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.

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.

24 Organizations Finding Food Justice

In honor of World Social Justice Day, Food Tank highlights 24 organizations working to help communities create just food systems

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.