Diana Donlon
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Diana Donlon leads Center for Food Safety’s Soil Solutions  – a program communicating the critical importance of rebuilding soil health for food security, fresh water availability and climate stability. Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a national not-for-profit public interest organization.

Before coming to work for CFS, Diana worked for a variety of family foundations supporting youth and sustainable agriculture programs and was one of the founders of Roots of Change, a state-wide collaborative transitioning California’s food system. As a program executive at the Goldman Environmental Prize, she helped elevate the critical causes of environmental activist around the world.

Diana is the Board Secretary of Watershed Media, award-winning publishers of action-oriented titles. She served in Peace Corps, Morocco and speaks French and Spanish. She lives amidst an abundance of fruit trees in Marin County with her husband, teenaged sons, Maine Coon cat and three chickens.

An Overlooked Water Resource

Diana Donlon investigates an often overlooked and largely untapped resource available to even drought-stricken California.

Top 5 Reasons Why We Need to Rebuild Soil Carbon Now

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) outlines both the problem with soil as an essential resource and the global opportunity to restore it to health.

Five Questions with the Center for Food Safety’s Diana Donlon

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Diana Donlon of the Center for Food Safety, who was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit.

Can Celebrating Seasonality Create a Rich and Sustainable Food Culture?

Seasonal growing and eating is about much more than fueling our bodies—it’s about culture.

Cool Foods Campaign’s Food & Climate: Connecting the Dots, Choosing the Way Forward

In the face of a changing climate, perhaps organic agriculture was once viewed as “alternative” deserves another look.

Got Water Problems? Build Healthy Soil

Is rising water insecurity tied to widespread soil degradation?

Ten Tips to Make Organic Work for You

Eating organic food may seem too expensive to be viable for everyone, but Diana Donlon has tips to make eating organic easier on your wallet.

Enlisting the Climate Ally Underfoot

Diana Donlon’s guest piece explains the need for carbon sequestration in an increasingly polluted environment.