Blog Posts

Fall in Love with Kamut

Fall is finally here and we are celebrating with all our favorite fall things, including this hardy Kamut salad. We are all about embracing the food that is seasonally available and right now that means squash and kale. Squash and kale stick around when the...

Water Use in the Dairy and Beef Industry

For many, it is shocking to hear that agricultural production accounts for 92 percent of our global water footprint. In the United States alone, meat consumption accounts for 30 percent of our water footprint, and dairy accounts for 19%. These are figures that are hard...

Packing a Non-GMO Lunchbox

It is back-to-school time! As the summer comes to an end, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to fill your kid’s lunch box with. Some of the most popular lunchtime snacks and foods have GMOs hidden in them. Other brands...

What You Need to Know About Glyphosate in Our Food System

by Austin Wilson, Environmental Health Program Manager, As You Sow Rising use of glyphosate, the world’s most heavily applied herbicide, is putting the population at risk of significant health problems, according to a report recently released by As You Sow. Glyphosate is applied frequently to the most...

Call Kroger Today: Bees Need You to Use Your Voice!

Did you sign the petition asking Kroger to start protecting pollinators? Don't stop there, follow up your signature with a call to Kroger. Use the sample script below to call Kroger at (800)576-4377 and let them know your concerns about pollinator health. Sample call script: Hi, my...

Eco Eating – 5 Reasons Why to Go Veg!

by Jamie Landa, Food Campaigns Intern One of the most important things we can do as consumers to lessen our impact on the climate is to reduce the amount of animal products we eat. Raising animals for food produces over 51 percent of global greenhouse gas...

8 Steps to a Better Burger BBQ

What we eat has a huge impact on us and the planet. Overconsumption of factory-farmed meat is unhealthy for us and unsustainable for our planet. By replacing a typical burger with veggies or grass-fed or organic meat blended with veggies, you reduce carbon emissions, save...

Waste Not, Want GMOs Not

If you’ve ever spoken to anyone who is pro-GMO (genetically modified organisms) you have probably heard the argument that we need GMOs to feed the world. The global population is growing rapidly and unless we produce a higher volume of food, even more people will...