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.

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.

14 Women Changing Food Around the World

From empowering smallholder farmers in the developing world, to building food as medicine into the medical system, to re-imagining a more accessible and sustainable grocery store, these women are changing the way we eat around the world. Here are their stories.

Announcing Our NYC Summit Agenda—Help Us Spread the Word and Tune in Online!

Food Tank’s largest Summit ever has an all-star speaker list featuring Sam Kass, Haile Thomas, Mark Bittman, Jim Perdue, Tom Colicchio, and more.

19 Books on Food Tank’s Fall Book List to Reconnect with the Food System

This fall, Food Tank is highlighting 19 new books that inspire us and challenge us to keep pushing for a better food system for everyone around the world.

21 Projects Democratizing Data for Farmers

These advances in AI and Big Data are making it easier and less laborious for farmers to understand small occurrences and larger trends on their farms.