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Ghent Belgium – First City Goes Vegetarian One Day a Week

Posted By eric On May 20, 2009 @ 11:13 pm In Environment,Food,Interesting,Sustainable | 7 Comments

veggie-dayA poster advertising “Veggie Day” shows a sailor rowing an aubergine

This is simply an amazing story.  An entire city in Belgium is now going vegetarian one day a week.  All civil servants and public officials have elected to go veg one day a week to reduce their carbon footprint.  Eventually they plan to roll this out to the schools in September.  Great job Ghent, you set the example for others to follow.  Bravo!

read the story on BBC

Thank you to our long time friend and wannaveg supporter, Cary Canning for sending us the good news.


Author Information -  During his spare time Eric writes for and maintains wannaveg.com. For his day job he works for an electronics company in San Diego, CA. Eric has been a vegetarian for about 10 years and believes that going 'green' and reducing meat consumption go hand-in-hand.



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