Recipe for a Healthy Planet


Food Choices Matter


Here is just a small selection among the many great books on this topic:

Diet for a Small Planet book cover: turquoise with vegetables.Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe: A classic that “expands on the idea of diet as a powerful agent of social change, emphasizing how plant-centered eating can help restore our damaged ecology, address the climate crisis, and move us toward real democracy.”

The Restore Our Planet Diet book cover. Hands holding a globe.The Restore-Our-Planet Diet: Food Choices, Our Environment, and Our Health by Patricia Tallman: With a PhD in Water Resources Engineering, Tallman explains how a plant-based diet benefits human, animal, and environmental health while also providing plant-based recipes and analysis.

Project Drawdown book cover.Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming edited by Paul Hawken: “Drawdown has become a seminal text on climate solutions, drawing on humanity’s collective wisdom about the practices and technologies that can begin to reverse the buildup of atmospheric carbon by mid-century.”

Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food book cover, featuring an artichoke.In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”

Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma book cover. Black with fruit.The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan: Explores where food comes from, tracing its source to your dinner table.

This is Vegan Propaganda book cover.This is Vegan Propaganda (And Other Lies the Meat Industry Tells You) by Ed Winters: How our food choices can impact the climate crisis,  health issues, and human and non-human exploitation.

Raw Deal by Chloe Sorvino book cover.Raw Deal: Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed, and the Fight for the Future of Meat by Chloe Sorvino: Financial journalist Sorvino explores the vulnerabilities of the food supply chain and consequent links to environmental destruction.