note that EINPC/GLC offices has a book Fawn Houck donated to the resource library available to borrow called The Quickening of America, written with PaulMessage 1 of 1 , Nov 1, 2005View Source
note that EINPC/GLC offices has a book Fawn Houck donated to the resource library available to borrow called The Quickening of America, written with Paul Marin DuBois that covers stories of Americans working in communities and practical ideas on how to het involved in democracy. The back of the book writes:
Going past the tired polemics of the past-left and right, liberal and conservative, rich and poor – Quickening shows us how to bri8ng our country alive again.
Francis Moore Lappe events in Madison
Wed. Nov. 16th
Mark your calendar now!
Francis Moore Lappe will be in Madison on Wednesday November 16th!
Come hear from and speak to this long-time food and democracy activist and author or co-author of fifteen books.
Wed. Nov. 16th
2:00 pm UW-Madison, Rm. 115 Taylor Hall (Parsons Penn Rm.)
Agroecology Special Event - A Conversation with Frances Moore Lappé
Frances Moore Lappé is a noted author and agrofood activist, best known for books such as Diet for a Small Planet, Food First, Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet, and her newest book, this year's Democracy's
Edge: From the Dinner Table to the Front Page. She is also the co-founder of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy. Few, if any, have had more impact on discussions about food, agriculture, environment,
and society in the past 30 years.
Co-Sponsored by Agroecology Program, FH King Students for Sustainable Agriculture, Family Farm Defenders,
SociETAS Seminar Series, and the Departments of Agronomy, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Rural
Sociology, and Soil Science
5:00 - 6:30 pm Pres House - Main Lounge (UW Library Mall - 731 State St .)
Special reception with Frances Moore Lappe, John Kinsman of Family Farm Defenders, and John Stauber of the Center for Media and Democracy!
Sliding-scale donation starting at $25 requested; reception includes local, organic food and nonalcoholic beverages. Donation of $50 includes a signed copy of Mad Cow USA ; donation of $100 includes signed copies
of both Mad Cow USA and Democracy's Edge.
Please RSVP by Nov. 9th, by calling #260-9713 or emailing diane@...
7:30 pm Pres House - Chapel (UW Library Mall - 731 State St .)
"Democracy's Edge: From the Dinner Table to the Front Page" - talk with Frances Moore Lappe. $5 donation requested at the door. After the talk, Lappe will sign copies of her new book, "Democracy's Edge: Choosing To
Save Our Country By Bringing Democracy to Life," provided at the event by Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative.
All proceeds will benefit two Madison-based nonprofit organizations:
Family Farm Defenders <www.familyfarmdefenders.org> and the
Center for Media and Democracy <www.prwatch.org>.
For more info, call #260-9713 or #260-0900
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