Anna Lappé

Founder and Strategic Adviser, Real Food Media
Anna Lappe

Anna Lappé is a national bestselling author and an internationally recognized expert on food systems. The author or co-author of three books and contributing author to a dozen more, Anna is a recipient of the James Beard Foundation Leadership Award and a TIME magazine Eco Who’s Who. Her most recent book is “Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork.” In 2011, she founded Real Food Media, a project of Corporate Accountability, which works with grassroots partners nationwide to catalyze creative storytelling about food, farming, and sustainability. With her mother, Frances Moore Lappé, she is also the co-founder of the Small Planet Institute and Small Planet Fund, which has raised and given away more than $1 million since it was founded a decade ago. In addition, Anna works with other philanthropists to foster food system change and leads The Panta Rhea Foundation Food Program. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.