Meatless Monday Articles

Dr. Bob Lawrence
Announces His Plans
for the Future

October 20th, 2014

 

This month, Dr. Bob Lawrence, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) and an early champion of Meatless Monday, was honored at a symposium at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. He will be stepping down as CLF director after more than 18 years. As an emeritus faculty member, he will

It’s Food Day All Week

October 20th, 2014

Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food. This year it will kick off with Meatless Monday on October 20th. Food Day is officially Friday, October 24th, but people will be celebrating all week throughout the United States. The grassroots organization estimates there will be over 7,500

New Study Links
Red Meat with
Increased Mortality

October 13th, 2014

According to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, red meat consumption—largely due to processed meat—has been linked to an increased mortality risk. Eating a lot of red meat may shave as much as two years off your life.

The study, which followed nearly 75,000 Swedes—both male and female,

It’s Columbus Day
& Meatless Monday

October 13th, 2014

Christopher Columbus was looking for a better route for trading and procuring spices. In his attempt to find Asia, he instead found the Americas.

Though Columbus was probably not the first European explorer to reach the Americas, his voyages led to the first lasting European contact with the Americas, which—through a long strand of events

Earthbound Farm
& Meatless Monday
Cook Up Breakfast

October 6th, 2014

 

Earthbound Farm and Meatless Monday have released an e-cookbook The Home Cook Breakfast Book which features delicious breakfast recipes that can be eaten for any meal. This recipe collection hails from eight Meatless Monday bloggers and home cooks who incorporated fresh and frozen Earthbound Farm fruits and vegetables into their Meatless Monday creations.

In August,

Sarasota County
Schools Go
Meatless Monday

October 6th, 2014

As of today, Sarasota County Schools will implement Meatless Monday.This means 52 school cafeterias will forgo the meat and instead offer lunches like hummus and vegetable subs, veggie pasta bake and veggie taco salad.

 

So 42,000 Florida students will be afforded the opportunity to eat better and to learn about the health and

Climate Week NYC
Photo Show

September 29th, 2014

The With or Without
Meat Cookbook
By Jackie Newgent

September 29th, 2014

In the With or Without Meat Cookbook there are two sides to every recipe—veggies up for Meatless Monday, meat up for another day. But either way you flip it this cookbook is a healthy, whole food, flavor-forward collection compiled with the diabetic in mind. Though you need not be diabetic to enjoy what this collection

People’s Climate March
Embraces
Meatless Monday

September 22nd, 2014

On Sunday, the efforts of over 1,000 organizations and 300,000 participants coalesced into what was the biggest US climate change demonstration to date, the People’s Climate March. Transforming the landscape into a sea of floats and banners, the crowd gathered to courier the message that action needs to be taken. Organizations such as Avaaz, the

Fed Up Takes On
the American Diet

September 22nd, 2014

The team behind Fed Up would like you to take part in the Fed Up Back-To-School Challenge and they’d also like to invite you to a party—a Fed Up viewing party on September 22 and afterward you can participate in a live q&a where the Fed Up team will field your questions via Facebook.

Climate Week NYC Embraces
Meatless Monday

September 15th, 2014

The United Nations Climate Summit will meet in New York on September 23 to discuss actionable plans to fight climate change, during Climate Week NYC.

Why is Meatless Monday involved? Because practicing MM is good for the environment. When you reduce your meat intake, you minimize water usage because the production of beef

Meat Free Monday
Launches Pledge Drive
for UN Climate Summit

September 15th, 2014

On September 8th, Paul, Stella and Mary McCartney joined the Honorable Greg Barker, Climate Advisor to David Cameron, to launch a Meat Free Monday Climate pledge drive. Greg Barker, who has personally supported Meat Free Monday since the start of the year said: “Giving up meat one day a week is more than just a symbolic

Cleveland City Mayor Signs a Meatless Monday Resolution

September 8th, 2014

At the end of August, the city of Cleveland passed a Meatless Monday resolution, much thanks to the legwork of councilman and sponsor Joe Cimperman, MM advocates like Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Roxanne Sukol, and the signature of Mayor Frank Jackson.

The resolution states: “the City of Cleveland recognizes the benefits of a diet high

Meatless Monday Reaches the Kids

September 8th, 2014

School is back in session and, in many schools, so is Meatless Monday.

School systems such as the Oakland Unified School District in California, the Ann Arbor Public Schools in Michigan, and the Kansas City Public Schools of Kansas have all implemented Meatless Monday programs.

Now Meatless Monday is in hundreds of public and private

International Culinary Center Goes Meatless

September 1st, 2014

Our friends at the International Culinary Center (ICC) are headed to Expo Milano 2015. And Chef Candy Argondizza offered us a Q&A so that we could talk about the expo, ICC, and Meatless Monday.

Meatless Monday: What do you see as the three key reasons for the success of ICC?  And what do you see