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Plant Power Day

Celebrate Plant Power Day by eating more plants - explore tasty plant-based recipes and enjoy the amazing health benefits of a vegan lifestyle!
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March 7
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Introduction

Celebrate the power of plants on Plant Power Day on March 7! This day is a time to recognize the amazing benefits that plants have for us, and to appreciate all they do. Plants provide food, fuel, oxygen and medicines - just some of the ways we rely on them in our everyday lives. They also give us shelter, help reduce erosion, protect against climate change and make beautiful landscapes!

History of Plant Power Day

Plant Power Day Dates

Plant Power Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Vegetarianism</div><div class='timeline-text'>The concept of vegetarianism began to gain widespread recognition and acceptance during the 1800s.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1944</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>The Vegan Society</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Vegan Society was founded in the UK by Donald Watson, coining the term 'vegan'.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Environmentalism Grows</div><div class='timeline-text'>Environmental activism increased in the 1960s, raising awareness of the plant-based lifestyle's benefits to our planet.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Planet-Based Trends Surge</div><div class='timeline-text'>The plant-based diet trend started to surge globally as a healthy and eco-friendly alternative.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Inaugural Plant Power Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first Plant Power Day was celebrated to recognize the benefits of plants and encourage plant-based diets.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mainstream Plant-based Products</div><div class='timeline-text'>Plant-based products became mainstream in supermarkets, fast food chains and cafes, making them more accessible to everyone.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Plant Power Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Grow your own plants</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Start your own garden with some of your favorite plants. If you're feeling adventurous, try some new plants that you have never grown before. You can start from seed or buy small starters to get your garden going.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plant a tree</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Planting a tree is a great way to show your love for plant power. Make sure you research the type of tree best suited for your climate and location. Give your tree plenty of water and watch it grow!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Cook with plants</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take the time to experiment with different plant-based recipes. Expand your culinary horizons by trying out plant-based dishes like vegan chili, stir fry, or veggie burgers.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a botanical garden</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check out the local botanical gardens in your area to get in touch with nature and observe the amazing variety of plants. Take a stroll through the gardens and take lots of pictures along the way.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Share photos on social media</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Share photos on social media of yourself celebrating Plant Power Day. This is a great way to spread awareness about the importance of plants and their vital role in our lives.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Plant Power Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Plant-based meals are good for the planet</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Eating a plant-based diet is an easy way to reduce your carbon footprint and help protect our planet. Plant-based foods require far fewer resources to produce, so you can feel good about helping the environment while still enjoying delicious meals!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Plants make healthy eating easier</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Getting your recommended daily servings of vegetables, fruits, nuts and grains is much easier when you're focusing on plants! Plant-based diets are full of fiber and essential vitamins and minerals that will keep you feeling healthy and energized all day long.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Plant-powered meals are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The great thing about plant-based eating is that you don't have to sacrifice taste for health benefits! There are so many creative recipes out there that use only natural, wholesome ingredients - so satisfy your cravings with nutritious plant power!</p></div></div>

5 Incredible Facts for Plant Power Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Plants Can Sleep</h3><p class='facts-content'>Recent research has shown that many plants have a ‘sleep’ cycle where they reduce photosynthesis at night and even alter their physical positions similar to a sleeping animal, reinforcing the complexity of their biological processes.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>There are Over 390,000 Plant Species in the World</h3><p class='facts-content'>There are approximately 390,900 known plant species, each manifesting unique adaptations that allow them to survive in various climates and ecosystems around the globe.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Plants Communicate with Each Other</h3><p class='facts-content'>Studies reveal that plants can communicate with each other through their roots system or by releasing chemicals. This inter-plant communication improves their chances of survival against threats like pests or disease.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Certain Plants Clean the Air</h3><p class='facts-content'>NASA's Clean Air Study found that certain indoor plants like snake plants or spider plants can filter out toxic chemicals in the air, improving indoor air quality significantly.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Largest Plant in the World is a Fungus</h3><p class='facts-content'>The largest living organism on the planet by area is a honey fungus in the Blue Mountains of Oregon that covers 3.4 square miles, demonstrating the impressive capacity some plants have for growth and development.</p></div></div>

Plant Power Day FAQs

When is Plant Power Day?

Plant Power Day is celebrated on March 7th every year. In 2024, Plant Power Day will occur on a Thursday.

Plant Power Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Mar 7

Tuesday

2024

Mar 7

Thursday

2025

Mar 7

Friday

2026

Mar 7

Saturday

2027

Mar 7

Sunday

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