Videos: External

  • A Framework for Assessing the Health, Environmental, and Social Effects of the Food System – Patrick J. Stover

    EAT Foundation

    Professor Patrick J. Stover discusses a framework for understanding and assessing the impact of various activities and initiatives on the food system.

  • Crafting the Future of Food – Matthew Kenney

    TedxAmericanRiviera

    Matthew Kenney discusses good food and the role chefs play in creating its future.

  • Cultured Protein – Mark Post

    EAT Foundation

    Professor Mark Post discusses cultured protein and its role in the future of sustainable food.

  • Stirring Up Political Change from the Kitchen – Bryant Terry

    TED MED

    Urban chef, educator and author Bryant Terry puts the culture back into agriculture by using an anthropological lens to examine how food can spark revolutionary shifts in people’s habits, attitudes, and politics.

  • Gatorade is the New Cigarette – Kurt Beecher

    TedxTacoma

    Kurt Beecher Dammeier’s talk compares the early media campaigns of cigarettes to that of today’s advertising of sports drinks like Gatorade, and warns that the health consequences of sugary drinks may be on par with cigarettes.

  • Farmers in a Dangerous Time – Angela Moran

    TEDxVictoria

    The backdrop of Angela Moran’s childhood ranged through rust-belt towns; from Niagara Falls, ON to Detroit, MI, and more. Boarded up downtown cores and dilapidated buildings were completely normal sights… until Angela planted a tree as a teenager.

  • Food Unity: The Power of Choosing Local – Carol Lynn Jackson

    TEDxTryon

    When communities deeply connect with their local food sources/local growers the concept of “buying local” becomes more than a theory – it becomes a sustainable practice. When communities deeply connect with their local food sources/local growers the concept of “buying local” becomes more than a theory – it becomes a sustainable practice. Carol Lynn began […]

  • The Culture of Collards

    Prince Charitable Trusts

    Collard greens are more than a simple side dish. Brought to the American South with the slave trade, they represent a critical aspect of African-American cultural history. A new generation of passionate farmers, culinary historians, and educators work tirelessly to preserve and share this cultural heritage while promoting healthy communities. Hear their stories. Directed by […]

  • Why Bees Are Disappearing – Marla Spivak

    TED

    Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a third of the world’s crops. Could […]

  • 6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World – Paul Stamets

    TED

    Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the universe: cleaning polluted soil, making insecticides, treating smallpox and even flu viruses.

  • The Future of Sustainability in Aquaculture – Barton Seaver

    Global Aquaculture Alliance

    Chef, author and sustainable seafood advocate Barton Seaver gives an inspiring keynote address on Day 2 of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s GOAL 2015 conference in Vancouver, Canada.

  • The Global Food Waste Scandal – Tristram Stuart

    TED

    Western countries throw out nearly half of their food, not because it’s inedible – but because it doesn’t look appealing. Tristram Stuart delves into the shocking data of wasted food, calling for a more responsible use of global resources.