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28th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures

Anna Lappé, Dan Barber and Sally Fallon Morell


At the 28th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures, Sally Fallon spoke to the importance of returning to organic farming, pasture-fed livestock and whole traditional foods, properly prepared, if Americans are to regain their health and vitality, as well as the benefits of an economy based on small scale organic production and food processing that returns added value to the independent farmer, rather than to large-scale food processing conglomerates.

Dan  Barber discussed the issues of pleasure, taste and regional bounty and how these imperatives are threatened. Anne Lappé called on the audience to not only to consider changing our own consumption behavior but also to go a step further and question larger systemic issues such as continued government subsidies for agribusinesses.

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Event Speakers

Anna Lappé

Anna Lappé is a national bestselling author, a respected advocate for food justice and sustainability, and an advisor to funders investing in food system transformation. Anna is the co-author or author of three books and the contributing author to more than a dozen others, including Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen (2006) and Hope’s … Continued

Dan Barber

Dan Barber is the chef and co-owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, and the author of The Third Plate (2014). He opened Blue Hill restaurant with family members David and Laureen Barber in May of 2000 and two years later he was named one of the country’s “Best New Chefs” by Food and Wine magazine. Since … Continued

Sally Fallon Morell

Sally Fallon Morell is founding president of the Weston A. Price Foundation, a nutrition education nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that has fifteen thousand members and almost six hundred local chapters worldwide. Dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the American diet through education, research, and activism, the Foundation supports the wisdom of traditional diet as well … Continued

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