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Gift To Be Simple: featuring “Diet for a Small Planet” author Frances Moore Lappé
November 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm$50
Join us in celebrating 25 years of bringing Sustainability to Columbus! Our Annual “Gift to be Simple” event is extraordinary this year!
The ticket price includes a 1-year membership to Simply Living!
An evening with TEDX and world-renowned Diet for a Small Planet author Frances Moore Lappé at the Vue Columbus
A small number of people in every generation are forerunners, in thought, action, spirit, who swerve past the barriers of greed and power to hold a torch high for the rest of us. Lappe is one of those.”
– Howard Zinn, author: A People’s History of the United States
We’ll start early (5:30 pm) with a networking social hour featuring hors d’oeuvres from NY Times bestselling author, Del Sroufe, of the Wellness Forum, and popular Columbus-based, Two Caterers.
We’ll have a cash bar serving local craft beer from Wolf’s Ridge and Land Grant breweries. Red and white wines organized by the Twisted Vine of Grandview and supplied by Natural State distributors.
And Music featuring jazz trio Anna & the Consequences.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see and meet Francis Moore Lappé, one of most extraordinary speakers on the world stage today.
Only 300 seats are available, so call your friends and get your tickets right away!
About our Speaker, Frances Moore Lappé:
Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of 18 books including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. Frances was named by Gourmet Magazine as one of 25 people (including Thomas Jefferson, Upton Sinclair, and Julia Child), whose work has changed the way America eats. Her most recent work is World Hunger:10 Myths which she and co-author Joseph Collins co-wrote (October 2015, Grove/Atlantic). She is the cofounder of three organizations, including Oakland based think tank Food First and, more recently, the Small Planet Institute, which she leads with her daughter Anna Lappé. Frances and her daughter have also co-founded the Small Planet Fund, which channels resources to democratic social movements worldwide.