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Frances Moore Lappé Interview

Frances Moore Lappé is the author of 18 books including the bestseller Diet for a Small Planet, which has sold three million copies. She is also the co-founder of three organizations, including Food First: The Institute for Food and Development Policy as well as, the Small Planet Institute (, a collaborative network for research and popular education seeking to bring democracy to life, which she leads alongside her daughter Anna Lappé. Lappé appears frequently as a public speaker and on radio, and is a regular contributor for the Huffington Post and Alternet.



Lappé sat down with KRUI News Reporter, Caitlin Fry, to discuss her latest book EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think to Change the World We Want and the importance of individual involvement in solving worldwide problems.