Frances Moore Lappe

Professor Daniel Faber, Frances Moore Lappe, and Professor Chris Bosso, School of Public Policy

The author of Diet for a Small Planet and cofounder of Food First: The Institute for Food and Development Policy, Lappe now co-leads the Small Planet Institute, a collaborative network for research and popular education that channels resources to democratic social movements worldwide.

Lappe received the Right Livelihood Award in 1987, considered an “Alternative Nobel,” as well as the James Beard Foundation ‘Humanitarian of the Year’ Award in 2008 for her lifelong impact on the way people all over the world think about food, nutrition, and agriculture. Her most recent work is Ecomind: Changing the Way We Think to Create the World We Want.  She will sign copies of her new book following the event, which will be available for purchase.