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.

Danielle Nierenberg Named 2020 Julia Child Award Recipient by the Julia Child Foundation

The ​Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts​ announced food system expert Danielle Nierenberg as the recipient of the sixth annual Julia Child Award. Nierenberg is being recognized for her work as a global thought leader on a mission to build a more equitable food system and as a champion for underrepresented voices in the industry.

Food Tank’s Summer 2020 Reading List

Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access and culture in Black communities, food relief programs, and the effects of technology on global food supply chains.

Healthy Habits: 14 Governments and NGOs Promoting the Mediterranean Diet

Government policies and organizations are implementing programs that encourage and provide access to a diet high in fresh, nutritious foods.

The Time is Now to End World Hunger and Transform the Food System

Roger Thurow’s inspiring essay and photo slideshow tell the story of a young Ethiopian man, Hagirso, highlighting the true costs of hunger and the lifelong impact of stunting.

34 Movies, Docs, and Series to Educate and Inspire During COVID-19

The 34 films and series on this list will take you inside the global food system. Explore farms, grocery stores, and kitchens of the world’s best restaurants from home during COVID-19.

19 Muslim Organizations Feeding the Hungry Around the World

These 19 Muslim organizations we’re highlighting work all year everywhere in both rural and urban areas to ensure everybody has food to eat.

30+ Restaurants Giving Back To Their Communities With Free Meals and Groceries During COVID-19

To respond to COVID-19, restaurants have gotten creative and transformed into community kitchens. Here’s a running list of restaurants around the U.S. that have begun donating meals, selling groceries, and assembling meal kits.

Food System Vision Prize Announces 79 Semi-Finalists

The Food System Vision Prize announces 79 semi-finalists with ideas of bold transformation in the food system.

20 Heroines Revolutionizing Food Activism to Improve the Planet

Twenty female food activists from around the world aim to improve the global food system on International Women’s Day 2020.

11 Discussions Celebrating the Power of Sustainable Food Producers from Season Two of the Food Talk Podcast

From people honoring indigenous foodways to making nutrition policy more equitable, these episodes from season two of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” feature some of the inspiring individuals working to improve our food system.