VISION + MISSION

    We’re building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. We aim to educate, inspire, advocate, and create change. We spotlight and support environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system change.

    Our food system is broken.

    Some people don’t have enough food, while others are eating too much. There’s only one way to fix this problem—and it starts with you and me.

    Food Tank is for the 7 billion people who have to eat every day. We will offer solutions and environmentally sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty by creating a network of connections and information for all of us to consume and share. Food Tank is for farmers and producers, policy makers and government leaders, researchers and scientists, academics and journalists, and the funding and donor communities to collaborate on providing sustainable solutions for our most pressing environmental and social problems.

    As much as we need new thinking on global food system issues, we also need new doing. Around the world, people and organizations have developed innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the most pressing issues in food and agriculture. Through years of field visits (and years of trying to eat better in her own community) our President Danielle Nierenberg has helped to highlight and promote these best practices. Today, we hope to bridge the domestic and global food issues by highlighting how hunger, obesity, climate change, unemployment, and other problems can be solved by more research and investment in sustainable agriculture.

    Food Tank highlights hope and success in agriculture. We feature innovative ideas that are already working on the ground, in cities, in kitchens, in fields and in laboratories. These innovations need more attention, more research, and ultimately more funding to be replicated and scaled-up. And that is where we need you. We all need to work together to find solutions that nourish ourselves and protect the planet.

    Food Tank is a 501(c)3 non profit organization. All donations and membership dues are tax deductible.

    Food Tank Team:

    Danielle Nierenberg
    President
    danielle@foodtank.com

    Bernard Pollack
    Board Chairman
    bernard@foodtank.com

    Vanesa Botero-Lowry
    Director of Operations
    vanesa@foodtank.com

    Brian Frederick
    Editorial & Membership Manager
    brian@foodtank.com

    Katherine Walla
    Newsdesk Coordinator
    katherine@foodtank.com

    Alesa Upholzer
    Graphic Designer

    Jared Kaufman
    Research & Writing Fellow

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    Speaking + Interviews

    If you'd like to invite Danielle Nierenberg to speak at your event or conference or to schedule an interview, please contact her at danielle@foodtank.com.

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