GMO Inside Blog

12
Sep

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall: Peach Crisp & Pumpkin Trifle

It is that time of year when we say a bittersweet goodbye to  summer and a warm hello to fall. With summer coming to a close it is just the right time to spend an afternoon picking fresh berries. You can search for a berry or fresh fruit farm nearby your hometown through the website Pick […]

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11
Sep

Hopping Mad! General Mills Buys Annie’s

By Todd Larsen, Green America’s Director of Corporate Responsibility General Mills made big news this week with its $820 million purchase of Annie’s – the beloved natural and organic food company with the cute bunny logo. Outrage is the main reaction of people who posted on the GMO Inside Facebook page, with many people saying […]

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11
Sep

The Farm at Walker Jones: “Kid grown, mother approved!”

Julia Masters is a rising junior at the University of Michigan and worked in the Green America office as our Campaigns Intern for the Summer 2014 season. For her last entry on the GMO Inside blog, Julia describes her experience volunteering at an urban farm in Washington D.C. Thanks, Julia! As an intern in this vibrant, […]

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09
Sep

10-Day Local Food Challenge

Julia Masters is a rising junior at the University of Michigan and worked in the Green America office as our Campaigns Intern for the Summer 2014 season. For one of her last entries on the GMO Inside blog, Julia explains the 10-Day Local Food Challenge being celebrated this month. Thanks, Julia! Imagine being able to […]

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03
Sep

Starbucks National Day of Action: #OrganicMilkNext

Stand with us on our National Day of Action for the “What the Starbucks?!” campaign – and ask Starbucks for #OrganicMilkNext! When? Sunday, October 5 Where? Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram How? We’re stirring up a social media storm! Our social media blitz will call on Starbucks to serve organic milk via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Why? Since March 2014, Starbucks […]

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19
Aug

Farmer Profile: Constance & Eric Payne, Chopping Block Farm

Green America and GMO Inside are pleased to announce our new Farmer-Grower Initiative. Through this new initiative, we are expanding collaboration with farmers, growers, and garden educators across the US to highlight and celebrate the work of our nation’s sustainable food producers. By amplifying the voice of the sustainable farming community, we aim to bridge […]

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15
Aug

Summer Send-Off

Hello, GMO Insiders!  It’s August, the last month before the summer says goodbye. We’re not ready to part ways just yet. No better way to send off these hot months than indulging in some delicious treats! 1. Mate Cranberry Raspberry Cooler - Guayaki Brand Yerba Mate This tart and tangy drink is quick to whip up! Please use organic and […]

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07
Aug

Make Your Own Non-GMO & Organic Mayo!

  Make Your Own Mayonnaise! 1. Vegan Option – Homemade Grapeseed Mayonnaise by Isa Chandra Moskowitz Isa is one of the most revered vegan chefs for her wide variety of recipes covering every course. She has authored or co-authored a library of cookbooks, runs a restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska, and maintains a website called Post […]

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06
Aug

Scorecard: What Makes for Better Mayonnaise?

There’s a lot more to mayonnaise than meets the eye. With GMOs and factory farmed eggs in many conventional brands, you and your potato salad deserve better – which is why we’ve found several great alternatives you can use instead.  Our brand new GMO Inside mayo scorecard compares a number of leading brands, ranging from the […]

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04
Aug

Bring out the Hellmann’s and Bring out the GMOs

Health-conscious people avoid it and few people admit to using it, but it always turns up at a summertime cookout, picnic, or potluck…mayonnaise. Mayonnaise is a staple in dishes like potato salad, coleslaw, and the beloved deviled egg. Some people even mix it with ketchup and put it on hot dogs, or use it alone […]

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