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.

UAE’s Food Waste Pledge and Winnow Tackle US$4 Billion Problem

The pledge calls on the hospitality sector to adopt waste-saving and efficient food production practices powered by new technologies.

Food Tank’s Winter 2020 Recommended Food Book Reading List

The winter may be cold, but Food Tank is staying warm with a list of 21 books to reignite hope for the food system’s future.

18 Organizations Protecting Biodiversity in Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico

The American Southwest is a place of stunning biodiversity, which is being threatened by urbanization and habitat destruction. These organizations, many of which are rooted in indigenous communities, are working to protect and honor the region’s diversity.

Drink Sustainably With These 24 Breweries, Distilleries, Wineries

Breweries, distilleries, and wineries are using both traditional and technological methods to produce their unique beverages—and protect the planet.

120 Organizations Creating a New Decade for Food

To leap forward into 2020, we’re highlighting 120 organizations with plans for a more sustainable food system in the next year.

The Staple Food Revolution: Bringing Beans and Grains to Local Markets

“Mills for feed and food used to be ubiquitous, that’s how we fed ourselves.” Now, “a lot of the poverty you see can be attributed to the extraction of that economic activity, especially in rural communities,” according to Jaeger.

16 Children’s Books Celebrating Food

The books on this list can help eaters of all ages — including and especially young people, the future of our food system — understand the power of agricultural diversity and cultural food traditions.

15 Organizations Creating Healthier Soil to Save the Planet

This World Soil Day, Food Tank is recognizing that healthy soil is important for more than just crops — soil can also trap carbon and combat climate change.

Join Food Tank for 25% Off This Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday!

On Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday only (Dec. 2 and 3, 2019), join Food Tank for 25% off with coupon code GivingTuesday19 and attend our events free, receive updates and gifts, and support our global community!

22 People and Organizations Working to Preserve Appalachia’s Biodiversity

These 22 farmers, seed savers, activists, and chefs are preserving heirloom and heritage crops in one of the most biodiverse regions in the nation.