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 pledging to cut meat one day a week for their health and the health of the planet.
The article details the rising Meatless Monday movement and the meat industry’s reaction, both in public appeals and government lobbying. The article has spread far and wide. In fact, countless bloggers and notable sources such as NBC, The Star Tribune and The Denver Post have picked up and repackaged the message. Further, Facebook fans are sharing the news as well; over 1,500 have linked their friends to the article so far!
The popularity of Meatless Monday with the media only goes to show that the campaign is an easy, approachable way for people all over the world to make conscious choices about what they eat. Meatless Monday is becoming a household name as more and more individuals, schools and cities take health in to their own hands and embrace a diverse, nutritious diet.