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.

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.

Toward a Greener Revolution: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

Dr. Sieglinde Snapp discusses the importance of the ‘Rainbow Revolution’ in Nourished Planet. Agricultural systems that value diversity and build farmers’ capacity can create a more sustainable and resilient food system.

Have Your Food and Eat the Wrapper Too

18 organizations find innovative ways to replace plastic wrappers with edible packaging.

Free, Sustainable School Lunch for All, a Pledge from Alice Waters

Alice Waters is advocating for a ‘‘free, sustainable school lunch for all students.’ Despite advances in school food, there remains a stigma around school lunch. Waters believes this can change through better food education and stronger procurement policies.

Grabbing Land: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

Land grabbing occurs when private investors, often encouraged by governments, purchase and take over control of farmland. This escalates food price volatility, food insecurity, and poverty, which is most burdensome on rural and developing areas.

23 Food Podcasts Catalyzing the Food Movement—With One New Addition

Food Tank’s new podcast “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” joins the world of food podcasts, including these 22 podcasts sparking global awareness of a better food system.

20 Organizations Planting the Seeds for Food Justice in Prisons

With more sustainable food programs being offered to inmates, Food Tank brings you 20 organizations fighting for food justice in prisons around the globe.

The Obesity Paradox: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

The coexistence of hunger and obesity has created a disturbing paradox worldwide. Hunger cannot be solved simply through increasing food production. Nourished Planet examines the underlying structural issues causing these imbalances and explores solutions.

Cultivating Resilience to Climate Change

Crop Trust’s Crop Wild Relatives program is bringing together top research institutions, farmers, and eaters to find the best way to boost crop resilience: the genetic material of their ancient relatives.