News — non-GMO

A delicious collaboration: Michele's Granola x Big Spoon Roasters

The first time we discovered a jar of Big Spoon Roasters nut butter at a local organic market, we felt like we’d met a new like-minded friend. From the wholesome list of ingredients on each jar, to the words “Handcrafted Nut Butters” on the lid, it was apparent our brands shared quite a few values. As it turns out, much like our founder and namesake Michele, Big Spoon founder Mark Overbay (pictured here) also began his business in his home kitchen. As the brand has grown, Mark and his team have remained committed to working with organic growers and producers...

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2019 in Review

What a year 2019 was! We'll remember it as the year we... Achieved verification by the Non-GMO Project verification for all our products Opened distribution to some new regions of the country Added Almond Butter and Lemon Pistachio to our year-round line Won an award from the Specialty Food Association Joined forces with some fantastic growers Expanded our test kitchen to bake and share innovative flavors with our local customers Collaborated with a slew of like-minded brands (Michele's Granola Porter, anyone?!) Continued to build on our charitable giving program ...and THANKS TO YOU, we baked more than 950,000 pounds of granola!...

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Meet Our Oats! Part 2

In August, Michele had the wonderful opportunity to visit the farm in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where Bay State Milling grows the organic oats we bake with, and our head baker Griff and operations manager Sam came along for the experience. Following are Griff's photos and observation of this experience: Our time in Saskatoon was an extremely eye opening experience.  First-hand interaction with our ingredients, ingredient suppliers, and the farmers that live and breathe their craft enhanced my perspective of the how people with varying interests and expertise are able to gain mutual benefit from each other's success. Our strength at Michele’s...

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Meet Our Oats! Part 1

When Michele, our head baker Griff and operations manager Sam visited the farm in Saskatchewan where Bay State Milling harvests the oats we bake with, they also had the opportunity to see how teamwork and technology come together to process our oats before they make it to our kitchen. Following are Griff's photos and observation of this experience: Our visit to MGM's Seed and Grain processing plant was our first stop during our time in Saskatoon and really set the tone for the rest of our trip.  We were welcomed with open arms by friendly faces and treated to a...

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