The media recently has published several high-profile articles challenging the superiority of organics. They’re spreading wrong information and misrepresenting the truth. What’s behind the attacks?
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Sound Consumer, September 2014
PCC has replaced Smith Brothers and Liberty brands of milk with local, organic milk after learning Smith and Liberty are produced using ionophores, a class of antibiotics.
Fifty members of Congress sent a letter to the USDA and EPA opposing new varieties of genetically engineered corn and soy and the Dow Chemical herbicide, Enlist Duo™, a new mix of 2,4-D and glyphosate.
Nut and seed butters provide loads of nutrition and flavor in delicious, creamy (or crunchy!) form. Whether you’re a cashew lover, prefer pecans or pumpkin seeds, or go wild for walnuts, here’s a sampling of what you’ll find at PCC.
Take a minute to send a letter to EPA urging it to move forward to protect Bristol Bay, home of one of the world’s largest wild salmon runs, from proposed mining.
Purchase GloryBee honey — available in jars and bulk — on sale this month at PCC. A portion of sales go to research aimed at solving Colony Collapse Disorder.
It’s back-to-school season — time for quick, nutritious dishes to pack in lunchboxes or whip up for an easy dinner or after-school snack.
All PCC organic apples and pears are produced without tetracycline — even though it was allowed by organic standards.
Bhutan could become the first country in the world to go 100-percent organic in its food production, part of the country’s decision to measure and improve Gross National Happiness.
Seedless watermelon · Safe produce protocol · Drought and bottled water · Customer service · Petitioners outside stores · Smart meters · Sewage sludge
NOSB lawsuit · Organic in restaurants? · Air pollution hurts bees · Sugar industry obscures science · High-mercury fish for schools? ·
GE salmon risks · Dark chocolate for blood flow · El Salvador pressured to buy GE seeds · Cloned horses to race? · EPA to block Alaskan mine
Learn about Washington’s expected record apple crop, the impacts of a raging wildfire season on Northwest agriculture, and drones spying on farms!
Board meeting report · PCC Farmland Trust · Next board meeting