Category Archives: Press and Media

Sunny Young in Zester Daily

SunnyYoungSunny Young, Program Manager of Good Food for Oxford Schools, spoke at TEDxManhattan 2014 about how good food can change everything.  Zester Daily recently covered her work improving school food and educating kids about nutrition in Mississippi, where 40% of children are overweight or obese.

Matthew Moore in Zester Daily

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Matthew Moore

Artist and farmer Matthew Moore’s work is inspired by “the increasing disconnect between consumers and the source of their food.”  He spoke at TEDxManhattan 2104 about why this matters, and how art can make a difference.  Read about his work in a recent Zester Daily article.

NY Times Covers Bitty Foods & TEDxManhattan

Megan Miller’s 2014 TEDxManhattan talk, “Are insects the future of food?” led to lots of media coverage of edible insects – and an investment in her company, Bitty Foods.  The New York Times reports that, “after giving a presentation at the TEDxManhattan conference, [Megan] got the attention of the Florence Group, a business that the celebrity chef Tyler Florence helped found.”  The Florence Group subsequently became an equity investor in Bitty Foods.  Congratulations to Megan and her team!

Zester Daily Reports on Megan Miller & Bitty Foods

Megan MillerAre crickets the future of food? Read Zester Daily’s article on 2014 TEDxManhattan speaker Megan Miller and her company, Bitty Foods.

Check Out TEDxManhattan Speaker Twitter Chats on Storify

We’ve been holding weekly Twitter chats with some of this year’s TEDxManhattan speakers.  If you missed them, you can now catch up on Storify.  So far we’ve chatted with Cheryl Kollin of Farm to Freezer, “Renegade Lunch Lady” Ann Cooper and professional forager Tama Matsuoka Wong of Meadows and More.

Next up: Bon Appetit Management Co.’s Maisie Greenawalt and NRDC Executive Director Peter Lehner chat on Twitter this Thursday, Feb. 7, and award-winning journalist Simran Sethi chats at 4 pm EST on Monday, Feb. 11.  Catch Maisie at 4 pm EST, Peter at 4:30.  Use #TEDxMan to join us, or join us on Tweetchat.

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