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University of San Francisco College of Arts and Sciences - Humanities and Sciences
University of San Francisco: Frances Moore Lappé 2019 Commencement Speech
Frances Moore Lappé delivers a memorable speech for the 2019 commencement at the University of San Francisco College of Arts and Sciences - Humanities and Sciences.
Institute for the Liberal Arts at Boston College
Frances Moore Lappé: Aligning with the Earth; What Will it Take?
Beginning with her own awakening to the roots of hunger and ecological devastation she shares her journey of asking the question behind the question--that is, until she got to the biggest of all: Why are we, such a bright species, creating together a world that as individual none of us would choose? She captures in dramatic data and images of the waste, destruction, hunger, and ill health built into our dominant food and agricultural systems. She emphasizes, however, dramatic stories illustrating the power of our “mental maps” either to blind us or to enable us to see possibility. She shares stories of more democratic rules and practices bringing to life an underappreciated, global transformation holding the promise of ecological health and human thriving for all.
Small Planet Institute
Diet for a Small Planet 50th Anniversary Edition
Our friends at One Earth produced this awesome trailer about the 50th Anniversary Edition of Diet for a Small Planet. Learn more about the book and upcoming events: www.bit.ly/DSPat50 Thank you to Civil Eats TV and @AAFON for their help on this video as well.
Solidarity Rally 2019, Columbia, Missouri
Rally for Unity and Solidarity was held January 19, 2019 at the Missouri Theatre, Columbia, MO. Keynote speaker Francis Moore Lappé, other speakers: Barb Kuensting, Michela Skelton, Carolyn Amparan, Margot McMillan, OneMic Poets: Bini Sebastian and Christopher Lee Shannon. Music by Violet and the Undercurrents. For more ways to help the environment go to Carolyn Amparan's blog: http://slowingclimatechange.blogspot.com/
James Beard Foundation
James Beard Awards 2008: Frances Moore Lappé
Like and subscribe to hear more from chefs, writers, beverage professionals, and more! When "Diet for a Small Planet" was first published in 1971, visionary and democracy advocate Frances Moore Lappé awakened a whole generation and changed the way people all over the world think about food, nutrition, and agriculture. In 2002, thirty years and three million copies later, Lappé followed up her bestseller with "Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet." She is the author or co-author of sixteen books, many of which have been translated into more than a dozen languages; her most recent book, "Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad" was published in 2007. Co-founder of various national think-and-action-tank organizations including the Small Planet Institute, Institute for Food and Development Policy, and the Center for Living Democracy, in 1987 Lappé became the fourth American to receive the Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize). Community-focused and independent restaurants are at the heart of every city, town, and village across America and the world. The James Beard Foundation celebrates restaurants that showcase culinary leadership and provides training and resources for chefs and restaurateurs to use their voices for positive food system change. Open for Good is the James Beard Foundation’s campaign to help independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term. Open for Good programs provide critical resources to help independent restaurants build the capacity to come back stronger, more equitable, more sustainable, and more resilient. Learn more at jamesbeard.org.
Burger King's Flawed Strategy
Frances Lappe argues with Burger King's President of Global Marketing that their new ad campaign not only uses poor people unethically to enrich the company but reflects a flawed business model â one thats turned the Whopper into the Hummer of the food industry. Burger King executives, she suggests, could learn from the fate of the Hummer makers now on their knees in Washington and create a more savvy business strategy.
pdxjustice Media Productions
Frances Moore Lappé - EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think ..., Sept. 14, 2011.
Author and global food and democracy activist, Frances Moore Lappé, talks about her latest book, ECOMIND: CHANGING THE WAY WE THINK TO CREATE THE WORLD WE WANT. Frances Moore Lappé spoke at Powell's City of Books in Portland, Oregon, on September 14th, 2011. She is author of the multi-million copy bestseller, DIET FOR A SMALL PLANET and co-founder of the Small Planet Institute. To find out more about Frances Moore Lappé and her work, please visit the Small Planet Institute website at smallplanetinstitute.org
TEDxPotomac - Frances Moore Lappe: Why are we creating a world that no one wants?
Frances Moore Lappé is a "living democracy" advocate and world food expert. She is the author or coauthor of 18 books, including Diet for a Small Planet, which was chosen among "75 Books by Women Whose Words Have Changed the World" by the Women's National Book Association. It also was recently dubbed a "blueprint for eating with a small carbon footprint long before the term was coined," by J.M. Hirsch of the Associated Press. In 2008, "Gourmet Magazine" selected Frances among 25 people, including Thomas Jefferson and Julia Child, whose work has changed the way America eats, and the James Beard Foundation named her Humanitarian of the year. She is a winner of the Right Livelihood Award, called the Alternative Nobel. She and her daughter Anna Lappé launched the Cambridge-based The Small Planet Institute and the Small Planet Fund in 2001. Frances's major media appearances include the "Today Show," "Fox News," "Hardball," NPR, and PBS Now. Articles by or about her have appeared in the New York Times, Harper's, O: The Oprah Magazine, People, The Nation, and more. ----------------------- In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
Small Planet Institute
The Invisible Revolution
Frances Moore Lappé and her daughter Anna traveled around the world in 2000 and discovered courageous social movements solving the roots of poverty. Now you can support the inspiring people they met directly through the Small Planet Fund. Find out how at: http://smallplanetfund.org.
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