Join the Alliance and community leaders for its fabulous Fortieth Anniversary Celebration, an extraordinary evening with inspiring talks, music and delicious French Meadow food & drinks. Discover the incredible impact the Alliance has had over 40 years and its innovative programs and vision for the next 40. Be uplifted by thought-provoking talks by famed Diet for a Small Planet author, Alternative Nobel-Prize winner and Small Planet Institute Founder Frances Moore Lappé, along with Alliance Co-Founder, President and author Terry Gips.
Enjoy energizing live performances by Smithsonian Folkways recording artist and “true American troubadour” Larry Long and award-winning singer-songwriter-actress Mari Harris. Be part of this unforgettable evening at historic French Meadow Bakery and Café, the oldest continually operating organic bakery in the US.
- 5 pm Reception on French Meadow’s beautiful garden patio where you can connect with Frances Moore Lappé and other leaders over appetizers and drinks
- 5:45 pm Organic, Gluten-Free Buffet Dinner featuring some of the best of French Meadow’s culinary creations, including locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients; No Host Cash Bar
- 6:30 pm Program with a welcome from elected leaders, followed by the talks and music
- 8:45 pm Dessert Social and Book Signing where you can indulge in delicious French Meadow desserts while getting to meet Frances Moore Lappé and get them personally signed (books will be available for purchase)
There are only 150 tickets available for this unique gathering, so please register as soon as possible.