In this episode, we’ll begin by speaking with Twilight Greenaway, senior editor at Civil Eats, and then have a conversation with Frances Moore Lappe, author of the 50th anniversary edition of Diet for a Small Planet, and her daughter and contributor, Anna Lappé. Both conversations take different looks at what we eat, how we eat, and the climate crisis.
Twilight Greenaway is the senior editor at Civil Eats and its former managing editor. Her articles about food and farming have appeared in The New York Times, NPR.org, The Guardian, TakePart, Modern Farmer, Gastronomica, and Grist.
Frances Moore Lappé has authored 20 books, including Diet for a Small Planet and in 2017 she co-authored with Adam Eichen, Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want. Frances co-founded Small Planet Institute and is the recipient of 20 honorary degrees and the Right Livelihood Award, often called the “Alternative Nobel.”
Frances’s daughter, Anna Lappé is a national bestselling author and a renowned advocate for sustainability and justice along the food chain. Anna is the co-author or author of three books on food, farming, and sustainability and the contributing author to thirteen more, including Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It. With her mother, she helped curate the recipe section of the 50th anniversary of Diet for a Small Planet.
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