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Are Artificial Flavors GMOs?

May 28, 2019

Many of the processed foods that we see on grocery shelves today bear an ingredient label that says “artificially flavored.” Due to the prevalence of artificial additives in the marketplace, one of the questions we are asked most frequently from savvy shoppers is: “Why did I see the word artificial in the ingredients of a… » Read more

Non-GMO Challenge

March 26, 2019

Join us for the Non-GMO Challenge this April! The Non-GMO Challenge is a month-long opportunity to engage with mission-aligned brands who are paving the way to a non-GMO future. Join our online community to create awareness this April! The Challenge serves as an impactful way for all of us to think deeper about where our… » Read more

Non-GMO Month Is Here!

September 27, 2018

Non-GMO Month is here again and we’ve got a lot to celebrate. Stay tuned all month for giveaways, celebrations, and new ways to stay informed on all things non-GMO. With over 50,000 Verified products and over 14,000 Registered Retailers, we are actively changing the scene at the supermarket and showing our commitment to the belief… » Read more

Lessons From the Garden: How I Learned to Grow Non-GMO

June 1, 2017

With the last of winter’s frost behind us and longer, brighter days ahead, it’s the perfect time to start planting the seeds of a non-GMO food supply right in our own backyards. If you’re like me and have never tended to a garden of your own, the idea of home gardening can seem like a… » Read more

Who in the World is Nikolai Vavilov?

May 24, 2017

Wandering around our local farmers’ market in Bellingham, WA last weekend, I stumbled on a food vendor called “Café Vavilov.” Their stand was small and their menu was inconspicuously written in black marker on a scroll of brown butcher paper, but the vibrant hues and varied textures displayed in their dishes instantly drew my attention…. » Read more

We did it! Non-GMO Month 2015

November 6, 2015

Non-GMO Month 2015 Sets New Records, Generates Further Awareness My mom doesn’t spend time on Facebook. She doesn’t hang out in natural food stores. And she doesn’t usually know how my workday is spent. But during Non-GMO Month, my mother and her friends repeatedly express excitement to see “The Butterfly” in their community, on the… » Read more

A Day for the Honey Bee

August 18, 2015

—Why August 22, 2016 Affects All of Us The buzzing of nearby bees elicits anxiety and fear in some people, an instinctive reaction to avoid getting stung. The annoyance bee-dodging poses to outdoor fun and activities gives our pollinators a bum rap. Did you know that bees are much less aggressive than their reputation suggests? Rather… » Read more

Gratitude

December 1, 2014

A few short months ago, my life changed. I relocated from Los Angeles to begin a new adventure in Bellingham, Washington. While I had visited the Pacific Northwest and lived in Portland, I had never seen the stunning natural beauty of this town, located on a bay between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. Even their motto,… » Read more