Blog Posts

Share Joy, Not GMOs

We’ve all been there. You’re swamped with work, you have a ton of errands to do, you need to find something to wear to a holiday party, and then you remember. You need to get a gift for the host! Before you reach for that...

The Vegan Approach to Dairy

by Alex Mauthe, Food Campaigns Intern As a person who decides to abstain from any animal products because of personal health, environmental concerns, and ethical reasons, it is encouraging to see many large corporations incorporate non-dairy milk and organic milk options into their stores. Starbucks, for...

“I Don’t Want No GMOs” Apple Pie

When most people think of the variety of apples only a few names come to mind, such as Fuji, Granny Smith, Gala, Honeycrisp, and Red Delicious – these are your staple grocery store apple varieties. But there are so many more! According to the US...

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...