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Organic and Non-GMO: The Gold Standard for Food

August 29, 2019

We all love organic food here at the Non-GMO Project. Like most of our readers, we prefer not to consume foods that were produced with the use of harmful pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Some people are surprised to learn that the Non-GMO Project doesn’t test for those types of chemicals; our single-issue program focuses exclusively… » 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

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

Eating Clean in 2017

January 1, 2017

Eating clean is about eating foods that avoid GMOs and other harmful ingredients. I’ve been eating clean for over a decade and it’s helped me heal from 10 years of chronic illness. As many of you know, GMOs are created in a lab and exist in many of the foods lining the aisles of our… » Read more

Creepin’ It Real

October 11, 2016

Avoiding GMOs on the trickiest day of the year I can’t explain it. The air turns brisk, the days grow short and before the first leaf has fallen from the trees, my internal clock starts its countdown to Halloween. I get giddy at the thought of glowing jack-o’-lanterns, gauzy spider webs and anything orange and… » Read more

Non-GMO Month 2016: 10 Ways to Get Involved!

September 30, 2016

Thousands of natural food and conventional grocery stores all across the U.S. and Canada are taking part in the seventh annual Non‐GMO Month, a 31-day celebration to educate the public and spotlight Non-GMO Project Verified choices on shelves. This month-long event provides a platform for organizations and citizens like you to stand up for non-GMO… » Read more

Look at Those Labels!

August 16, 2016

As parents, protecting our children’s health and safety is our number one priority. From the very beginning, we’re baby-proofing the house, choosing cribs and toys that don’t contain lead paint, cutting our kids’ food into teeny-tiny bites, holding hands when we cross the street…the list goes on and on. What about GMOs? What are they… » Read more

Top Five Non-GMO Questions

January 8, 2016

As a non-profit organization, the mission of the Non-GMO Project is to preserve and build the non-GMO food supply, educate consumers, and provide verified non-GMO choices. To achieve these goals, we include our website URL on our verification seal as a resource for anyone wanting to learn more about our verification program. NonGMOProject.org together with… » Read more