Angie Tagtow, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2009 by  
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Angie Tagtow, Contributing Writer and Food Policy Analyst

Angie Tagtow, Contributing Writer

Angie Tagtow is a registered dietitian, environmental nutrition consultant, and international speaker who educates eaters, opinion leaders, and policymakers on sustainable food systems that promote good health, vibrant communities, and environmental stewardship. Her consulting firm, Environmental Nutrition Solutions, takes an ecological approach to food and health by leveraging policies to build resilient and sustainable food systems that advance public health. Her “Good Food Checklist” series has been distributed to audiences across the country. She works with a variety of groups, including regional food and farming coalitions, not-for-profit organizations, professional associations, government agencies, universities and industry.

Angie serves as the managing editor of the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition , a publication she helped launch in order to coalesce local, national, and international hunger and environmental nutrition issues. She is a guest co-editor on a special issue of the Journal devoted to sustainable food systems. Angie has held several leadership positions in dietetics and public health at the state and national levels. She is a past chair of the Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association (ADA). She is a member of the ADA Sustainable Food Systems Task Force of which she co-authored the primer “Healthy Land, Healthy People: Building a Better Understanding of Sustainable Food Systems for Food and Nutrition Professionals.” She also co-produced an online continuing education module for dietitians titled “Healthy Land, Healthy Food, Healthy Eaters – Dietitians Cultivating Sustainable Food Systems.”

For ten years, Angie worked at the Iowa Department of Public Health as a regional nutrition consultant in the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program. Her work within public health included investigating the extent of food insecurity and hunger among WIC participants, a community health needs assessment, health improvement planning, evaluation, and public health performance standards. Prior to working in state government, Angie worked as a program director for the American Heart Association. Angie completed her dietetic internship and M.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education at Iowa State University, and earned her B.A. in dietetics and chemistry at the University of Northern Iowa.

Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD
Food & Society Policy Fellow, Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy
Managing Editor, Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition
Registered Dietician and Owner, Environmental Nutrition Solutions
angie.tagtow@mac.com

Contributing Writer
Blue Planet Green Living (Home Page)

Angie’s Posts:
Shades of Green – Looking at the Food System with a Critical Eye


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