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.

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.

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.