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The New York Times - Style

The Godmother of ‘Plant-Based’ Living

"On a recent afternoon, Ms. Lappé welcomed a reporter into her home in a leafy town outside Boston to talk about the way we eat, then and now. Despite her success — “Diet” has sold more than three million copies, and she was named a recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, a kind of alternative Nobel Prize — Ms. Lappé, or Frankie to her friends, is a down-to-earth, cheerful woman of 77. She greeted her guest with a warm bowl of Comforting Carrot and Onion Soup, one of the recipes included in “Diet,” which she specially prepared that morning..." Read More

 

By Steven Kurutz

November 20, 2021

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The Boston Globe - Food

‘Diet for a Small Planet’ was ahead of its time. Now it’s more relevant than ever.

"When 'Diet for a Small Planet' came out in 1971, eating less meat was an important choice, [lappé] says. Today it is a necessity. Our planet is on the brink. Our democracy is under siege. We are in the middle of a pandemic. We are reckoning with systemic racism. Lappé is not an optimist. But she calls herself a possibilist. 'Honest hope, as opposed to wishful thinking, demands hard work,' she writes. Read More

By Devra First 

October 6, 2021

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Washington Post

‘Diet for a Small Planet’ helped spark a food revolution. 50 years later, it’s evolving.

" 'I felt from the beginning that food had a special power,' Frances Moore Lappé says. “It viscerally connects you to the earth and to people. I remember learning that the word ‘companion’ is rooted in the French word for bread, the idea of breaking bread with another person. What we eat, others notice.”

By Kristen Hartke

September 21, 2021

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November 30, 2021
November 30, 2021

Democracy and the Power of Connection By Arty Mangan

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November 20, 2021
November 20, 2021

The Godmother of ‘Plant-Based’ Living By Steven Kurutz

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November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021

A Conversation with Frances Moore Lappé By Alicia Kennedy

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November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

‘Diet for a Small Planet’ helped spark a food revolution By Kristen Hartke (The Washington Post)

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November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

Food and Climate Change Hosted by Priya David Clemens

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November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

Here’s Why the Superiority Burger Is a Not Impossible Vegan Meal By Deena Shanker

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October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

To Slow Climate Change, We Must Reimagine What It Means to Eat Like an American By Jennifer Molidor

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October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

All That’s Changed — and Hasn’t — In 50 Years of “Diet for a Small Planet” By Lela Nargi

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October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

A revolutionary, crunchy bean pie for a small planet. Frances Moore Lappé's classic is 50. By Mary Elizabeth Williams

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