McKenna Hayes

Editorial Director

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McKenna is the Editorial Director for Food Tank. She holds an M.A. in Food and Agricultural Law and Policy from Vermont Law School and a B.S. in Public Communications from the University of Vermont. She currently resides in Ludlow, Vermont and enjoys yoga, snowboarding, hiking, and swimming in her free time.

Nourished Planet: Sustainability in the Global Food System

Nourished Planet offers a hopeful but practical global plan for feeding ourselves sustainably. Edited by leading food advocate and Food Tank co-founder Danielle Nierenberg, the book assembles a diverse group of internationally renowned experts to chart a bold path forward.

Opinion | Valuing the Food System

This piece explores a forthcoming report by the U.N. Environment Initiative on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).

Seattle is Leading the Way in Growing Local Food Policy

More than 35 food and environment experts will convene this Saturday (March 17, 9-5PST) for the 1st Annual Seattle Food Tank Summit on “Growing Local Food Policy” in partnership with Seattle University, the Environmental Working Group, Food Action, Garden-Raised Bounty (GRuB), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

Opinion | To Fight Climate Change, Policymakers Should Turn to Food

This piece is part of Food Tank’s work to promote a forthcoming report by the U.N. Environment Initiative on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).

CBS News: Artificial Intelligence could Revolutionize Farming

Catch Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg on CBS News this morning discussing the impact of artificial intelligence and automation on farming. Click Here!

Conversation: Agriculture Policy of the Future, Seattle University at the 2018 Food Tank Summit

How can we grow better food policy? Watch this fantastic discussion from the 2018 Seattle Food Tank Summit.

Keynote: Ken Cook, President and Co-Founder, Environmental Working Group, Seattle University at the 2018 Food Tank Summit

How can we grow better food policy? Watch this fantastic discussion from the 2018 Seattle Food Tank Summit.

Conversation: Innovations for the Future of Food, Seattle University at the 2018 Food Tank Summit

How can we grow better food policy? Watch this fantastic discussion from the 2018 Seattle Food Tank Summit.

Conversation: Cities Taking the Lead on Food Policy, Seattle University at the 2018 Food Tank Summit

How can we grow better food policy? Watch this fantastic discussion from the 2018 Seattle Food Tank Summit.

Keynote: Kristen Rainey, Google’s Global Food Program, Seattle University at the 2018 Food Tank Summit

How can we grow better food policy? Watch this fantastic discussion from the 2018 Seattle Food Tank Summit.