Videos: TEDxManhattan 2011

  • Angiogenesis Foundation: 2010 TEDTalk Update – William Li

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    An update from Dr. William Li, President of the Angiogenesis Foundation. Since his February 2010 TED Talk about fighting cancer by eating healthy, Dr. Li has been studying exactly which foods help most.

  • The Reality of Green Restaurants – Elizabeth Meltz

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    There’s more to making a restaurant “Green” than installing energy efficient hand dryers. To tell us all about it is Elizabeth Meltz, Director of Food Safety and Sustainability for Mario Batali and Joe & Lidia Bastianich.

  • Great Tomatoes for All! – Michel Nischan

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    Chef, restaurateur, award-winning cookbook author, Wholesome Wave CEO and leader in the sustainable food movement, Michel Nischan discusses food deserts and solutions to make healthy choice possible. How can we energize the superheroes in the communities that need them most?

  • Windowfarms: Research and Do it Yourself – Britta Riley

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    Artist and innovator, Britta Riley, explains R&D-I-Y. Using social media and mass participation, the community has researched and developed her unique approach to growing food in small urban apartments using a window, plastic bottles and some plants. Join in: research and develop it yourself.

  • Being a Family Farmer – Cheryl Rogowski

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    Cheryl Rogowski is a family farmer and a McArthur Genius Award winner. Watch her moving talk about sustainable farming from a farmer’s point of view.

  • Campaigning Against Hunger – Melony Samuels

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    Dr. Melony Samuels is the Founder and Director of the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger. She not only helps provide food to low-income families in Brooklyn, she’s started an urban farm to help residents get the healthiest, freshest food possible.

  • Money’s Many Shades of Green – Elizabeth Ü

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    When we think about all the work that has to be done to shift the food system, one very important part is finding ways to finance food entrepreneurs. Here to tell us more about it is the Founder and Executive Director of Finance for Food, Elizabeth Ü.

  • Building a Slow Food Nation – Josh Viertel

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    Josh Viertel, President of Slow Food USA, dreams of a world where fruit is cheaper than fruit loops and there are more school gardens than McDonald’s has franchises.