Past Events

Nov
12

Ecology Center Fall Fundraiser

Dexter, MI

Anna is proud to be invited to speak at the Ecology Center’s Fall Fundraiser. The Ecology Center is a membership-based, nonprofit environmental organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Nov
01

Get Out the Vote with Anna

Berkeley, CA

Anna will be speaking to Yes on Measure D canvassers on Saturday, November 1 as they get out the vote for our kids health.

Oct
26

AASHE Student Summit

Portland, OR

Join Anna at the 2014 AASHE Conference Student Summit for a day of inspiring keynotes, workshops, and more.

Oct
22

MESA Cultural Cuisine and 2014 Forging Farmers Awards

El Cerrito, CA

Anna is thrilled be honored by MESA, the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture, at their annual Cultural Cuisine dinner event. Ann has been selected as MESA’s 2014 Forging Farmer Educator for her public education and advocacy work.

Oct
13

IFOAM 18th Annual Organic World Congress

Istanbul, Turkey

Anna is honored to be invited to speak at IFOAM’s 18th Annual Organic World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey from October 13-15, 2014. She will be joining food movement leaders from the U.S., including Will Allen and Kathleen Merrigan, as well as leaders from around the world. The date of her keynote address is TBD but stay tuned on our website for details.

Jul
10

Franciscan Action Network Webinar

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Register today to join Anna on July 10th at 1 p.m. PST for the Franciscan Action Network’s monthly webinar.

Jun
14

Rise: The Better Living Expo

Toronto, Ontario

Anna is honored to visit Toronto to speak at Rise: The Better Living Expo, a multi-faceted event for both the public and health/eco-living industry. The program includes keynotes, panels, discussions, vendors, and meals, all to raise awareness and provide skills to those interested in a better way to live. Click here for a full program […]

May
30

2014 Childhood Hunger Forum with Urban Gleaners

Portland, OR

Urban Gleaners is hosting the inaugural Childhood Hunger Forum in Portland. Anna will join LaDonna Redmond of the Campaign for Food Justice Now to share their knowledge on childhood hunger and how deeply rooted the issues are in our political and economic systems. It will be a wonderful morning of conversation and inspiration. Join us! […]

May
16

Monterey Bay Aquarium Sustainable Foods Institute

Monterey, CA

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Sustainable Foods Institute, part of the four-day Cooking for Solutions event, is designed for an audience of national food and environmental media, as well as food industry leaders. Anna is thrilled to be joining the “Human Behavior in the Market” panel with Peter Knights, Executive Director of WildAid, and Chris Arnold, […]

May
10

Edible Institute 2014

New York, NY

Anna will be joining an incredible line up of food system movers and shakers for the two day Edible Institute in New York City. This annual think tank, part of the meeting of 80 Edible magazine publishers from around the nation, will feature talks and panels by farmers, chefs, drink makers, journalists and food and […]

Mar
26

Knight Science Journalism at MIT, Food Boot Camp

Cambridge, MA

Anna is honored to be speaking at the 2014 Knight Science Journalism Food Boot Camp at MIT. This prestigious event invites journalists from around the country to come together to learn more about the basics of the issues surrounding food and address the underlying science and the overlying social, economic and political factors.

Mar
21

Disposable Film Festival: The Concrete Kitchen

San Francisco, CA

The Disposable Film Festival presents, The Concrete Kitchen: A Night of Food and Film Focused on Urban Farming. In partnership with Pie Ranch, Real Food Media, ForageSF, Alemany Farm, CityBees, Dandelion Chocolate and Arizmendi Bakery as well as Chef David Stockhausen, they will be pairing each course with a short film or series of films focused on the topic at hand, including selections from […]

Mar
17

Alice Waters, Cynthia Rosenzweig, and Courtney White, interviewed by Anna Lappé: Agriculture and Climate Change

Berkeley, CA

Join Anna as she interviews Courtney White, Cynthia Rosenzweig, and Alice Waters about the intersection of climate change and agriculture. This lecture is part of the Edible 101 series. Click here for more information and to register. Tickets are free but on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration opens March 11.

