Change Food works to shift the U.S. food supply to a regional, sustainable food system where healthy, nutritious food is accessible to all by helping individuals change the way they eat by raising public awareness and educating consumers about problems with the U.S. food system. It highlights what can and is being done to dismantle the ill effects of industrial agriculture as well as promoting sustainable solutions so that all people have access to healthy, nutritious food.
The first project of Change Food is TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat.” Change Food is a sponsor to the annual event and works throughout the year to market videos of the talks, disseminate educational materials related to speakers’ subject matter and bring innovative ideas from the event to the widest possible audience.
Change Food is headed by founder and executive director Diane Hatz. Hatz brings with her 15 years of experience in the food movement, including her previous positions as executive producer of The Meatrix movies, founder and director of Sustainable Table, founder of the Eat Well Guide, and co-founder and director of The Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming. She is currently the organizer and host of TEDxManhattan.