DISCOVER the book THAT REVOLUTIONIZED THE MEANING OF OUR FOOD CHOICES
A Food Revolution
In 1971, Diet for a Small Planet broke new ground, revealing how our everyday acts are a form of power to create health for ourselves and our planet. This extraordinary book first exposed the needless waste built into a meat-centered diet.
Now, in a special edition for its 50th anniversary, world-renowned food expert Frances Moore Lappé goes even deeper, showing us how plant-centered eating can help restore our damaged ecology, address the climate crisis, and move us toward real democracy.
The 50th anniversary Diet for a Small Planet offers 85 fully revised and updated plant and planet-centered recipes, curated by Wendy Lopez and Anna Lappé, and including more than a dozen contributions from award-winning chefs and cookbook authors, such as farm-to-table aficionado Alice Waters, World Central Kitchen hero José Andrés, Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi, and James Beard Award winners like Sean Sherman, Bryant Terry, and Brooks Headley.
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“This book [Diet for a Small Planet] started a food revolution in 1971—And It’s Never Felt More Relevant. Diet For a Small Planet argued that plant-centered eating is better for ourselves and our planet. Fifty years later, that idea is still shaping how we eat.”