Girl Scout Troop Wins Award for Recruiting Meatless Monday Restaurants

July 15th, 2013

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Residents of Glen Cove, Long Island, NY will now find it easier to enjoy Meatless Monday in their area thanks to Girl Scout Troop 1844. The troop recruited more than a dozen area restaurants to feature meatless options on their menus every Monday in July.

Their innovative project won the troop a Bronze Award in Girl Scouting for “learning, adopting and publicizing Meatless Monday” – all for a healthy cause. This impressive win caught the eye of the local editor, who singled out Girl Scouts Troop 1844 in a recent article.

The eateries include: Amalfi, American Café, Glen Cove Bagel Café, Cedar Creek Grille, Delicious Pizza, Downtown Café, Glen Cover Diner, La Bussola, La Ginestra, Marras, Page One, Sweet Tomato, and Stango’s.

You too can scout out restaurants to join the Meatless Monday movement. Get your favorite hometown eateries on board by telling them how easy it is to join up. They don’t have to eliminate meat from their menus. On Mondays, they can feature a new meatless special or simply highlight a non-meat dish already on the menu. Suggest that they check out real menus from Meatless Monday restaurant partners to see how others have offered diners tasty meatless alternatives. has plenty of helpful tips on how to get restaurants going.  For starters, download our Restaurant Toolkit.

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