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Since 2017, the city of Brussels has been working with an NGO, EVA, to bring more vegetarian offerings to public schools, kindergartens, and other institutions. The program is called “Good Food,” and they’re working with about a dozen institutions to train kitchen staff in developing recipes and cooking delicious plant-based food.

Next steps: To really solidify these results, Brussels could make this pilot project permanent, and expand Veggieday to one more day per week by 2020.

What’s next?

To really solidify these results, Brussels could make this pilot project permanent, and expand Veggieday to one more day per week by 2020.

Greenpeace’s global challenge:

Our supporters are challenging cities to race to the top on meat reduction to protect our climate, forests, and water. We aim to have at least 50 cities commit to serving two vegetarian meals (no meat or dairy options) in all public canteens weekly by the end of 2019. We expect to have at least 100 global cities make this or a greater commitment toward less and better meat and more plant-rich meals by 2020.

take action

In October 2019, city mayors affiliated with C40 and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact convened to discuss future policies to address the climate crisis.

More than 200 scientists banded together, urging mayors to adopt ambitious food policies to reduce meat for the climate. 14 mayors signed a commitment to become ‘Good Food Cities’, considerably reducing meat served in their public institutions.

Dozens of cities are taking action. It’s a great start but not nearly enough. Add your name below to receive a Cities Toolkit that will give you step-by-step instructions on how to move your city or school toward Less Meat More Veg.

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