Stories by Anna Lappé

Anna Lappé is an author and educator, known for her work as an expert on food systems and as a sustainable food advocate. The co-author or author of three books and the contributing author to ten others, Anna’s work has been widely translated internationally and featured in The New York Times,Gourmet,Oprah Magazine, among many other outlets. Named one of Timemagazine’s “eco” Who’s-Who, Anna is a founding principal of the Small Planet Institute and the Small Planet Fund. She is currently the head of the Real Food Media Project, a new initiative to spread the story of the power of sustainable food using creative movies, an online action center, and grassroots events. subscribe to Anna Lappé's feed

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: Earth Island Journal

Schools are beginning to explore sustainable food procurement policies.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We can’t indefinitely blanket our farms with synthetic fertilizer or fend off pests and weeds with toxic petrochemicals.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A new MythBusters video pulls back the curtain on junk-food marketing aimed at young people, explains its harmful impact, and shows what we can do about it.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2013, Source: Civil Eats

Huge mega corporations are not in the business of charity, no matter what their marketers might say.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

For those who are tired of the ad campaigns, the trade-group public relations machines, the lobbying, the front groups and the myth-making from Big Ag and Big Food.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2010, Source: YES! Magazine

As marketers learn to fake climate-friendly food, how do we spot the real thing? It's a question of values.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

How has the beef industry gotten away with such disregard for animal welfare, human health, and the environment?