Diet for a Small Planet: 50th Anniversary / Frances Moore Lappé with Mark Bittman - 92Y, New York

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Diet for a Small Planet: 50th Anniversary

Frances Moore Lappé with Mark Bittman
Diet for a Small Planet

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.

The 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.

This new edition features eighty-five updated plant-centered recipes, including more than a dozen new ones from celebrity chefs including Mark Bittman, Padma Lakshmi, Alice Waters, José Andrés, Bryant Terry, Mollie Katzen, and Sean Sherman.

Join us as Lappé shares her personal journey and how this revolutionary book shaped her own life. She offers a fascinating philosophy on changing yourself—and the world—that can start with changing the way we eat.

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Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of twenty books about world hunger, living democracy, and the environment …

Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman has been a leading voice in global food culture and policy for more than three decades …

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