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Granite Schools Try Vegetarian Lunches

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Utah’s largest school district has gone meatless every Monday during October as part of an initiative to introduce kids to more diverse diets. The decision in Granite School District was made in concert with First Lady Michelle Obama’s healthy eating campaign, Let’s Move! As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, the school district says the idea is to introduce new dishes and healthy alternatives to meat, rather than encourage kids to be vegetarian.

(KCPW News) Utah’s largest school district has gone meatless every Monday during October as part of an initiative to introduce kids to more diverse diets. The decision in Granite School District was made in concert with First Lady Michelle Obama’s healthy eating campaign, Let’s Move! As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, the school district says the idea is to introduce new dishes and healthy alternatives to meat, rather than encourage kids to be vegetarian.

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    I am happy to see more people attempting to change the way we think about food and what we are consuming– Consumers have the right to know where their food comes from and how animals are treated before they reach their plates. This is a good, short video to watch about this topic: MeatVideo.com. Or visit ChooseVeg.com for more information on adapting a more compassionate lifestyle.

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