Advisory Board

Advisory Board



Anna Lappé

Anna is a public speaker, author, and advocate for better access to local, climate-friendly food. She co-founded the Small Planet Institute and the Small Planet Fund with her mother, Frances Moore Lappé.




Frances Moore Lappé

Frances is a noted author, activist, and environmentalist. She founded the Oakland-based non-profit Food First: The Institute for Food & Development Policy, as well as the Small Planet Institute and the Small Planet Fund.



Jim Mason

Jim is a writer and attorney. He is the author of “An Unnatural Order: The Roots of Our Destruction of Nature” and co-authored “The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter” with philosopher Peter Singer, among other works.





In Memoriam: Wangari Maathai (1940-2011)

Professor Maathai, the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, founder of The Green Belt Movement.