Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of 18 books including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. Frances was named by Gourmet Magazine as one of 25 people (including Thomas Jefferson, Upton Sinclair, and Julia Child) whose work has changed the way America eats.
Her most recent work, released by Nation Books in September 2011, is EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think to Create the World We Want, winner of a silver medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards. Jane Goodall called the book “powerful and inspiring.” “Ecomind will open your eyes and change your thinking. I want everyone to read it,” she said. Frances Moore Lappé is the cofounder of three organizations, including Oakland-based think tank Food First and, more recently, the Small Planet Institute, which she leads with her daughter Anna Lappé. Frances and her daughter also cofounded the Small Planet Fund, which channels resources to democratic social movements worldwide. Her latest book, coauthored with Joseph Collins, is World Hunger: 10 Myths, to be released in September of 2015.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Growing Up as a Species: Accepting the Worst, Realizing the Best
A response to “Mind and morality: where do they meet?”
- The Small Planet Institute
Learn about the organization France Moore Lappé founded.
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