Nina Sparling
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Nina Sparling is a freelance writer living in New York, passionate about food and language. Follow her @nina_spar

Climate Change, Labor, and Transportation Under a Trump Administration

President-elect Trump’s picks for Cabinet positions suggest a stark departure from the priorities of the current administration.

Soda Taxes Do More than Discourage Consumption

Soda taxes can do more than reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages—they can improve the health and economic wellbeing of communities, found a series of reports published by Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School…

A Conversation with Suzy Friedman of the EDF on Sustainable Crops and Consumer Expectations

Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Suzy Friedman, Senior Director of Agricultural Sustainability at the EDF, about a new program for reducing fertilizer pollution and what consumers can do to influence—and accelerate—change.

Eat Better, Eat Less, Food For All: Barilla Center International Forum

At the 2016 BCFN Forum, the conversation will focus on developing a food model that protects the health of individuals, communities, and the planet.

Barilla Center Call-to-Action Focuses on Change, Now

The Barilla Foundation Climate@Risk call-to-action focuses in on concrete, actionable change across all levels.

Highlight Local Efforts to Curb Food Waste through #NotWasting Food Video Competition

In the United States, an estimated one-third of all food is lost or wasted.

Serving Up Local Food and Social Justice at Soul Fire Farm

Food Tank spoke with JoAnne Berkenkamp, a Senior Advocate in the Food & Agriculture Program at the NRDC, about the problem of food waste.

How Does It Grow? Tells The Truth About Pumpkins

Food Tank spoke with JoAnne Berkenkamp, a Senior Advocate in the Food & Agriculture Program at the NRDC, about the problem of food waste.

Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Eating Less Meat, CGIAR Report Says

Food Tank spoke with JoAnne Berkenkamp, a Senior Advocate in the Food & Agriculture Program at the NRDC, about the problem of food waste.

Environmental Working Group Highlights Agroecology as Solution to World Hunger

A new report from the Environmental Working Group suggests that supporting smallholder farmers demonstrates promising potential in the fight to end world hunger.