To Slow Climate Change, We Must Reimagine What It Means to Eat Like an American

Frances Moore Lappé calls the American fascination with animal protein “a fixation.” To mitigate climate change, it’s time for U.S. consumers to reassess their consumption patterns.

50 Years Later, ‘Diet for a Small Planet’ Is as Urgent As Ever

Author Frances Moore Lappe reflects on how the food system has changed changed since her revolutionary book was first published in 1971.

Food Talk Live: Frances Moore Lappe

Frances Moore Lappe is the author of Diet for a Small Planet, a landmark book published in 1971 that illustrated the relationship between food, agriculture, and environmental degradation. For the 50th anniversary of the book’s publication, she joins Food Tank to discuss the path toward a more sustainable food system.

Food Tank’s Spring 2021 Reading List

Food Tank is highlighting 23 books to help readers learn about the food system, cook with new flavors, and grow their own food this spring.

Food Tank’s Fall 2020 Reading List

As the cool weather sets in, Food Tank is here with a list of 22 books to inspire hope for the food system’s future.

New on The Podcast: Frances Moore Lappe on Using Living Democracy to Build a Sustainable Food System

During the livestream, Lappe discusses her new book, It’s Not Too Late! and using living democracy to improve politics, the economy, and the food system

11 Discussions Celebrating the Power of Sustainable Food Producers from Season Two of the Food Talk Podcast

From people honoring indigenous foodways to making nutrition policy more equitable, these episodes from season two of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” feature some of the inspiring individuals working to improve our food system.

Being A Democracy Activist Is Part of Food Work

Frances Moore Lappé discovers why hunger exists across the world: because agribusiness dollars are fueling politics and extracting from the land.

How to Get More Involved with Food Tank In the Coming Year

Food Tank invites you to get involved this year, and we have so many ways to do it — from events around the country to musicals about climate change to freelance writing about the food system. Join us!