Park City, Utah mayor Andy Beerman is trying a plant-based diet - and encouraging others to join him.
Beerman started his ten-day vegan challenge May 14, and took to Facebook to inform his followers.
He wrote: "I encourage anyone curious to join me for a try."
He has added updates as his challenge has gone on.
He wrote: "Eating requries more planning, but the food has been good and its fun trying some of the alternatives like Almond cheese (surprisingly good), Beyond Meat burgers, and soy ice cream (really good)."
The city representative has also taken time to investigate the impact of food choices on the environment.
He wrote: "Last night we watched Cowspiracy and I would recommend it to everyone.
"Its amazing how our food choices impact the planet.
"Not too late to join the challenge - try it for even just a day or two and let me know what you think."
Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.
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