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Sound Consumer, September 2012

Craft brewing renaissance

Craft brewing now makes up more than five percent of the beer market, meaning artisan brewers have a say in the variety and quality of hops grown in the Northwest.

Craft brewing now makes up more than five percent of the beer market, meaning artisan brewers have a say in the variety and quality of hops grown in the Northwest.

Harvest dips and spreads

Early-fall favorites in our produce aisles — peppers, eggplant, corn and tomatoes — are a great way to make easy dips and spreads.

Early-fall favorites in our produce aisles — peppers, eggplant, corn and tomatoes — are a great way to make easy dips and spreads.

Fall Farm Jubilee

Join Jubilee Farm in Carnation, Wash., for a celebration of the new partnership with the PCC Farmland Trust and King County on Sat., Sept. 15. Also, details on the overturn of a development plan that would have opened development to 182 acres of prime farmland near Sumner.

Join Jubilee Farm in Carnation, Wash., for a celebration of the new partnership with the PCC Farmland Trust and King County on Sat., Sept. 15. Also, details on the overturn of a development plan that would have opened development to 182 acres of prime farmland near Sumner.

Letters to the editor

Toothpaste and tooth enamel · Nanoparticles in food? · Carrageenan and other synthetics · Organic chicken feed? · Pthalates in supplements · Radiation in seaweed

Toothpaste and tooth enamel · Nanoparticles in food? · Carrageenan and other synthetics · Organic chicken feed? · Pthalates in supplements · Radiation in seaweed

News bites

Farmers oppose GMO apples · DHA milk controversy · Cannabis farming · Meatless Mondays upset ranchers · More seafood fraud · Flouride · Cell phones cause ADHD? · Craving carbs · Israeli wins Food Prize · Buy local timber

Farmers oppose GMO apples · DHA milk controversy · Cannabis farming · Meatless Mondays upset ranchers · More seafood fraud · Flouride · Cell phones cause ADHD? · Craving carbs · Israeli wins Food Prize · Buy local timber

Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

Quinoa is growing in Washington! Other Northwest news: our state’s apple growers face growing competition, labor troubles plague the blackberry industry, and Alaska salmon fishermen caught fewer fish this season.

Quinoa is growing in Washington! Other Northwest news: our state’s apple growers face growing competition, labor troubles plague the blackberry industry, and Alaska salmon fishermen caught fewer fish this season.

PCC Board of Trustees report

PCC Member Relations update · 2013 member survey plan adopted · Board meeting report

PCC Member Relations update · 2013 member survey plan adopted · Board meeting report

Sound Consumer, September 2012