Frances Moore Lappé on Fifty-Plus Years of Plant-Based Eating (and Living)
The “Diet for a Small Planet” author reflects on the transformational shifts that have taken place in plant-based eating and living over the past decade.
April 13, 2023
19 minute read
When Frances Moore Lappé published her book Diet for a Small Planet, in 1971, it was initially her humble way of understanding and coming to terms with modern-day food systems and industrial agricultural practices—or, as she puts it, “a way to find my own personal pathway.” She never could have predicted its profound impact on how we eat. The book, which became an international bestseller, has sold more than three million copies worldwide to date.
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