|Sent on:||Tuesday, July 31, 2012 5:10 PM|
Birke Baehr is a thirteen year old internationally known youth advocate for organic food and sustainable farming practices. Birke's mission is to educate others about the problems of the industrialized food system, while presenting solutions for that system through advocating the alternative choices of local, organic, and sustainable food. Birke was named one of six child environmentalists who have already made a change in the world by TreeHugger.com Featured on numerous websites, podcasts, blogs as well as newspapers and magazines, Birke's 2010 TEDx Next Generation talk, "What's Wrong With Our Food System," is the most viewed TEDx talk on YouTube, with over 1,000,000 views. Birke begins another speaking tour and will be appearing in two documentary films: Bite Size, about childhood obesity and Choice Point, a film about "being the change one wishes to see in the world."
Visit Birke's website at www.birkeonthefarm.com