Living Non-GMO Skincare Mask Ingredients, Non-GMO Project Verified Oats, Honey, Yogurt

Happy Valentine’s Day to Me

February 7, 2017

“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson It is important to take the time and make the effort to do nice things for one’s self. For many of us, daily demands make it too easy to put ourselves at the end of the line, rather… » Read more

Look for the Butterfly at the Meat Counter

August 30, 2016

The approved FSIS Non-GMO Project Verified Seal is vertical instead of the traditional horizontal verification mark to distinguish the products that carry it. Recently, the Food Safety and Inspection (FSIS) branch of the USDA issued new guidance around GMO claims for meat, poultry and liquid eggs. What does this mean for you? You may see… » Read more

United Plates of America

The United Plates of America

July 15, 2016

UPDATE:  President Obama signed S 764 on July 29th, 2016 (this blog was originally published on July 15th, 2016). On July 14th, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congress’ National Bioengineered Labeling Bill, dubbed by supporters of transparency as the DARK (“Deny Americans the Right to Know”) Act. In absolute defiance of the will… » Read more

Living Non-GMO Bill of Rights

Living Non-GMO “Bill of Rights”

July 4, 2016

I’ve been working with the Project for two years now, and it has been truly inspiring to witness the impact we are having on our food supply. From brands to retailers to YOU, together we are making great strides towards building a non-GMO future. In celebration of Independence Day and Vermont’s labeling law taking effect, I started thinking about freedom… » Read more

Non-GMO Project Verified

The DARK Act: What’s Next?

February 21, 2016

In what is perhaps the biggest blow ever to the Right to Know movement, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1599 (275-150) in the Summer of 2015 (the bill was dubbed the “Deny Americans the Right to Know”—or DARK— Act). This sweeping bill would prohibit any current or future state law requiring GMO labeling,… » 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

Scratch and Peck Feeds Why Labels Matter

Why Labels Matter: You Are What Your Animals Eat

July 30, 2015

Arriving at the Farmers Market, I glance around—smiling faces, colorful displays and a chorus of acrobatic-inspired laughter greets me as I arrive. The desire to ‘Buy Local’ taps me on the shoulder and leads me down the aisle to peruse the available products. Searching for eggs and meat, I begin to wonder what those local animals’ lives… » Read more

Thank you for your Non-GMO Challenge Commitments!

Every Non-GMO Decision Makes a Difference

May 18, 2015

YOU are one in a million! As we approach ONE MILLION fans on Facebook, it seemed to be the perfect opportunity to pause and reflect with gratitude…and then we got really energized! Why? Because it is obvious to us that the non-GMO movement is now stronger than ever before; and the people involved – YOU!… » Read more

Growing a non-GMO Baby, Megan Westgate

Growing a Non-GMO Baby

May 8, 2015

As I prepare to celebrate my second Mother’s Day as a mom, my heart is full of gratitude for the opportunity to do work that supports the health and wellbeing of future generations. How we take care of our bodies and our earth are intimately related, and how we bring children into the world is… » 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