.  CEO Paul Lightfoot spoke at TEDxManhattan 2012; see … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Ann Cooper

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, learn what Chef Ann Cooper, “The Renegade Lunch Lady,” has been up to since her 2013 talk, which can be found here. Though school … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Tama Matsuoka Wong

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work. We recently spoke with 2013 speaker Tama Matsuoka Wong, attorney turned professional forager.  See Tama’s talk here. Tama was profiled in July on NJ.com.  Read … Continue reading

TEDxManhattan Speaker Update: Elizabeth U, Finance for Food

We’ve been checking in with former TEDxManhattan speakers to get an update on their work.  Below, 2011 speaker Elizabeth Ü, Executive Director of Finance for Food, tells us about her new book, Raising Dough: a Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business.  … Continue reading