public schools

Inspired by New York City Schools Going Meatless Monday? Here’s How Your School Can Join the Movement

March 18th, 2019

New York City schools, the largest public school system in the world, will launch Meatless Monday for all 1.1 million students beginning this fall. Students will have access to an all-vegetarian breakfast and lunch every Monday

NYC Expands Meatless Monday to All Schools — Reaching 1.1 Million Students Every Week

March 11th, 2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced that Meatless Monday will be expanded to all New York City public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 school year

Celebrate Men’s Health Month: Q & A with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

June 11th, 2018

Mr. Adams sat down with Meatless Monday to discuss his very personal journey to a plant-based diet and his commitment to educate Brooklynites and the world about the connection between diet and health

New York City Mayor Announces Meatless Monday School Program to Tackle Climate Change and Obesity

October 30th, 2017

This week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that 15 public schools will offer Meatless Monday as part of a pilot program, with the potential to expand throughout the school system. Every Monday, students in the pilot will enjoy breakfast and lunch menus featuring meatless meals. De Blasio also added a personal commitment to start the practice at Gracie Mansion, his official residence “…we are now going to be instituting Meatless Mondays as well…We’re starting a new habit and I’m looking forward to it.”