If You Think Eating Is A Political Act, Say Thanks To Frances Moore Lappé

My mom, Francis Moore Lappé and I were recently invited to speak with Allison Aubrey on NPR’s Morning Edition series Boundbreakers: People Who Make A Difference. 

The conversation was hopeful after looking back on the progress of a lifetime of shared work however, we both agree  a lot remains to be done. We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed spending time on the show.

This interview originally appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition
By Allison Aubrey

When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose.

And, back then, what she had to say was revolutionary. Her idea that a plant-centered diet could be better for the planet — and our health — than a meat-centered diet was considered radical. “It was heresy,” Lappe told me during a recent interview.

Read the full interview here.

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