Feb
27

2014 MOSES Conference

La Crosse, WI

Anna is proud to be speaking at the 2014 Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service in February, 2014. Details to come! www.mosesorganic.org

Oct
24

Food Day at Sacramento State University

Sacramento, CA

Join Anna at Sacramento State University’s Food Day celebration! Anna’s keynote address is the culmination of two days of food-related events featuring films, panel discussion, and activities.

Oct
18

2013 Bioneers Conference

San Rafael , CA

Women as Democracy Builders: Reclaiming Our Commons from Corporate Power Anna will be hosting a panel at this year’s Bioneers Conference featuring Leila Salazar-Lopez, Program Director at Amazon Watch; Kelle Louaillier, Executive Director of Corporate Accountability International; Lynne Twist, Pachamama Alliance co-founder, Soul of Money Institute founder. http://conference.bioneers.org/   Session Description Our commons – food, water and natural spaces […]

Sep
25

Myth of Choice: Food MythBusters Movie Launch

Live Event, Online

The latest movie from Food MythBusters—the Myth of Choice—bites back at Big Food’s efforts to undermine parents. Join Anna on Wednesday, September 25th at 8 p.m. EST (5 p.m. PST) to watch the live online premiere. RSVP now. The event will feature the first public viewing of the new Food MythBuster’s film followed by an […]

Jul
11

2013 NACUFS National Conference

Minneapolis, MN

The National Association for College & University Food Services has invited Anna to address their membership of approximately 550 institutions of higher education from across the U.S. and Canada, and nearly 500 industry members from the food, equipment, and consulting market segments.

Jul
10

Shrek, Shaq, and Sugar! Marketing to Kids and What We Can Do About It

Minneapolis, MN

In this lively evening discussion, Anna will share insights from her research about marketing to kids and moderate a panel of local activists whose work will inspire and motivate us to get involved–and make a difference!

Jun
08

BlogHer 2013 Keynote

Austin, TX

How does one of the wealthiest nations on earth have both a record childhood obesity problem and a record childhood food insecurity problem? Join Anna and other bloggers in exploring this question.

Jun
07

Busting Food Myths with Anna Lappé and Tom Philpott

Austin, TX

Two of the United States’ leading voices on sustainable food will speak on “Other Meals Are Possible: Sticking a Fork into Industrial Food’s Lies.”

May
21

Our Food, Our Forests, Our Climate: a benefit for Rainforest Action Network

Boulder, CO

Join us for this special evening and learn about your connection to this urgent issueand how to connect with an international movement to take action.

May
16

Commonwealth Club presents BET THE FARM: How Food Stopped Being Food

San Francisco, CA

Anna and will interview Frederick Kaufman,contributing editor at Harper’s, who will discuss the connection between global food and global finance, as well as food systems and sustainable food practices.

May
09

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

San Francisco, CA

Anna will be speaking at the welcome dinner for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee’s our annual donor meeting.  The guests will include UUSC’s leading supporters from around the U.S.  The event provides an opportunity for the guests to meet social justice leaders and to learn about broader issues that are related to UUSC’s work.

Apr
11

Organic Valley Annual Shareholder Meeting

LaCrosse, WI

Anna will be speaking and screening Food MythBuster movies at Organic Valley’s Annual Shareholder’s meeting.

Mar
14

Westminster Town Hall

Minneapolis, MN

Feb
16

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

New York, NY

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.

Feb
04

Sustainability, Sustenance and Social Change: How Sustainable Food and Farming Can Nourish the World and Transform Communities

Missoula , Montana

University of Montana President’s Lecture Series

Nov
11

Potluck and Food MythBusters Community Screening and Discussion

Tucson , AZ

“The Tucson Permaculture Meetup Group will host a community potluck during which they will screen and discuss the Food MythBusters video “

Oct
27

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – Duke University

Durham, NC

Screening hosted by Duke Real Food Challenge during weekly meeting

Oct
24

CUNY Food Fest

New York, NY

CUNY FoodFEST is an event for CUNY students and the general public focused on educating and engaging participants in stimulating conversation about various topics in the food justice movements. Students attend workshops and meet with various food justice organizations from around the city. Workshops are led by experienced members of the food community and cover […]

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – Berea College

Berea, KY

Food Day campus screening to build awareness around the importance of local food and to draw attention to Berea College’s own plan to support a more localized economy.

