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Busting Food Myths for Two Generations

There may be no family in the history of the republic which has done more to promote culinary awareness, sustainability and food justice than the indefatigable Lappé clan.

How do we move from conscious customer consumption to collective action?

Anna and her mom, Frances Moore Lappé, talk with KALW's Your Call. How do we move from conscious customer consumption to collective action? On the next Your Call we’ll speak with Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé about the connection between food, climate, and consumption.

This Food Day, Feast on FEEST

To celebrate Food Day on October 24th, we’re excited to debut a new short movie bringing to life just one of the organizations transforming what’s on our plate. Started in Seattle in 2006, FEEST is a youth-driven organization that hosts weekly dinner programs where young people come together to cook and build community.

Anna Lappé Is Ready to Bust the Food Industry’s Biggest Myths

In her work as a critic of the food and agriculture industries, Anna Lappé is carrying on a family business. Tom Philpott of Mother Jones interviews Anna on her latest project, following the launch of her second movie in the Food MythBusters series.

Time for Action on Marketing to Kids

On September 18th, the First Lady brought together 100 parent leaders, government agency representatives, researchers, and food and media industry executives–from McDonalds to PepsiCo to Coca-Cola–in the first ever White House Convening on Food Marketing to Children. It was a big deal.