TEDxManhattan 2011

Favorite Videos from TEDxManhattan 2011

Turning the Farm Bill into the Food Bill


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.

The Reality of Green Restaurants


The Reality of Green Restaurants. Elizabeth Meltz, TEDxManhattan, 2011.

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.

A Garden in My Apartment


Research and Do It Yourself. Britta Riley, TEDxManhattan, 2011.

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.

Truck Farm


Truck Farm. Ian Cheney, TEDxManhattan, 2011.

Co-Founder of the Brooklyn-based documentary production company, Wicked Delicate, and co-creator of the Peabody award winning film, King Corn, Ian Cheney talks about his new film, Truck Farm.