Let's try Meatless Mondays in Oregon schools

Joshua Welch, Eugene Weekly:

Last year Baltimore City Schools launched the program “Meatless Mondays,” a program created by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. While they haven’t gotten off the cheese, Baltimore students aren’t eating meat at school on Mondays. Baltimore officials claimed they launched the program to address childhood obesity, but it will obviously also help address the climate crisis. What do you say, 4J?

We could and should do much more than just Meatless Mondays in our schools. Our state and local governments should work hard to create programs and incentives for Oregonians to support sustainable plant-based agriculture. We need bold leadership and we need it now.

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