Meatless Monday Articles

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

South San Francisco Unified School District Joins Meatless Monday

September 1st, 2014

South San Francisco Unified School District recently announced they will participate in Meatless Monday.

Thanks to efforts by the local Humane Society, elementary and middle school kids will be served up a healthy lunch and a little education in smart and sustainable eating.

Now Monday lunches will be exclusively meat-free, featuring items like bean burritos

Healthy Cookout:
Go Meatless,
Keep the Grill Marks

August 25th, 2014

 

Give your favorite veggies the sweet, smoky flavor that only grilling can produce. Labor Day is around the corner, and here’s how to move Meatless Monday out from the kitchen and onto the grill.

The first thing you’ll need are ideas, and we have plenty of them. On the Meatless Monday Summer Cookout

Milwaukee Institute
of Art & Design
Goes Meatless Monday

August 25th, 2014

The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, founded in 1974, has about 700 full-time students at any given time. Students pursue educational tracks such as in the visual arts from fine art, to interior architecture and design, to photography, print, and sculpture. And now they are offering a new “course” in healthy eating.

Milwaukee Institute

Milton Glaser Creates
a Logo for
Climate Change

August 18th, 2014

To put a face on climate change, Milton Glaser, a renowned graphic designer revealed a new logo—a green disk being swallowed by an ominous, smoky gradient.

In 1977, Milton Glaser created the iconic “I [heart] NY” logo that made him famous. At the time NY was nearly bankrupt and overridden with crime. The logo

New Study Confirms
Continued Rise
of the Flexitarian Diet

August 18th, 2014

According to a new study from Datamonitor Consumer conducted in 24 countries, a third of global consumers are cutting back on meat. This confirms the findings of the April 2014 Meatless Monday study conducted by FGI Research—there is a growing dietary trend toward flexitarianism.

Flexitarians actively seek to reduce the amount of meat

Is China Ready for
Meatless Monday?

August 11th, 2014

Meat production has been pointed to as one of the biggest sources of the pollution that is disrupting the global climate.

As a country, China consumes about two times more meat than the U.S. And meat consumption in China has been increasing steadily over the last half century. It’s more than doubled since

US News and Report
Gives a Nod to
Meatless Monday

August 11th, 2014

Many flock to popular social media outlet, Pinterest, for the latest and greatest from fashion to food.  And according to US News and World Report, the platform can also be useful in budgeting, saving, organizing, and generating DIY or meal ideas.

When it’s used to curate and search Meatless Monday recipes, well then it’s satisfying

New Study Reveals the Carbon Footprint
of Meat-Eaters, Vegetarians & Vegans

August 4th, 2014

Climate Week NYC is less than two months away. And as governments, businesses and individuals will gather to focus on ways to find low carbon solutions, one answer is right on our plate. Quite simply: eat less meat.

According to a study from Oxford University, as reported by the Washington Post, the difference

Paul McCartney & MFM
Celebrate 5 years;
Offer Fans A Cameo

August 4th, 2014

Meat Free Monday—Meatless Monday’s friend with a British accent—turns 5 this year. To mark the occasion and promote the cause, Paul McCartney and Meat Free are making a music video to go along with the Meat Free Monday song. And they’ve opened up an opportunity for you to be a part of the video—share

Zucchini: a Delicious,
Versatile Summer

July 28th, 2014

Zucchini—you summer squash, you courgette, you flowering fruit who is treated like a vegetable—you are loved. This time of year, gardens and farmers’ markets alike are replete with zucchinis. And how nice that such a versatile vegetable is such a great source of folate, potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. The zucchini is the subject of countless