Make it a Habit, Label Reading

Make it a Habit! Label Reading

April 8, 2015

Studies show that it takes three weeks to create a new habit. Some decisions to change our habits can happen in a moment. Others develop over time. I remember when I became a vegetarian many decades ago – it was the first time I had to cook Thanksgiving dinner on my own. Wrestling with that… » Read more

Joyce de Brevannes takes the Non-GMO Challenge

Take the Non-GMO Challenge

April 1, 2015

Every April, the Non-GMO Project hosts the Non-GMO Challenge—a month-long photo campaign that invites and unites people across the U.S. and Canada in making promises to avoid GMOs – for a day, for a week, for a month, for good – whatever feels most comfortable. Last year, hundreds of amazing photos were submitted. It was… » Read more

Ron Finley, Sowing Seeds of Change

Sowing Seeds of Change

March 19, 2015

“Food is the problem and food is the solution.” How does your garden grow? Well, if you are Ron Finley, your garden is thriving, not only with beautiful produce and sunflowers, but also with the support of a passionate community. His work is grounded in a very simple thought: “Food is the problem and food… » Read more

Wolaver's Non-GMO Project Verified Beer

St. Paddy’s Day Pub Grub

March 16, 2015

Keeping it Simple on St. Patrick’s Day One of the things I love most about St. Patrick’s Day is that it doesn’t take much planning – at least not in my family. What should we have for dinner? Corned beef and cabbage, maybe some potatoes. Should people bring beverages? Yes, beer. What should we do… » Read more

Non-GMO Hand Pies, St. Patrick's Day Irish Pasty

Easy as Hand Pie

March 12, 2015

Non-GMO On the Go It can be a challenge to find healthy non-GMO choices when you are on the go. So our team at the Non-GMO Project is always looking for tasty options that we can make at home and have ready when hunger strikes. The hearty hand pie, derived from the traditional Cornish pasty… » Read more

Eight Things You Can Do to Fix Our Food, Robyn O'Brien recommends GMO OMG

Eight Things You Can Do to Fix Our Food

March 9, 2015

There are so many good people doing good things to help clean up our food supply. Some do it in a very public way, others work quietly with farmers, on legislation or for children with food allergies. For most of us, we are simply to try to do what we can, where we are, with… » Read more

Newborn baby love

Baby Love

February 16, 2015

Protect Tender Bottoms, Chubby Cheeks and Tiny Toes It’s no secret that in February our thoughts turn to love and truly, there is no deeper love than the innate, unconditional feelings a parent has for a child. Every new parent, upon meeting their newborn for the very first time, experiences the overwhelming instinct to keep… » Read more

GMOs and Safety Concerns, Robyn O'Brien

GMOs and Safety Concerns

January 18, 2015

The end of 2014 was a flurry of activity for the movement to label genetically engineered ingredients (GMOs) in our food. The ballot initiative to label GMOs in Oregon lost by just over 800 votes, and thousands of votes were thrown out.  In D.C., a hearing was held to address a piece of legislation that calls… » Read more

Modern Parents Messy Kids, Happy Green Smoothie

Breakfast: Start Your Day the Non-GMO Way!

January 12, 2015

One of the most common concerns about the prevalence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in North America is whether they are safe for our children and families to eat. GMOs (or “genetically modified organisms”) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering. This relatively new science creates unstable combinations of plant,… » Read more

Westgate family, feeding Robin, kimchi

Welcome to Living Non-GMO!

December 15, 2014

Welcome to Living Non-GMO! Every day at the Non-GMO Project, we hear from people who are worried about the impacts of GMOs and are looking for ways to make safe, healthy choices for themselves and their loved ones. We are deeply inspired by this growing movement of citizens standing up for a sustainable, transparent food… » Read more