Green Newton Endorses Plant-Forward Schools Initiative

Green Newton has endorsed the Plant-Forward Schools Initiative, a statewide climate awareness and mitigation effort initiated by a committee of Needham climate activists.

The initiative is advocating for the following changes to the Massachusetts nutritional standards for school food programs:

  1. Implementation of statewide Meatless Mondays
  2. Removal of processed meats from school menus
  3. Reduction in the amount of red meat served per week

More here