About Meat Free Mondays
Much of the meat we consume – including British meat – is from animals raised on feed grown in areas where rainforest has been cleared. So just by eating a rainforest-free diet you’ll be helping to save our beautiful planet. By eating local food, and eating less poor quality meat, we are becoming part of a movement to prevent climate change.
Our Meat Free Monday campaign is aiming to work in Manchester to reduce the consumption of poor quality meat, and encouraging the city to start eating local food.
At present much of the food we eat is imported from other parts of the world, but living on local food would benefit the communities around us – as well as reducing the air miles of our food. It’s also cheaper to eat local, but the government gives £700 million of taxpayers money to big food businesses, which is why it is cheaper for shops to import food instead.