Veguary for the Environment

The month of February has become “Veguary” for hundreds of people around the world. A combination of the words vegetarian and February, Veguary describes a new trend to “pledge to be a veg,” or to commit to eliminating or reducing meat eating habits for one month each year. Initiated by three students at Manhattan’s Abraham Joshua Heschel School, Veguary is gaining popularity around the world as it encourages awareness of the environmental and health problems that can be caused by overconsumption of meat. Read more about Veguary and find a lesson plan, complete with Jewish texts, at

1 Reply to "Veguary for the Environment"

  • The Beet-Eating Heeb
    February 8, 2012 (11:46 am)

    Yasher Koach to the three students at the Heschel School for coming up with this creative way of educating people about the environmental impacts of their food choices!

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