Free Library program teaches how to back off the burgers

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    Meatless Monday is a global movement that launched in 2003 with a simple message: once a week

    Meatless Monday is a global movement that launched in 2003 with a simple message: once a week

    As we head into outdoor barbecue season, if your grilling tastes trend towards the meaty, a new program at the Free Library of Philadelphia wants to expand your horizons.

    Already at play in Baltimore and other cities, Meatless Mondays are now being adopted by the Philadelphia School District.

     

    As part of its new Culinary Literacy Center, featuring a million-dollar kitchen, the Free Library will start Meatless Monday events June 9 with cooking demonstrations and talks about healthy eating.   

    Liz Fitzgerald, culinary literacy specialist, and Rachel Atcheson from their partner in the program, the Humane League, described the program and its goals to NewsWorks Tonight’s Dave Heller. 

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