I’ve been showing TED talks in this space for quite a while now and all of them have been interesting and informative. It’s encouraging to watch and listen to so many bright and informed people talk about the planet, science, education and the world. Each of these presentations is a learning experience. The one shown here is special because it is done by an eleven-year old boy. What’s special about it is not his eleven-year old mannerisms or language. It’s his common sense and innate wisdom. If he could run for Congress he’s get my vote…
Birke Baehr: What’s wrong with our food system
Birke Baehr | TED | Aug 2010
_______________________________________________________________________________ At age 9, while traveling with his family and being “roadschooled,” Birke Baehr began studying sustainable and organic farming practices such as composting, vermiculture, canning and food preservation. Soon he discovered his other passion: educating others — especially his peers — about the destructiveness of the industrialized food system, and the alternatives. He spoke at TEDxNextGenerationAsheville in 2010.
Baehr volunteers at the Humane Society and loves working with animals.
This video appears at TED.com »
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