Celebrate Organic Harvest Month!

This article was originally published in September 2008

produce

There’s not a better time than September to be living in the Pacific Northwest where the local supply of organic fruits and vegetables are varied and abundant. Look for the following produce at PCC this month from these local growers:

  • Dungeness Organic Produce
    Sequim, WA
    Beets, baby bok choy, carrots, chard, collard greens
  • Fraserland Organics
    Vancouver, B.C.
    Potatoes
  • Full Circle Farm
    Carnation, WA
    Chard, collard greens
  • Inaba Farms
    Wapato, WA
    Eggplant (Japanese)
  • Ralph’s Greenhouse
    Mt. Vernon, WA
    Leeks
  • Rent’s Due Ranch
    Stanwood, WA
    Broccoli, cauliflower, celery root, chard, corn, green beans, kale, lettuce, squash (delicata)
  • River Valley Organics
    Tonasket, WA
    Apples (Gala), pears (Bosc)
  • Siri & Son Farm
    Clackamas, OR
    Baby bok choy, cauliflower, collard greens, mustard greens, rapini
  • miscellaneous growers
    Oregon
    Tomatoes (heirloom)

Also in this issue

Letters to the editor, September 2008

Keep covering food politics, Not all shrimp are equal, GM sugar beet sugar, and more

A sustainable agriculture label: coming to foods near you?

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) of Emeryville, Calif., is pushing for the adoption of a sustainable agriculture label as a U.S. standard for food and other products. Some farmers, producers, certifiers and consumer advocacy groups fear this proposed label will confuse U.S. consumers as they drift through supermarkets.

Ames Creek Farm tour: peak of the season

This article talks about the upcoming King County Harvest Celebration Farm Tour on September 27, 2008. Ames Creek Farm will be part of the tour and PCC is a major sponsor. Also discussed is a new donation program, the Farmland Sustaining Circle.