Faithfully Religionless: Timber Hawkeye at TEDxHonolulu 2012

Translator: Timber Hawkeye Reviewer: Sujin Byeon A few years ago I traveled for several months across the country and I stayed with different host families along the way. What I found to be consistently true with everyone I met is that all of our suffering is self-inflicted. The folks who complained the most about their […]

Turning the Farm Bill into the Food Bill: Ken Cook at TEDxManhattan

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo Changing the way we eat. It comes down, in the main, I think to a lot of personal decisions that all of us make about what to eat and how and when to eat it. But there’s also an important role for the government. Every year the government […]

Community farming – it’s not about food: Josh Slotnick at TEDxUMontana

Translator: Alicia Ferreiro Reviewer: Ivana Korom My name is Josh Slotnick, and I am a vegetable farmer. I work on a farm where we grow food with University students, teenagers, school children, almost anybody who will come by. And the story that I’m going to tell you is about how I came to understand how […]

Building a Future with Farmers: Lindsey Lusher Shute at TEDxManhattan 2013

My guess is that a lot of you in this room can think of someone in your family who farmed way back. The last person before I came along to farm in my family was this guy. My great-grandfather Henry Clarkis Sheets. Henry farmed in the foothills of southeast Ohio where he produced dairy, pork, […]

How a rooftop farm feeds a city | Mohamed Hage | TEDxUdeM

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo I’m an urban farmer. So I grow food in the city of Montréal, on the roofs of buildings, believe it or not. And it’s something that I’m very, very proud of. It’s something that puts a smile on my face every morning. And a while back, I was […]

TEDxJacksonHole – David Milarch – Ancient Trees For The Future

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m David Milarch, and I’m a co-founder of Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, and what I’m about to present to you is only important to those of you that need to drink clean water and breathe fresh air. Really, the rest don’t need to pay attention. We find […]

Waiter, there is a gene in my soup! | Jimmy Botella | TEDxUQ

Translator: Vivian Polikar Reviewer: Son Huynh If you haven’t figured it out already, I’m going to talk about genes and I’m going to talk about soup. I’m going to talk about the biotech food that is coming to your table or, well… The biotech food that is already on your table. There’s a big debate […]

TEDxTokyo – 森有一博士 – Soil-free Agriculture [日本語]

Translator: Reiko Bovee Reviewer: Byron Messaris Hi, my name is Yuichi Mori. I would like to show you an interesting agricultural technology that we have developed. We can use this plastic film instead of soil, to grow plants. Mind you, this isn’t Saran wrap. (Laughter) This is a special film we have invented. All sorts […]

The tree of forty fruits | Sam Van Aken | TEDxManhattan

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo The Tree of Forty Fruit is a single fruit tree that grows over 40 different varieties of stone fruits, including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries and this year we’ll know if it grows almonds. Throughout the majority of the year it’s a normal looking fruit tree until spring […]

The Forest Gardener | Dan Harris-Pascal | TEDxCanberra

Translator: Daniel Harris-Pascal Reviewer: Denise RQ When I was asked to speak here at Tedx Canberra as a passionate ecologist and designer, I could not resist presenting on food production and particularly urban food production, an area whose future is uncharted. What is known about the future of food production, is that the quantity of […]