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Earth Day At The Crossroads

April 22, 2020

On April 22, 2020, we observe the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the birthday of the modern environmental movement. In the half-century since the inception of Earth Day, billions of people have taken part in activities around the world, a clamoring for action that drove the formation of groundbreaking government regulations, including the National… » Read more

Special Screening of “Modified”: Celebrating Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

April 15, 2020

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Non-GMO Project is partnering with Women’s Voice magazine to bring you the inspiring 2017 film, “Modified.” Canadian gardener and filmmaker Aube Giroux explores her family’s love of growing and sharing food, inspired by her late mother, Jali. Jali Giroux’s passion for possibilities of their home garden… » Read more

Sow Greenery, Grow Sanity

April 10, 2020

Springtime is when the green thumbs amongst us dust off our overalls, grab our spades and head outdoors. In these times of uncertainty, it’s a balm to the soul to see the natural world going about its spring business. There are as many ways to bring that peace and predictability into our own lives as… » Read more

Notes on a Crisis

April 2, 2020

“In times of crisis, seemingly impossible ideas suddenly become possible.” -Naomi Klein We’re living through a period of upheaval, the full scale of which is, as yet, uncertain. It has — or will — affect everyone; it has — or will — be everywhere. Generosity and inspiring acts of kindness are occurring alongside fear and… » Read more

Welcome to the Pandemic. I’m Here to Walk Your Dog.

March 19, 2020

Life changed drastically for many North Americans this week. We saw it happening in other parts of the world, and we thought… well, we thought whatever we thought. Now those changes have arrived on our shores. We’re practicing social distancing to limit the spread of coronavirus. This is imperative to save lives, and it’s not… » Read more

Back to Basics

March 16, 2020

Downloadable Resources The ABCs of GMOs is available as a downloadable poster and in storybook form! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for details. Do You Know Your GMOs? During the month of February, we went back to basics with the #DoYouKnowYourGMOs campaign, highlighting some of the most important creatures and concepts that impact… » Read more

Shoppers and Brands Agree: We Want Proof It’s Non-GMO!

March 9, 2020

It’s not just grocery shoppers who are looking for Non-GMO Project Verified products — the brands you know and trust look for the Butterfly when they source ingredients too! As shoppers demand more transparency from food brands, brands are in turn demanding more transparency and more documentation from their suppliers. For the supply chain participants… » Read more

CRISPR on the Move: From Mailbox to Icebox

March 4, 2020

Last week’s blog, The CRISPR Revolution, closed with the enticing statement: Join us next week to find out where CRISPR technology can show up in your house! Spoiler alert: it’s unlikely to be hiding under your bed, or to jump out at you from a darkened corner. So far, the most common place to find… » Read more

The CRISPR Revolution

February 28, 2020

The gene editing tool known as CRISPR-Cas9 (CRISPR to its friends) was featured on several “top breakthroughs of the decade” lists as the 2020s came into view. It has been ogled for a broad spectrum of uses, from groundbreaking medical treatments to doubling animals’ muscle mass. One of CRISPR’s creators, Jennifer Doudna, predicts the most… » Read more

Looking ahead, Part 2

January 29, 2020

Welcome to the 20s. Let’s Roar. A century ago, the Roaring 20s ushered in an era of innovation, prosperity, cultural and societal change. These movements were not a choreographed affair, heading neatly in one direction. They surged this way and that, pushing against the boundaries of how life had been before the First World War…. » Read more