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Going Green: Girls Gone Green Advocate For A 'No Meat March'

A local nonprofit working to make the First Coast healthier and greener is hoping you'll remove the meat from your diet for 31 days.The Girls Gone Green are issuing a challenge—it’s called the No Meat March. To sell people on the benefits of a plant-based diet they’re bringing an award-winning documentary to town.

Girls Gone Green founder and CBS 47 meteorologist Julie Watkins and Carly Asse, maker of the acclaimed film UnSupersize Me, joined Melissa Ross on this week's Going Green segment.

You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.