“It’s the best thing about Monday! (And Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)!” – James Hooper
James Hooper is the Director/Founder of Fortify Café, a vegetarian and vegan eatery in Maidstone, Kent.
“Vegetables are by far the most important food group, infinitely less expensive to produce than animal protein. I love meat but eating a little is good for me and the planet!”
Darina Allen is an Irish chef, teacher, food writer, newspaper columnist, cookbook author and television presenter. She owns the Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co Cork, Ireland, which is situated on an organically run farm.
Claremont High School Academy
“Meat Free Monday is an opportunity to be adventurous with our food and offer a wide range of vegetarian options for a variety of students with different palates.”
Peter Georghiades is Assistant Headteacher at Claremont High School Academy.
“To damage other humans, animals and the planet that we depend on just to satisfy our trivial lust for meat … is that the kind of humans that we want to be?”
Mickey Gjerris is an Associate Professor in Bioethics at the University of Copenhagen and has published peer reviewed articles in international journals on areas such as ethics, animal welfare and agriculture. He is a member of the Danish Ethical Council which supervises the Danish Parliament in ethical matters.