The Meatless Monday movement grew by leaps and bounds in 2012! From MorningStar Farms to Sodexo, Oxfam to ABC’s The Chew, organizations, companies and famous faces joined the campaign to promote personal and planetary health. Many showed their support by bringing Meatless Monday to social media: TV personalities and Hollywood stars like Bethenny Frankel, Emily Deschanel, Denise Richards, Constance Marie Lopez and Amy Smart shared the movement with their fans on Twitter, offering motivational support, recipes and tips from their own kitchens. Still others signed on to the Meatless Monday movement by bringing the campaign to their website, workplace, college, community, or the family dinner table.
Check out some of the Movers & Shakers who helped spread the movement in 2012!
“Critics of our food system… feel that we, as a country, eat too much meat, but I think it’s more that we eat too much bad meat. So maybe it’s not so crazy to push down demand just a little bit… The reality of the meat business is that it can’t go on forever the way it is.”