Democratizing the Green City

Albert Gallatin Lecture with Frances Moore Lappé

Collage of Frances Moore Lappe portrait and EcoMind book cover

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Fat, Famine, & Froot Loops: Where’s Democracy When We Need It?

Frances Moore Lappé is the author of the classic book that made the environmental argument for a plant-based diet, Diet for a Small Planet. Since its publication in 1971, Lappé has written and worked on issues relating to food justice, the environment, and bottom-up democracy. She will speak at Gallatin on March 12 about global hunger and social justice.

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of 18 books including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. 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 in the Environment/Ecology/Nature category. Currently, she and Joseph Collins are rewriting their classic World Hunger: 12 Myths, to be published by Grove Press in 2015.

Frances appears frequently as a public speaker and on radio, and is a regular contributor to Huffington Post and Alternet. She is also a contributing editor at Yes! Magazine and Solutions Journal. Articles featuring or written by Frances have also appeared in O: The Oprah Magazine, Harper’s, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, People, and more.

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