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Meatless Mondays And Vegan Lunch Option Set To Make New York Students Healthier

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced the news at PS 1 in Sunset Park, stating that starting next spring, 15 Brooklyn schools w…

Looks like New York keeps getting more and more compassionate by the day! Recently, we shared the exciting news that New York state has officially banned the use of elephants for live entertainment, signed by Governor Cuomo and now 15 schools in Brooklyn are going to participate in public health initiative, Meatless Mondays!

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced the news at PS 1 in Sunset Park, stating that starting next spring, 15 Brooklyn schools will serve, healthy, all-vegetarian breakfasts and lunch menus every Monday!

The schools will offer a variety of options, such as spinach wraps, vegetarian chili, roasted chickpea tagine, black bean quesadillas, crispy tofu, zucchini parmigiana and margarita pizza. Nice!

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray will also participate in the Meatless Mondays in their Gracie Mansion residence. “Cutting back a little on meat will help make our City healthier and our planet stronger for generations to come,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio about the initiative.

The news comes on the heels of The Coalition for Healthy School Food (CHSF), announcing they have worked with the city’s department of education to introduce a vegan lunch optionto 1,200 New York City public schools.

Read on: Major Win! 15 Brooklyn Schools Are Going Meatless on Mondays – and So Is Mayor de Blasio | One Green Planet






 

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