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March 30, 2007

Author Anna Lappe to speak April 4

Best-selling author Anna Lappe will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University. Lappe, who is also a co-founder of the Small Planet Institute in Cambridge, Mass., is a frequent speaker on food politics, agriculture, globalization and social change.

Lappe is co-author of the 2006 book, Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen, which she wrote with Bryant Terry. In 2002, she co-authored the book, Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet with her mother, Frances Moore Lappe, author of the original Diet for a Small Planet, published in the 1970s.

The event is free and open to the public. The JC Raulston Arboretum is located at 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh. Following Lappe’s lecture, dessert will be provided by Irregardless Café. For additional information, contact cefs_info@ncsu.edu or 919.513.0954.

The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, promoting research, teaching and extension activities related to sustainable agriculture. CEFS is a partnership of N.C. State University, N.C. A&T State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Posted by Natalie at March 30, 2007 01:54 PM