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Does Your Back-to-School List Include Meatless Monday?

August 26th, 2019

It’s back to school time. For many students that means back to Meatless Monday time, because more and more schools are observing Meatless Monday

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

K-12 News: 95 School Districts and 15 Brooklyn Public Schools Join Meatless Monday

September 10th, 2018

Students heading back to school will see big changes in the dining hall on Mondays. In two separate forward-thinking initiatives, Meatless Monday is launching in 95 school districts in the northeastern U.S. and in 15 schools in Brooklyn, New York. Students and staff will learn about the benefits of choosing a plant-based meal on Mondays

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.”