August 14th, 2017

Baltimore’s Vegan Restaurant Week

After a successful Meatless Monday event, Baltimore is now getting ready for an entire week of plant-based goodness! From August 18-26, Baltimore will hold its first ever Vegan Restaurant Week with dozens of restaurants participating. In addition to bringing together its celebrated diverse community, the event aims to “increase the awareness, benefits and accessibility of a plant-based diet through a fun, innovative and community-based experience across multiple neighborhoods.”

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Meatless Monday on the Foodservice Conference Trail at NACUFS 2017

Nashville, Tennessee recently hosted the annual conference of the National Association of College & University Foodservice. The three-day event convened over 1,000 college and university campus dining professionals and industry partners for inspirational learning, idea and product sharing, collaboration, and peer-to-peer networking. Many of the 334 exhibitors promoted their plant-forward services and products

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Dinner Recipe of the Week

Mother Jones

More Doctors Are Warning Patients to Eat Less MeatA number of mainstream medical groups now endorse vegetarian (or vegetarian-ish) diets

Beans vs Beef

Eating Beans to Reduce GasA new study shows replacing beef with beans in our diets could drastically reduce greenhouse gases.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower Is the New Kale“Cauliflower’s moved from the boring side dish, and now we’re seeing it take on a starring role.”

NRDC

NRDC Report Concludes a Reduction in Beef Consumption Tied to Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions“Whether we realize it or not, Americans have been fighting greenhouse gas emissions with their forks.”

Flexitarianism

Flexitarianism Predicted as Key Food Trend for 2017According to Whole Foods, flexitarianism – eating predominantly, but not strictly, vegetarian – is going to be one of the biggest food trends of 2017.