Grenoble, France - Less Meat More Veg - Greenpeace - Less Meat More Veg - Greenpeace
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In November 2018, the city of Grenoble, France has moved forward by offering two vegetarian menus per week in their school canteens. In terms of shared mobility and sustainable transport, Grenoble is first in class. Now it is turning its efforts toward ecological food.

The mayor also wants to move all procurement in the city to 100% local organic by 2020. This is already the case for half of the products that school children currently consume in the municipality. Other cities, like Echirolles or Saint-Martin-d’Hères on the outskirts, have followed the example of the metropolis.

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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