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.

6 Easy Ways to Stop Plastic Waste Today

With 30 million tons of plastic thrown away annually in the U.S. alone, plastic waste can feel hopeless—but it’s easier than it seems to make an impactful change.

18 Youth Inspiring Change Across the Food System

In honor of International Youth Day, Food Tank has highlighting 18 youth who are building a stronger the food system for the future.

28 Organizations Promoting Indigenous Food Sovereignty

These 28 organizations are preserving Indigenous food systems and promoting Indigenous food sovereignty.

Farms for the Future: 20 Organizations Protecting Farmland

These 20 organizations are protecting small farmers and their land around the world.

27 Organizations Working to Conserve Seed Biodiversity

Food Tank is highlighting 27 seed saving organizations around the world that are working to preserve genetic diversity and protect food security.

15 Inspiring Quotes and Questions to Guide the Food System Forward 

What does the future of the food system look like? How do we get there? These questions and quotes from food system leaders help shine a light on the road ahead for farmers, advocates, journalists, chefs, agricultural workers, business owners, grocery store employees, scientists, entrepreneurs, and eaters.

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.