Anna Lappé

Multiple Voices: Fair Trade


How does food connect us to the global community? Author Anna Lappé and chef Bryant Terry discuss how choosing Fair Trade products helps farmers around the world. (Read the blog post.) If you enjoyed this clip, you can buy our entire collection of 54 bite-sized videos, along with our award-winning PBS special, in the Nourish ... READ MORE 

Eating with the Seasons


Choosing food that is local and in season connects us to a specific place and time. Chef Bryant Terry and author Anna Lappé discuss the joy of eating with the seasons. What does it mean to eat with the seasons? Bryant Terry: I learned many things about food from my grandmother. When I was growing ... READ MORE 

Nourish Means…


What does “nourish” mean to you? How do you nourish yourself, your family, and your community? We asked the voices of Nourish–authors, chefs, farmers, doctors–to share their personal definition of “nourish.” What does “nourish” mean to you? Anna Lappé: I love the word “nourish” because to me it has a kind of emotional life to ... READ MORE 

Local Food


When you buy from a local farmer, you’re making a direct investment in your community. Author Anna Lappé, sustainable food advocate Anim Steel, and chef Bryant Terry discuss the many benefits of eating local. What does it mean to eat locally? Anna Lappé: “Buy local” campaigns are popping up all across the country. The principle ... READ MORE 



Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were introduced into commercial farming in 1996, and their effects are still being studied. Food journalist Michael Pollan and food advocate Anna Lappé examine the GMO issue. What are GMO foods? Michael Pollan: GMO foods come from crops that have been genetically engineered. Basically, a gene is taken from one species ... READ MORE 

Food and Climate Change


What’s the connection between food and global warming? Author Michael Pollan and sustainable food advocate Anna Lappé suggest ways to reduce the carbon footprint of our food. Why should people care about the relationship between food and climate change? Michael Pollan: The carbon footprint of our food choices is important. When we think about global ... READ MORE 

Food and Community


From farmers markets to urban farms, people are finding creative ways to connect through food. Author Anna Lappé and chef Bryant Terry discuss the importance of food in nourishing our communities.   What’s the relationship between food and community? Bryant Terry: Food and community are inseparable. I rarely I eat alone, and I don’t like ... READ MORE 

Food Access


Pediatrician Nadine Burke and healthy food advocate Anna Lappé discuss the importance of closing the food gap and ensuring access to fresh, healthy, affordable food for all. What are some of the health challenges in vulnerable communities? Nadine Burke: There are huge issues around environmental justice in “food deserts.” Low-income neighborhoods, where people simply don’t ... READ MORE 

Fair Trade


Our food choices connect us to people all around the world. Sustainable food advocate Anna Lappé and chef Bryant Terry discuss the importance of fair trade. What is fair trade? Anna Lappé: Many of us like foods that we can’t get locally. Think about chocolate, coffee, and bananas–foods that are hard to find from farmers ... READ MORE 

Be the Difference


Every day, citizens are creating a better world through their individual and community food choices. Author Anna Lappé offers inspiration for this growing movement. What changes are you noticing in the public conversation about food? Anna Lappé: We’re beginning to see a kind of collective awakening that something is out of whack with how we ... READ MORE 
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