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.

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.

Join Food Tank. Events Coast to Coast on Food Access, Affordability, and Equity

A series of upcoming Food Tank events will take us coast to coast across the United States to bring together incredible speakers and moderators around the issue of how do we increase food access, affordability, and equity in the food system.

20 Food Journalists to Celebrate on World Press Freedom Day

To celebrate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2019, Food Tank honors journalists from all over the world whose articles make it easier to learn about agriculture and food.

14 African American Women Leading Change in the U.S. Food System

The number of African-American women-owned businesses increased by 164 percent from 2007 to 2018. Not only does this provide a huge boost to the economy, it can create jobs in local communities.

Food Organizations Join Forces to Reintroduce Neglected Crops to Global Ecosystems

Many forgotten foods may hold the key to improving the livelihoods of farmers, reducing hunger, and mitigating the effects of climate change.

12 Orgs Highlighting the True Cost of Food

True cost accounting acknowledges the social, human, and environmental impacts of our food system to reveal what food really costs. These 10 organizations are committed to investigating the true costs of food to make a more sustainable food system for the future.

10 Plant Forward Cookbooks that Make Greener Eating Easier

Chefs and cookbook authors show the potential of reaching a nutritious, sustainable food system by championing plant-based cooking.

Creating Boozy Beverages from Food Waste: 10 Brewers Doing it Right

A compiled list of businesses that are diverting food waste from the landfill and transforming it into alcoholic beverages.

13 Stories Showing that Family Farming can be the Future for Agriculture

Food Tank’s Farmer Friday series has been telling the stories of farmers and ranchers focusing on sustainable farming practices, including crop rotation, grassy waterways, preserving reconstructed wetlands, and farming on the contour.

Start National Reading Month With 21 Food and Ag Reads

Food Tank is highlighting 21 books on food, agriculture, and environment to inspire readers of all ages to get in on the National Reading Month celebrations in 2019.