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Village Of Longevity

We follow a thing on facebook called  Meat Free Monday , which is run by Paul McCartney (not that we are fans), but we borrowed the idea for a community cafe - which we ran with our friends, Sheila & Margaret for a few months until we all found it too tiring with everything else we do...  This is the idea behind meat free days: The UK’s Food Climate Research Network suggests that food production from farm to fork is responsible for between 20-30 percent of global green house gas emissions.  Livestock production is responsible for around half of these emissions. The more meat we produce and eat the bigger that carbon footprint will get. A sustainable future demands that we cut down - and yet between 1961 and 2007 the world population increased by a factor of 2.2, but meat consumption quadrupled, and poultry consumption increased 10-fold. As a result the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has concluded that the livestock sector is ‘one of the top two or thre