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

Welcome to the 20s. Let’s Roar.

January 14, 2020

Illustration by Melissa Waddell 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. At the… » Read more

Non-GMO seedless Watermelon

That Watermelon Isn’t a GMO, But it Might Be a Mutant!

August 21, 2019

Now that summer is in full swing in North America, people have been asking one of my favorite GMO questions again. Let’s clear up a point of confusion: there are no commercially available GMO watermelons!  Like all living things, the crops we eat have chromosomes inside the nucleus of their cells. This is where their… » Read more

Non-GMO Project Verified Non-GMO food and non-GMO snacks

Can You Tell Which GMOs Will Be Labeled under the NBFDS?

January 9, 2019

Read part one of this blog. Jump to quiz Jump to FAQs Read the NBFDS The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard requires some food producers to put labels on some products that contain GMOs. Unfortunately, there are two glaring problems with this law that mean consumers will still not be able to tell what is… » 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

GMOs in Vitamins and Supplements: What You Need To Know

September 10, 2018

Genetically engineered ingredients can show up anywhere–even in health products like vitamins and supplements. Because GMO ingredients aren’t required to be labeled, most people don’t know what they are really putting in their bodies when they take their daily vitamins. We’ve partnered with our Education and Outreach Sponsor NutriGold to bring the facts to light, because… » Read more

Tips For Packing a Non-GMO Lunchbox

August 27, 2018

Packing a nutritious, delicious, and non-GMO lunch for your kids doesn’t have to be hard! These simple tips will ensure your child goes back to school with a lunch they love, made from ingredients you can feel good about.

Protecting Our Pollinators

June 18, 2018

Choosing to avoid GMOs is about more than just our food – it’s about protecting the environmental health and ecological harmony that is vital to our planet. In celebration of Pollinator Week, we’ve teamed up with Wedderspoon to share how we can all do our part to help protect bees, butterflies, and other crucial pollinators.

Non-GMO and Dairy: What’s the Connection?

June 5, 2018

Follow the story of non-GMO dairy from the farm to your family’s doorstep to learn the importance of non-GMO feed for animals! View the full version of this infographic

The Buzz about Cross-Pollination

October 10, 2017

While summer may be over, the growing season is not! Fall is a time of the year that farmers everywhere grow bounties of insta-worthy squash, pumpkins, and other fall-harvest crops. What’s the key to this season of abundance? Pollination. In order for flowering plant species to create seeds and reproduce, they must transfer pollen from… » Read more