Hope's edge: the next diet for a small planet

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2003 - Business & Economics - 449 pages
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Hope's Edge follows the author of the classic Diet for a Small Planet and her daughter as they travel the world, discovering practical visionaries who are making a difference in world hunger, sometimes one village at a time.

Thirty years ago, Frances Moore Lappé started a revolution in the way Americans think about food and hunger. Now Frances and her daughter, Anna, pick up where Diet for a Small Planet left off. Together they set out on an around-the-world journey to explore the greatest challenges we face in the new millennium. Traveling to Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe, they discovered answers to one of the most urgent issues of our time: whether we can transcend the rampant consumerism and capitalism to find the paths that each of us can follow to heal our lives as well as the planet.

Featuring nearly seventy recipes from celebrated vegetarian culinary pioneers-including Alice Waters, Mollie Katzen, Laurel Robertson, Nora Pouillon, and Anna Thomas-Hope's Edge highlights true trailblazers engaged in social, environmental, and economic transformations.

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This book is a mixed bag for me. A lot of it is inspiring, tracking different methods people are using to unite with others in their local communities to work against globalisation and environmental ... Read full review

Contents

An Opening Note
3
Maps of the Mind
13
THE DELICIOUS REVOLUTION
37
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Frances Moore Lappe, author of fifteen books, has received seventeen honorary doctorates and was the fourth American to receive the Right Livelihood Award, called the Alternative Nobel Prize. She is cofounder of Food First, the American News Service, and the Small Planet Institute, www.smallplanetinstitute.org.

Lappe has worked in South Africa, England, and France. She is a graduate of Brown and holds an MA from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is cofounder of the Small Planet Fund.