Learn about GMOs and state initiative at two free Bellingham co-op events


BELLINGHAM - The Community Food Co-op has organized two free events in Bellingham about genetically modified organisms and Initiative 522, which, if approved, would label GMO foods in Washington.

The co-op supports the initiative.

"GMOs - Your Right to Know" is 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in Settlemyer Family Hall at Bellingham Technical College, 3028 Lindbergh Ave.

Megan Westgate, executive director of the Non-GMO Project; Delana Jones, director of the Yes on 522 Campaign; and Arjan Stephens, vice president of sales and marketing for Nature's Path Organic Foods, will talk about GMOs and the I-522 campaign.

"Non-GMO Corn Preservation" is 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at the Community Food Co-op's Cordata store, 315 Westerly Road in Bellingham.

For information and registration: Call 360-734-8158 or go online to communityfood.coop

Reach Kie Relyea at 360-715-2234 or kie.relyea@bellinghamherald.com.

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