February 28, 2019 - New York Times
Around the country, a handful of day care and early childhood education centers serve vegan food to very young children, including The Scandinavian School of Jersey City, which was inspired to make the change by having students who were already vegan (The Wall Street Journal, in 2016, said veganism gave it a “cool factor”).
Natalie Digate Muth, a pediatrician and registered dietitian in Carlsbad, Calif., said she is surprised to hear about situations in which schools are pushing plant-based diets and the parents are upset, and not the other way around. “I see a lot of patients here in Southern California who went vegan and want their kids to go vegan as well,” she said. “It can work.”