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – Boston University

Boston, MA

Food Day campus screening and panel discussion

Oct
24

Evolver Boulder Screening of Food MythBusters

Boulder, CO

Video screening,and discussion at next monthly Evolver meeting.

Oct
24

Locally Grown Lunch and Food Day Celebration

Pittsburgh, PA

“For the “”Locally Grown Lunch and Food Day Celebration”” at Chatham University the chefs will prepare a healthy meal from seasonal ingredients while student organizations pass out tastings of fresh juices soups, and baked goods. Community partners active in shaping the development of Pittsburgh’s sustainable food landscape will share information about buying local, food justice, […]

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Community Screening – Community Alliance of Family Farmers and University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Community Alliance of Family Farmers and UCSF are co-hosting a Food Day screening.  The cafeteria will serve a locally sourced lunch menu.

Oct
24

Dig Deep Farms and Produce Barnraiser

Oakland, CA

As part of Food Day, Dig Deep Farms and Produce will hosts a “barnraiser” for their new greenhouse at the corner of 163rd Avenue and East 14th Street in Ashland (unincorporated San Leandro).  A crew of volunteers from Waste Management and our crew will do the work.  They will also have a barbecue that day […]

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Food Day campus screening and discussion hosted by the Harvard Sustainable Food Project

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – Mt. Holyoke University

Mt. Holyoke , MA

Food Day campus screening and discussion.

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Screening & Clothing Swap – UMass Amherst

Amherst, MA

The event is going to start with a clothing swap and a chance for people to socialize and get some food (courtesy of People’s Market/tentatively Greeno Sub Shop). We will then screen the Food MythBuster video and generate discussion by having John Geber, a professor and academic adviser for Sustainable Food and Farming students at […]

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Screening – Community Alliance of Family Farmers and John Muir Hospital

Concord , CA

Community Alliance of Family Farmers and John Muir Hospital are co-hosting a Food Day screening in the John Muir hospital cafeteria.  The cafeteria will serve a locally sourced lunch menu.

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – Lyon College

Batesville, AR

Video screening and information table in dining hall on Food Day.  The Dining Hall is serving local, sustainable food to build awareness about the harmful health impacts of industrial agriculture.

Oct
24

Rethinking Our ‘Food’: Alternatives to Factory Farming

Alfred, NY

Video screening and panel discussion with local farmers.  Hosted by Green Alfred and campus groups

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – University of Northern British Columbia

Prince George, BC, Canada

The movie will be screened at 5pm, to be followed by a discussion and (local) snacks. Assisted by Dr. Dave Connell, the discussion will cover the role of industrial agriculture in today’s food systems.

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – Worcester State University

Worcester, MA

Worcester State University and the Worcester Food Policy Council are hosting a Food Day “Food Film Festival” on Oct 24th and will feature the Food Myth Busters video as part of a panel.

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – College of St. Benedict

Collegeville , MN

Screening and discussion after a documentary screening of “Nourished”.  Will be part of Food Day activities including samples of local food (e.g. butternut squash soup).

Oct
24

Food MythBusters Community Screening – Beehive Collective

Machias, ME

Screening of the video as part of a Harvest Festival/Halloween party at the Macchias Valley Grange Hall and Cultural Center.

Oct
22

Plenty for the Planet: Sustainable Food and a Well-Fed World

Boston, MA

Video screening, discussion and local food reception with special guests Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé. Hosted by OxFam America, the Small Planet Institute and Corporate Accountability International.

Oct
21

Plenty for the Planet: Sustainable Food and a Well-Fed World

Philadelphia , PA

Video screening, discussion and local food reception with Anna Lappe. Hosted by the Common Market Philadelphia

Oct
20

Plenty for the Planet: Sustainable Food and a Well-Fed World

Baltimore , MD

Video screening, discussion and local food reception with Anna Lappe. Hosted by Real Food Hopkins, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, and Corporate Accountability International

Oct
17

Food MythBusters Campus Screening – University of Minnesota – Duluth

Duluth, MN

Screening and Discussion of Food MythBusters video at University of Minnesota – Duluth campus.