Meatless Monday Articles
July 5th, 2010
You probably know that reducing your meat consumption can cut your risk of chronic preventable diseases, and can lessen your impact on the environment – but did you know it can save you money as well? Whether at home, in supermarkets or in restaurants, starting the week by going meatless can really boost your budget!
June 28th, 2010
The Meatless Monday movement has found a home in America’s heartland. The First Universalist Church of Wichita, Kansas is spreading healthy, responsible eating through monthly Meatless Monday potlucks, readings and discussion. This community in the middle of beef country is changing diets and minds one delicious bite at a time
June 21st, 2010
As the Meatless Monday movement spreads across the nation, each state finds their own way of embracing the campaign. Meatless Monday has received a warm welcome in The Aloha State, where locals and vacationers alike look forward to starting the week with healthy Hawaiian fare
June 14th, 2010
The mayor of Croatia’s capital city has signed a declaration making Mondays meatless, bringing a better understanding of healthy eating to citizens of all ages.
June 7th, 2010
A strong article by renowned Washington Post reporter Jane Black chronicles the remarkable growth of our movement. From Taiwan to Brazil, UC Davis to Baltimore Public Schools, and in offices, restaurants and homes around the globe, people are cutting meat one day a week for their health and the health of the planet
May 31st, 2010
Japan has become the latest country to embrace the growing Meatless Monday movement! Students at four of Japan’s Ivy League colleges are hosting monthly ‘Veggie Monday’ parties to encourage the country to try more plant-based options
May 31st, 2010
For the past 30 years, Bloomingfoods Market & Deli has been feeding Southern Indiana. Aside from the co-op’s isles of fresh, whole food, Bloomingfoods nourishes the community by purchasing from local sources and offering cooking, gardening and health classes. In May the market added another component to their health outreach by committing to a Meatless Monday.
May 17th, 2010
Schools nationwide are using Meatless Monday to teach students healthy habits. Oakland Unified School District in California has just joined the growing movement by bringing Meatless Monday to their 85 elementary and middle schools!
May 10th, 2010
When it comes to meatless meals, it seems that some of us are still concerned about getting enough protein. Fortunately, going meatless one day a week can actually improve your protein intake!
May 10th, 2010
Given that celebrity chef Mario Batali is better known for his relationship with prosciutto than parsnips, last week’s announcement that all 14 of his restaurants are offering Meatless Monday options came as a surprise to many. The story has spread far and wide, as people of all culinary persuasions congratulate the chef for offering flexible choices that fit into a healthy lifestyle
May 3rd, 2010
No stranger to boar sausage, or to a finely braised veal shank, Mario Batali isn’t the first person that comes to mind when you think about vegetables. And that’s what’s so interesting about Batali’s decision to embrace Meatless Monday in all of his 14 restaurants across the country. With this simple gesture, Mario sends the message that we can start the week right by eating our veggies
April 26th, 2010
In last Monday’s episode of the teen series 10 Things I Hate About You, protagonist Kat Stratford learns about the link between meat and public health. She decides to take action and have a Meatless Monday. By centering a scripted plot on the campaign, 10 Things has shown that Meatless Monday has truly entered the American lexicon!
April 19th, 2010
Our academic partner, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has served as our scientific backer since our inception in 2003. On April 12th, John Hopkins further touted the benefits of going meatless on Monday by bringing the campaign to their hospital cafeteria.
April 12th, 2010
San Francisco is known for touting innovative cuisine and healthy lifestyles. This past week, the city by the bay raised the bar in both arenas by becoming the first Meatless Monday city! The resolution passed by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors ensures that residents will gain greater access to healthy, meatless options while learning about the connection between what they eat and their health
April 5th, 2010
In this month’s issue of Martha Stewart’s Body & Soul magazine, author Jenny Rosenstrach tells readers how the Meatless Monday pledge helped her make more healthful choices. She offers tips on how to create fun meatless meals and encourages all of us to take the pledge!