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Sound Consumer, October 2013

Q&A — Facts about I-522

The opposition campaign to create doubt about the routine simplicity of labeling genetically engineered foods is well underway. Here are some points to understand before ballots arrive in voters’ mailboxes mid-month.

The opposition campaign to create doubt about the routine simplicity of labeling genetically engineered foods is well underway. Here are some points to understand before ballots arrive in voters’ mailboxes mid-month.

Save the bee

Join PCC and GloryBee Foods in saving the honeybee. Bees not only provide us with honey, but they also pollinate more than one-third of our food crops.

Join PCC and GloryBee Foods in saving the honeybee. Bees not only provide us with honey, but they also pollinate more than one-third of our food crops.

Sweet on honey

Drizzle honey over toast, fruit and yogurt, or try incorporating it into all your favorite cooking methods. It helps retain moisture in baked goods and acts as a thickener when whisked into dressings and sauces.

Drizzle honey over toast, fruit and yogurt, or try incorporating it into all your favorite cooking methods. It helps retain moisture in baked goods and acts as a thickener when whisked into dressings and sauces.

By small farmers, for small farmers: farmer-owned fair trade

Starting next month, you’ll see a colorful new symbol on the Equal Exchange’s fair trade, organic bulk coffee bins at PCC. The symbol represents the first farmer-owned and -run fair trade certification system and guarantees the coffee comes from small farmers, not large plantations.

Starting next month, you’ll see a colorful new symbol on the Equal Exchange’s fair trade, organic bulk coffee bins at PCC. The symbol represents the first farmer-owned and -run fair trade certification system and guarantees the coffee comes from small farmers, not large plantations.

Letters to the editor

What ingredients are safe? · Food waste · Pesticide residues · Debunking GE lies · GE-free bacon · Healthy bakery items · Elimination diet · Boycott GMA foods?

What ingredients are safe? · Food waste · Pesticide residues · Debunking GE lies · GE-free bacon · Healthy bakery items · Elimination diet · Boycott GMA foods?

News bites

Breakfast for heart health · New gluten-free regulations · WSU organic farm · Quinoa research · Devastating drought · BPA, phthalates linked to obesity · Meatpacker to continue drug · GE flies · Midwest farms’ water conservation? · Salmon virus whistleblowers · Syngenta sues to use pesticides

Breakfast for heart health · New gluten-free regulations · WSU organic farm · Quinoa research · Devastating drought · BPA, phthalates linked to obesity · Meatpacker to continue drug · GE flies · Midwest farms’ water conservation? · Salmon virus whistleblowers · Syngenta sues to use pesticides

Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

Learn about a juicy new apple variety coming soon, why avocado size is smaller this year, and updates on growing local quinoa and Oregon hazelnuts.

Learn about a juicy new apple variety coming soon, why avocado size is smaller this year, and updates on growing local quinoa and Oregon hazelnuts.

PCC Board of Trustees report

Board reports · Board application deadline · Board outreach event · PCC Farmland Trust

Board reports · Board application deadline · Board outreach event · PCC Farmland Trust

Sound Consumer, October 2013