This weekend, the third annual TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” conference will be held in New York City. Leaders in the field of sustainable food will give talks throughout the day. These speakers have various backgrounds in food and farming and will share their insights and expertise with a live audience. If you can’t be there, you can watch it live online.

This year’s speaker lineup includes:

  • LaDonna Redmond, Senior Program Associate, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • Fred Bahnson, Director, Food, Faith, & Religious Leadership Initiative, Wake Forest University School of Divinity
  • Simran Sethi, Journalist, educator and strategist
  • Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Stonyfield Farm
  • Tama Matsuoka Wong, Principal, MeadowsandMore
  • Anna Lappé, Founding Principal, Small Planet Institute and Small Planet Fund
  • Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts
  • Peter Lehner, Executive Director, NRDC and NRDC Action Fund
  • Steve Wing, Associate Professor, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Peter Hoffman, Chef/Owner, Back Forty and Back Forty West
  • Bill Yosses, Executive Pastry Chef, The White House
  • Maisie Greenawalt, Vice President of Strategy, Bon Appétit Management Company
  • Lindsey Lusher Shute, Executive Director and Co-Founder, National Young Farmers’ Coalition
  • Cheryl Kollin, Founding Principal, Full Plate Ventures LLC (TEDxManhattan Challenge winner)
  • Ann Cooper, Renegade Lunch Lady; Partner, Lunch Lessons, LLC; Director, Food Services Boulder Valley School District; Founder, Food Family Farming Foundation: The Lunch Box, Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools
  • David McInerney, Co-Founder, FreshDirect
TEDxManhattan will be streamed live on the Internet on Saturday, February 16th from  10:30 A.M. – 5:45 P.M. with breaks throughout the day.

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