Friday, October 28, 2011

TEDxAmoskeagMillyard 2011: Unexpected Myths about Agricultural Sustainability by Gary Hirshberg

Gary Hirshberg is the husband of writer Meg Hirshberg and the father of three yogurt eaters. He is President, and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world's leading organic yogurt producer, and the author of Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World (Hyperion, 2008). Gary frequently speaks on topics including sustainability, organic agriculture and the profitability of green business.

Since 1983, Gary has overseen Stonyfield's growth, from its infancy as a seven-cow organic farming school to its current $370 million in annual sales. Stonyfield has enjoyed a compounded annual growth rate of over 23% for more than 19 years, by consistently producing great-tasting products and using innovative marketing that blends the company's social, environmental, and financial missions. Stonyfield entered into a partnership with Groupe Danone in 2001, and Gary is now Managing Director of Stonyfield Europe, with organic brands in Canada, Ireland, and France.

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