FoodCorps: Ask Not What Your Country Can Feed You; Ask What You Can Feed Your Country. Curt Ellis, TEDxManhattan, 2011.
Co-Founder of the Brooklyn-based documentary production company Wicked Delicate and co-creator of the Peabody award winning film King Corn, Curt Ellis is now focused on launching the national AmeriCorps school garden program FoodCorps, which promises to combat childhood obesity while training a new generation of farmers.
Money’s Many Shades of Green. Elizabeth Ü, TEDxManhattan, 2011.
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.
Campaigning Against Hunger. Dr. Melony Samuels, TEDxManhattan, 2011.
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.
Turning the Farm Bill into the Food Bill. Ken Cook, TEDxManhattan, 2011.
President of the Environmental Working Group, Ken Cook, discusses the Farm Bill, the massive subsides paid to industrial farmers and how we can all act to help advocate and improve this important legislation.