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.

World Diabetes Day: The Food System and Human Health

“We must link the health of people with the health of the planet, and we can only ensure long-term food security if our food systems don’t destroy the basis of food production,” says Alexander Müller, study leader for The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).

Food For Thought, 25 Organizations Growing Change

As we countdown to the November 14th Food Tank Summit, we highlight 25 organizations in San Diego building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters.

Controlling Food: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

The control over food often signifies power over others. While women make up the majority of the agricultural labor force worldwide, they retain little control over their lives. With more resources, female farmers have the potential to regain this control while bringing millions out of hunger.

Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List—19 Books To Take the Food System Back

Food Tank’s fall book list features reads from top authors and experts on food policy, nutrition science, healthy eating, food justice, and farming.

On World Food Day, Take a Holistic Approach to Food Production

On World Food Day, the path to a sustainable food system includes a holistic framework to tackle decisions on public health, soil regeneration, and the environment.

Rethinking the Meat We Eat: An Excerpt from Nourish Planet

Meat is one of the largest social aggregators in society. From health to the environment to culture and religion, the role that meat should play in daily life is highly debated.

National Farm-to-School Month: Highlighting 30 Innovative Programs from Across the Globe

Farm-to-school programs across the world are building stronger relationship between schools and farmers, ranchers, and producers, in an effort to improve children’s health, engage students in the food system, and support local economies. In honor of National Farm-to-School Month, Food Tank is highlighting 30 innovative farm-to-school programs from across the globe.

Farming the Cities: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

The majority of the world’s population will live in urban areas in the next 30 years, making cities central to the future of food production. Urban farmers play a key role in the development of innovative agricultural methods.

35+ Food Policy Leaders Convene in New York City

More than 35 speakers from the food and agriculture world, including Dan Barber, Dickie Brennan, and Marion Nestle will be at the NYC Summit on October 3. Food Tank is previewing the all-star lineup of speakers.

27 Organizations in New York City Combating Food Waste

The 2018 Food Tank Summit, “Focusing on Food Loss and Food Waste,” will be held on October 3 at the New York University. In preparation for the upcoming Summit, Food Tank is highlighting 27 organizations in New York focusing on food loss and food waste.