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Changing the Way We Eat: TEDx

February 11th, 2013 by

On February 16, 2013, The Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming will be the lead sponsor for the third annual TEDxManhattan, “Changing the Way We Eat,” a full day of talks exploring the state of our food system and our progress toward sustainability. TEDxManhattan 2013 will build on what we covered in the 2012 and 2011 talks.

 

The conference will be webcast live from New York City (roughly 10:30 AM – 6 PM EST) to provide access to viewers worldwide. Individuals, groups, and organizations are encouraged to host viewing parties of the event. This year, Slow Food Vermont, Slow Food UVM and The Food Systems Spire at UVM will be hosting the viewing party for Burlington! We hope you will drop in anytime during the day!

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

A full day of talks exploring the state of our food system and our progress toward sustainability.

OFFICIAL UVM VIEWING PARTY (streaming live from the NYC event)
Saturday, February 16, 10:30am-5:40pm
Lafayette 207, UVM Campus
Free and open to the public
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/594885790538569/
Schedule of talks: www.tedxmanhattan.org

The list of speakers includes the following luminaries who help shape the sustainable food movement:

Fred Bahnson, Author of Soil & Sacrament: Four Seasons Among the Keepers of the Earth
Annemarie Colbin, Founder and CEO of the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts in New York City
Ann Cooper, Chef and Renegade Lunch Lady
Tanya Fields, Founder of the BLK ProjeK
Maisie Greenawalt, Bon Appétit Management Company
Gary Hirshberg, Chairman of Stonyfield Farm
Anna Lappé, Founding Principal of the Small Planet Institute and Small Planet Fund
Peter Lehner, Executive Director of NRDC and NRDC Action Fund
Simran Sethi, award-winning journalist, strategist, and educator
Lindsey Shute, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition
Karen Washington, founder of Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and New York City community activist since 1985
Steve Wing, epidemiologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Tama Matsuoka Wong, professional forager and principal of MeadowsandMore
Bill Yosses, Pastry Chef at The White House

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