Katherine Walla
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Katherine Walla is a Research & Writing Fellow with Food Tank. She is currently a student at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service studying food justice and global hunger. Katherine has worked with nonprofit institutions and student organizations related to international affairs and social justice.

Solving Food Waste “Is Something All of Us Can Do On Our Own”

On Food Talk, Marion Nestle uncovers the common roots of food waste, nutrition myths, and overconsumption: “The root cause is overproduction in our food system.”

Flavor For All by Democratizing Better Seeds

On Food Talk, Dan Barber is breaking conventional plant-breeding wisdom: seeds can be bred to have great flavor, better nutrition, and high yield.

Talk About Food Should Be Uncomfortable, “But It Has to Be Kind”

On Food Talk, Washington Post columnist and James Beard Award-winning writer Tamar Haspel talks about her unconventional writing and its platform for cross-camp dialogue about hunger.

Regenerative Farming Practices Are Rooted in African American History

On Food Talk, Leah Penniman, co-founder of Soul Fire Farm, talks about what justice should look like for farmers and people of color, whose ancestors faced massive injustices in the past.

For Migrant Farm Workers, “There’s No End to the Organizing That Needs to Be Done”

On Food Talk, FLOC founder and President Baldemar Velasquez tells how migrant farm workers surmount harsh conditions as a union of families.

Farming Better Isn’t Enough: We Need to Protect Land

Niman Ranch farmers Jan and Steve Petersen are breaking beyond what it typically means to be a farmer, inspiring conservation and sustainable practices in their community.

Planetary Stewardship, Good Health, and Good Taste for a Healthy Diet

On Food Talk, Dr. David Katz shares how his THI and DQPN are bringing common sense health knowledge to the fore, battling uncommon sense health practices in its way.

To Change Agribusiness, “We’ve Got To Do it With the Farmer”

This week on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Jim Perdue, the Chairman and Advertising Spokesman of Perdue Farms, talks with Danielle while at the 20th Annual Niman Ranch Hogfarmer Appreciation Weekend.

Five New Ingredients for Health: Starting with Food

On Food Talk, Dr. Robert Graham combines ancient wisdom and traditional therapy with conventional methods in integrative medicine. The first step to healing? Fresh food.

“Everybody Should Be a Farmer,” Says Paul Willis

On Food Talk, Paul Willis, founder of Niman Ranch Pork Company, and Elle Gadient, intern at Niman Ranch, talk about their love for humanely treated, free-range pigs and the farmers that raise them.