Big Poultry? Big Problem.
Watch our executive director, Wenonah Hauter, talk at TEDx Manhattan about the abuses suffered by poultry farmers like Valerie Ruddle — and why we need to continue the fight for a fair farm bill.
Update: The entire day of presentations from TedXManhattan is available online here and on DVD. The TEDxManhattan DVD is free for noncommercial educational purposes and can be ordered by emailing [email protected].
Speakers for the day were:
Patty Cantrell – Regional Food Systems
Marianne Cufone – Recirculating Farms Coalition
Mitchell Davis – James Beard Foundation
Wenonah Hauter – Food & Water Watch
Howard Hinterthuer – Center for Veteran’s Issues
Michelle Hughes – Greenmarket/GrowNYC
Fred Kirschenmann – Leopold Center for Sustainable Ag/Stone Barns Center
Robert Lawrence – Center for a Livable Future/Johns Hopkins University
Paul Lightfoot – BrightFarms
Gary Oppenheimer – AmpleHarvest.org
Wayne Pacelle – Humane Society of United States
Cara Rosaen – RealTimeFarms.com
Urvashi Rangan – Consumer Reports
Stephen Ritz – Green Bronx Machine
Kavita Shukla – Fenugreen
David Wallinga – Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Bios can be found on the TEDxManhattan website.
The Glynwood Institute has also created Dinner and Some Ed, a website and project to encourage consumers to host a sustainable meal and enjoy discussions around TED and TEDx talks on sustainable food. For more information, please contact Diane Hatz, Diane Hatz or phone 646-495-6086.