Risk Economics Sponsored TEDx Manhattan: Changing the Way We Eat 2013

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Risk Economics sponsored the third annual TEDx Manhattan 2013: Changing the Way we Eat on February 16, 2013. This one-day TEDx event explored the food system as we shift to a more sustainable way of eating and farming.  The goal of “Changing the Way We Eat” was to create new synergies, connections and collaborations across disciplines, to unite different areas of the food movement, and to introduce the TEDx audience to the exciting and innovative work being done in this field. The event hosted approximately 400 participants, and also included live webcasts to provide access to viewers worldwide.

Speakers included the following:

  • Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Stoneyfield Farm
  • Peter Hoffman, Chef/Owner, Back Forty
  • David McInerney, Co-founder, FreshDirect
  • Bill Yosses, White House Executive Chef

The event was organized by Glynwood and the TEDx Manhattan organizing team, took place at the Time Square Center in NYC.

Risk Economics® Sponsored TEDx Manhattan: Changing the Way We Eat 2013

About TEDx

TEDx is a grassroots initiative, created in the spirit of TED’s overall mission to research and discover “ideas worth spreading.” TEDx brings the spirit of TED to local communities around the globe through TEDx events. These events are organized by passionate individuals who seek to uncover new ideas and to share the latest research in their local areas that spark conversations in their communities. TEDx events include live speakers and recorded TED Talks, and are organized independently under a free license granted by TED. For more information, visit: https://www.ted.com/about/programs-initiatives/tedx-program.