TEDxManhattan 2015

  • Green Bronx Machine: National Health and Wellness Center at PS 55 – Stephen Ritz

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    Stephen Ritz (Mr. Steve to his students) is the founder of Green Bronx Machine. Steve talks about the challenges that continue to face his students in the South Bronx and building the National Health & Wellness Center at PS55. The Center will send his students home with 100 lbs of vegetables each week that they grow in school. Read More

  • How Small Changes in Food Choice Can Make BIG Everyday Differences – Stefanie Sacks

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    Getting in the kitchen and going grocery shopping with your children are both activities that are fertile ground for an essential edible conversation very much needed in today’s society.  We must educate ourselves because there is so much misleading information being spread around. We need to commit to change no matter how small the change. Navigating barriers and finding solutions to many of the excuses we find on a daily basis (lack of time, lack of food access, high costs, confusion) is critical in leading a change in … Read More

  • Food Justice: A Vision Deeper Than the Problem – Anim Steel

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    Anim Steel tells a vision of the Food Movement that draws from the promise of history starting with the land and leads to a just food system. Read More

  • Feeding the Food Movement – Shen Tong

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    Our food system is in a state of crisis. Food is a problem of poverty and a problem of failed market mechanisms. Food is a problem of money. Younger generations are in trouble and there is overwhelming inefficiency in today’s industrial agriculture. So, where should we turn in the face of this growing crisis? According to Shen Tong’s TEDxManhattan talk, the solution rests in new business innovations in the food space. Read More

  • Farmers Markets Aren’t Enough – Marcel Van Ooyen

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    Marcel Van Ooyen talks about scaling up local food distribution Greenmarket Co., NYC’s first and only food hub dedicated to supporting regional food producers by making their products available to wholesale buyers throughout the city. Read More

  • Marketing Environmental HipHop and Culinary Wellness – Alkemia Earth

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    Vegan rapper DJ Cavem and wife and DJ Alkemia Earth perform and talk about healthy food. Read More