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

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In Praise of Feasting: The Magic of Coming Together for Meals

December 30, 2019

This is the in-between time. A one week lull between holiday blow-outs 1 and 2. While our individual traditions and beliefs may vary, some persistent themes dominate the season: we gather indoors with friends and family, and we eat. There is power in that simple act. Regardless of the Happy Holidays and Merry Whatevers, there… » Read more

Veterans Cultivate More Than Produce at Growing Veterans

November 12, 2018

Situated in the northwestern corner of Washington state, a three acre farm is a refuge for the ex-service members who run Growing Veterans, a Lynden-based nonprofit. The modest plot of land primarily produces hops, honey, and garlic—but Growing Veterans cultivates much more than just crops. The organization helps veterans plant roots in their community, providing… » Read more

Ten Exciting Non-GMO Month Wins

November 9, 2018

The Non-GMO Project’s eighth Non-GMO Month was a success thanks to the amazing support of our retailers, brands, and you! As always, we had so much fun celebrating our right to choose non-GMO. For us, this means taking the time to appreciate the farmers growing our food and tending the soil, the retailers working diligently… » Read more

spooky Halloween GMOs

It’s Alive: Spooky GMOs for Halloween

October 26, 2018

  Frankenfish The AquAdvantage salmon is the first genetically engineered animal available for purchase in North America. The mad scientists at AquaBounty Technologies spliced it together with parts from the Atlantic salmon, Chinook salmon, and the Ocean pout to produce a GMO fish that grows scary fast. The modified salmon is currently sold completely unlabeled… » Read more

The Growing Corporate Control of Our Seed Supply

October 9, 2018

At the Non-GMO Project, we believe that by encouraging a non-GMO seed supply, we are supporting the restoration of traditional seed breeding and the right of farmers to save and plant their own seeds and grow varieties of their choice. Open the full infographic to read the story.

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Non-GMO Project!

February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Non-GMO Project! In appreciation of your support, we’re spreading the love by sharing one of our favorite cupcake recipes from our resident baker. Gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan, these cupcakes are a yummy, allergy friendly dessert for your sweetheart or little ones. They can be eaten on their own, or filled… » Read more

Non-GMO Holiday Meal Essentials

December 7, 2017

To celebrate this season of togetherness, gratitude, and gatherings filled with food, we’ve teamed up with our Education and Outreach Sponsor WOODSTOCK to bring you a holiday guide for GMO avoidance. Whether your serving up a meal for twenty or simply want to integrate non-GMO choices into your diet this winter, this infographic has got… » Read more

Your Guide to a Non-GMO Halloween

October 13, 2017

Ensure your Halloween goodie bag isn’t filled with GMO tricks! Use this educational guide to make an informed choice about which candies to avoid during this frightfully festive season.  

Tips for Packing a Non-GMO Lunchbox

August 22, 2017

One of the best things about starting a new school year is the opportunity to develop new habits. The classroom is organized, desks are clean, and your child’s backpack is full of untouched school supplies. All of these are reminders of the fresh start that comes with being another grade older.  Make the most of… » Read more