THE OMD BEET   |   News you can't beet from One Meal a Day   |  Feb.13, 2019
“Every aspect of our lives is, in a sense, a vote for the kind of world we want to live in.”
— Frances Moore Lappé
News from OMD
Did you catch this piece in NPR last week? They’re speaking our love language of progress, not perfection! “Now, the goal isn't to get everyone to go vegetarian or vegan — just to choose plant-based options more often.” But, to invite people in, celebrating flavor is the key to stoke the appetites of the plant-curious. As John Stanton, a professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia said, "It's a much bigger market for people who want to engage in delicious."

Speaking of love, Cupid is officially in the building, so in this month’s edition of the OMD Beet, we’re putting love on the menu. Keep reading for what to make, dig, watch, and do this month.
Make This
Love is on the Menu
This Valentine’s Day, take a plant-based approach to an evening of romance — we’ve spiked this menu with some aphrodisiacs.
 
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Dig This
How a 49-Year-Old Woman Saved Her Own Life
Janet Raycraft was diagnosed with early-onset coronary artery disease. Years later, she tells the story of what cured her — and it wasn’t medication.
 
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Watch This
Meet the Truthful Waiter
What would happen if your waiter was really honest about your order ... would you change what you eat? We put the theory to the test. One hired actor. 10 hidden cameras. 12 unsuspecting customers. Can you guess what comes next?
 
WATCH VIDEO
Do This
OMD Webinar: How to Get Plant-Based Foods on Restaurant Menus and in K-12 Schools
Do you love eating out but can’t find healthy, veg-friendly menus in your neighborhood? Or, is your local K-12 school cafeteria a sad state of affairs full of mystery meats and greasy pizza? We’ve got you covered! Join us on February 27 at 12pm PST for a special webinar to support you in creating change. We’ll be breaking down the basics of how to approach getting more healthy plant-based options in your community. Sign up today!
 
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Ready to Take Action?
Help us make plant-based eating more accessible to all! Download our Restaurant Toolkit to see how you can advocate to change menus in your community.
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On Our Radar
Our Founder, Suzy Amis Cameron’s Red Carpet Green Dress celebrates 10 years! Check out the exciting news about who’ll be rockin’ the climate-forward couture this year at the Oscars...
 
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