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Here are some events in the Ann Arbor area for those interested. Frances Moore Lappe will present at the food coop there. Details follow:




From: Linking growers, consumers, and all those in-between [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Claire O'Leary
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 5:02 PM
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Subject: Local Food Events - April 2 to 4


Reminder!  Reserve your place... Hope to see you at some or all of these exciting events!


Claire (O'Leary) Maitre




Celebrating Food, Community and Democracy in Action

April 4th 7:30 pm Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor


Frances Moore Lapp is coming full circle. The best-selling author of

15 books, including Diet for a Small Planet, gave her first public

speech at the University of Michigan in 1972. Now, along with daughter

Anna Lapp, she makes a return to Ann Arbor as a featured speaker at

the 35th Anniversary Celebration events of the People’s Food Coop,

April 2-4.


People’s Food Co-op will host internationally-acclaimed authors and

food activists Frances Moore Lapp and her daughter Anna Lapp as they

share recent work of their Small Planet Institute. A reception

featuring prepared and local foods will follow.


In 1971, Ms Lapp’s ground-breaking book Diet for a Small Planet

forever changed the way Americans thought about food and hunger. Three

million copies and 15 books later, Lapp continues to be on the cutting

edge of social change. Jane Goodall said of her recent book Hope’s

Edge, “Absolutely one of the most important books as we enter the 21st



The April 4 celebration will be the culmination of 3 days of events,

including the national book release of Anna Lapp’s new book, with

coauthor Bryant Terry Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen.


Celebration Events April 2nd to 4th

April 2nd 6:30-8pm: Welcome Frances Moore Lapp! Reception and book

signing. Caf Verde, 216. N 4th Ave


April 3 at 6pm: National Book Release Party

GRUB! Ideas for an Urban, Organic Kitchen

with Anna Lapp and Bryant Terry

Shaman Drum Books, 311 State St.


April 3rd at 7pm: Talk & book signing with Frances Moore Lapp and

Anna Lapp Crazy Wisdom Books, 114 Main Street


April 4th, 5:30-7pm: People’s Food Co-op Annual Members Meeting


April 4th, 7:30pm Gala Celebration

Featuring Frances Moore Lapp and Anna Lapp. Reception following.

Michigan Theater, 693 Liberty Street


Tickets: $15 Co-op Members; $20 Non-members

Available March 11 at: People’s Food Coop, Crazy Wisdom Books, and A&L

Wine Castle

Contact: People’s Food Co-op -734-994-4589. [log in to unmask]