Danielle Nierenberg
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    Danielle Nierenberg is President of Food Tank and an expert on sustainable agriculture and food issues. She has written extensively on gender and population, the spread of factory farming in the developing world and innovations in sustainable agriculture.

    16 Initiatives Redefining Food and Agriculture Across the Middle East

    Across the Middle East urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity threaten food security, these 16 food and agriculture initiatives redefine how the region grows, eats, and disposes of its food.

    24 Faith-Based Organizations Promoting Food Security

    Faith-based organizations have historically contributed to humanitarian aid worldwide, many of them with a focus on alleviating hunger and promoting food security.

    10 Illuminating Discussions on Health and Nutrition from the Food Talk Podcast

    Erasing world hunger—and ensuring the health of our environment—is a challenge that will take creative solutions to solve. In these 10 episodes of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” experts discuss how they’re rethinking nutrition for our modern world.

    15 Crops Secured in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

    Storing nearly 1 million seeds from genebanks worldwide in a cave at -18 degrees Celsius, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault ensures that if a genebank’s seeds vanish or fall into ruin, much the world’s biodiversity will still remain helping ensure food security.

    11 Kitchen Hacks to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Tastiest Way

    Use your food to its fullest potential. By using the often-forgotten peels, stems, leaves, and other parts of an ingredient, you can waste less and taste more. Food Tank gives 11 tips for maximizing what you buy at the grocery store.

    15 Inspiring Women Leading in the AgTech Sector

    AgTech is becoming one of the fastest-growing sectors in Silicon Valley, with investments totaling over US10 million in 2017. Although women face numerous barriers to entry in this sector, a new generation of leaders is emerging to challenge the status quo and reshape the food system using their innovative technologies.

    23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed

    One in five adolescents in New Orleans are neither working nor enrolled in school. Café Reconcile, and 23 similar restaurants worldwide, is creating opportunities in the kitchens through culinary and life skill training programs.

    The 29 Books on Food Tank’s Summer Reading List

    While summer is normally the season for getting away from it all, instead we challenge our readers to dive deeper into the areas of the food system in which they desire change with these 29 books.

    Cali Food Leaders Talk to Discuss Equity in Food System

    West Coast food leaders are fed up with an unaffordable, inaccessible, inequitable food system: in San Francisco and LA, Food Tank is collaborating on solutions with these speakers.

    Celebrating the Mediterranean Diet’s Impact on Health and the Planet

    This May, International Mediterranean Diet Month acknowledges the impacts conscious eating can have on mental, physical, and planetary health across the world.