Date: April 5, 2011
Time: 3:15 p.m.
Location: Morris Dailey Auditorium
Summary: Award winning author and food activist Frances Moore Lappe will deliver an address. She will be introduced by Jesse Cool, a nationally recognized Bay Area chef, owner of Flea St. Café in Menlo Park, and advocate for local and organic foods. The SJSU Sustainability Initiative, Environmental Resource Center, Division of Student Affairs, College of Social Sciences, and Salzburg Program will sponsor the event, which will be preceded by LOCAVORE! a food and garden fair beginning at noon in the sculpture garden near Clark Hall. Frances Moore Lappe is the author of 17 books, including her best-selling Diet for a Small Planet. Celebrating its 40th year, this book aims to inspire changes in eating habits in order to save the planet. Francis also leads the Small Planet Institute with her daughter Anna Lappe. Read more.