Partners

At Annie's, we strongly believe in doing the right thing for people and planet. We've learned a lot over the years as our business has grown. Our learning comes from our day-to-day experiences. And it also comes from partnering with expert organizations that dedicate themselves to improving the lives of others and earth's natural resources. We learn from our partners and we strive to create enduring relationships with them so that we continue to raise the bar for sustainability and the organic industry – as well as help it grow. 

School Gardens

Center for Ecoliteracy supports and advances education for sustainable living. Best known for its work in school food reform and integrating sustainability into K–12 curricula, the Center has engaged since 1995 with thousands of educators from across the United States and six continents. Center for Ecoliteracy
Farm To School is a national organization connecting schools and local farms in order to serve healthy meals in school cafeterias, improve student nutrition and provide agriculture education, all while supporting local and regional farmers. We sponsor occasional events Farm To School
Truck Farm Truck Farm is a traveling, edible garden exhibit that teaches urban kids about healthy food. Truck Farm
FoodCorps is a national nonprofit that seeks to combat childhood obesity and diet-related disease while training the next generation of farmers and public health leaders. The centerpiece of their work is an AmeriCorps public service program that launched in ten states in 2011. FoodCorps

Advocacy

Just Label It is a campaign created to advocate for the mandatory labeling of GE foods and to protect the consumer’s right to know. A legal petition calling for the mandatory labeling of GE foods, written by attorneys at the Center for Food Safety, was submitted in September 2011 to the FDA. Just Label It
BICEP Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy, is an advocacy coalition of businesses committed to working with policy makers to pass meaningful energy and climate legislation that will enable a rapid transition to a low-carbon, 21st century economy that will create new jobs and stimulate economic growth while stabilizing our planet’s fragile climate. BICEP
Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to consumer education and to preserving and building sources of non-GMO foods. Annie's believes consumers have a right to know what's in their food, and think GMO ingredients should be labeled as such, so consumers can make a fully informed choice. Annie’s uses only non-GMO ingredients. Non-GMO Project

Industry Partners

Native Energy supports the construction of new renewable energy projects that need additional upfront financing to succeed. They help finance the construction of community-based renewable-energy and carbon reduction projects. We measure the carbon dioxide generated at Annie's HQ and our primary manufacturing facilities. These emissions are offset through our partnership with NativeEnergy. Native Energy
Organic Farming Research Foundation provides research to organic farmers and growers interested in adopting organic production systems. Through its original research, the foundation is able to improve organic farming systems and educate the public about organic farming issues. Organic Farming Research Foundation
The Organic Trade Association commits to promoting and protecting organic trade to farmers, the environment, the public and the economy. A leader in advocating and protecting organic standards, the OTA visions organic items becoming part of everyday life through increasing the amount of land under organic management. Annie’s is a member and our CMO Sarah Bird serves on the board. The Organic Trade Association
Climate Counts is a non-profit group that seeks to spur companies and consumers to action to address climate change. Through transparency and accountability, Climate Counts raises awareness about companies’ efforts to mitigate climate change. Climate Counts
Sustainable Food Laboratory facilitates the development of market-based solutions to key issues -- including climate, soil, poverty, nutrition and water – that are necessary for a healthy and sustainable food system that can better feed a growing world. We collaborate to create new initiatives and share knowledge and best practices in order to enhance the sustainability efforts directly linked to our business goals. Sustainable Food Laboratory
CCOF Certified Organic is a non-profit membership based organic certification and trade association, dedicated to promoting and supporting organic food and agriculture. Along with organic certification and trade support, they also participate in both producer and consumer education and political advocacy. CCOF Certified Organic
The AllergyKids Foundation works to restore the health of our children and integrity of our food supply by addressing the prevalence of synthetic additives, artificial growth hormones, and pesticides in the U.S. food supply. The AllergyKids Foundation
Sustainable Food Trade Association is a non-profit trade association that represents North American, mission-aligned, organic food companies. They support members in implementing innovative sustainable business practices across the supply chain, from farm to retail. Our Sustainability Director, Shauna, sits on the board for the SFTA. Sustainable Food Trade Association
The Organic Center scientifically proves the benefits of organic food through peer-reviewed scientific studies. The studies communicate benefits of organic food and farming to society in hope of seeing an increase in organic production and consumption. The Organic Center
Just Label It is a campaign created to advocate for the mandatory labeling of GE foods and to protect the consumer’s right to know. A legal petition calling for the mandatory labeling of GE foods, written by attorneys at the Center for Food Safety, was submitted in September 2011 to the FDA. Just Label It
BICEP Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy, is an advocacy coalition of businesses committed to working with policy makers to pass meaningful energy and climate legislation that will enable a rapid transition to a low-carbon, 21st century economy that will create new jobs and stimulate economic growth while stabilizing our planet’s fragile climate. BICEP
Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to consumer education and to preserving and building sources of non-GMO foods. Annie's believes consumers have a right to know what's in their food, and think GMO ingredients should be labeled as such, so consumers can make a fully informed choice. Annie’s uses only non-GMO ingredients. Non-GMO Project
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