Daniel Imhoff | An Island Press Author

Daniel Imhoff

Dan Imhoff is an author, musician, and artisan food producer who has written for 25 years on topics related to ecological sustainability. He has written numerous articles, essays, and books including Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill; Paper or Plastic: Searching for Solutions to an Overpackaged World; Farming with the Wild: Enhancing Biodiversity on Farms and Ranches; and Building with Vision: Optimizing and Finding Alternatives to Wood. He served as the editor of CAFO: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories and co-editor with Jo Ann Baumgartner on Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature.

Dan lectures regularly on a variety of topics, and has appeared on hundreds of national and regional radio and television programs, including Food Forward, Bag It, CBS Sunday Morning, Science Friday, and Living on Earth. His essays and excerpts have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, and Atlantic Monthly (online).

Dan is the president and co-founder of Watershed Media as well as president and a co-founder of the Wild Farm Alliance, a national organization that works to promote agriculture systems that support and accommodate wild nature.

Between 1990 and 1995, Dan worked at Esprit International, where he was communications director for a team at the forefront of environmental product design. He received a B.A. in International Relations from Allegheny College and an M.A. in International Affairs from the Maxwell School of Public Affairs at Syracuse University.

The Farm Bill — Capitol Hill talk with Daniel Imhoff and Christina Badaracco

Daniel Imhoff and Christina Badaracco, co-authors of The Farm Bill: A Citizen's Guide, speak with congressional staffers about the new farm bill and the implications of food policy. They are...

Daniel Imhoff and Christina Badaracco, co-authors of The Farm Bill: A Citizen's Guide, speak with congressional staffers about the new farm bill and the implications of food policy. They are joined by Mike Lavender, Senior Manager of Government Affairs for the Union of Concerned Scientists' Food & Environment program.

Special thanks to the offices of Rep. Jared Huffman and Rep. Earl Blumenauer for helping arrange this event.