TEDxManhattan, Changing the Way We Eat

On February 16, 2013, The Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming will host the third annual TEDxManhattan, "Changing the Way We Eat" conference. TEDxManhattan is a full day of talks broken into three sessions—Inform, Educate, and Empower— exploring the state of our food system and our progress toward sustainability. The impressive speakers’ list includes chef Ann Cooper, Maisie Greenawalt, VP of Strategy of Bon Appétit Management Company, Anna Lappé, author and a founding principal of the Small Planet Institute, and Tama Matsuoka Wong, a professional forager.


The conference will be webcast live from New York City to provide access to viewers worldwide. Any individuals, groups, or organizations can host viewing parties of the event. There’s no fee associated with hosting an official viewing party, just compliance with TED’s rules. TEDx viewing parties must be free of charge to an audience of up to 100 people, and show the webcast free of any advertising or promotion for sponsors. Visit TEDxManhattan website to download the complete list of rules and webcast specifications.

If you’d like to find out more about how to host a viewing party for TEDxManhattan 2013, please contact Jane, Viewing Party Coordinator, at or visit

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