Little brother and sister siting on the grass together their with lunch boxes.

This School Year, Go Non-GMO for Lunch

August 28, 2022

Here comes the school year! And with it, the creative challenge of what to put in your kids’ lunchboxes. Day after day. For the next 10 months, give or take. It’s no wonder many caregivers struggle to come up with fresh combos of healthy, tasty meals that travel well without refrigeration. We’ve got some fresh… » Read more

A cute brown puppy with a red collar eats food from its overflowing bowl.

The Non-GMO Pet: Why We Verify Products for Your Best Friend

August 18, 2022

Did you know the Non-GMO Project verifies food and wellness products for animals as well as products made for people?  It’s true! Verified food and treats abound, and dogs and cats are common benefactors. There are also other Verified supplies, including pet wipes, supplements and first aid products designed for creatures great and small.  Looking… » Read more

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Are Artificial Flavors GMOs?

December 30, 2020

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 Non-GMO Project… » Read more

Holiday Gift Guide: Last-Minute Gift Ideas to Celebrate the Time We Spend Together 

December 16, 2020

It’s been quite a year. Of course it’s not over yet: Chronologically we still have a few weeks left. When this whole “New Normal” started in the spring, it was heavy on the new and light on the normal. As we head into winter, the barometer has changed — and this holiday season could well… » Read more

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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 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