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Sound Consumer, October 2015

Apples aplenty

Here in Washington, the apple capital of the world, it’s easy to get creative with the crunchy and tangy-sweet fruit. Blend them into soup, chop them into a hearty quinoa salad, bake them into a savory galette or sweet crumble with pears and kasha, or tap into the cache of other apple recipes on our website. You can’t go wrong!

Here in Washington, the apple capital of the world, it’s easy to get creative with the crunchy and tangy-sweet fruit. Blend them into soup, chop them into a hearty quinoa salad, bake them into a savory galette or sweet crumble with pears and kasha, or tap into the cache of other apple recipes on our website. You can’t go wrong!

PCC grocery delivery

You now can have your groceries delivered in just one hour! PCC has partnered with Instacart to deliver groceries when it’s just not convenient for you to go to our stores.

You now can have your groceries delivered in just one hour! PCC has partnered with Instacart to deliver groceries when it’s just not convenient for you to go to our stores.

Vitamin D essential for whole body

It has long been known vitamin D is essential for building strong bones, but recent studies reveal it plays a critical role throughout our bodies, affecting everything from movement and weight to mental health and cognition.

It has long been known vitamin D is essential for building strong bones, but recent studies reveal it plays a critical role throughout our bodies, affecting everything from movement and weight to mental health and cognition.

The sweet truth about maple syrup

Many people may wonder why a seemingly natural product such as maple syrup would need to be certified organic. There are significant differences between conventional and certified organic maple syrup production.

Many people may wonder why a seemingly natural product such as maple syrup would need to be certified organic. There are significant differences between conventional and certified organic maple syrup production.

Know your apples

Pink Lady, Opal, Braeburn, Cameo … learn about the many varieties of organic apples at PCC. Plus: the health benefits and best way to store these fabulous fall fruits.

Pink Lady, Opal, Braeburn, Cameo … learn about the many varieties of organic apples at PCC. Plus: the health benefits and best way to store these fabulous fall fruits.

Non-GMO and Fair Trade Month

October is Non-GMO Month and Fair Trade Month, two good reasons to remember the value of an informed choice in what we eat.

October is Non-GMO Month and Fair Trade Month, two good reasons to remember the value of an informed choice in what we eat.

Letters to the editor

Animal welfare · PCC home delivery · Double-yolked eggs · Produce stickers · Cost of dairy · Trans Pacific Partnership · Mustard oil?

Animal welfare · PCC home delivery · Double-yolked eggs · Produce stickers · Cost of dairy · Trans Pacific Partnership · Mustard oil?

News bites

GE Golden Rice paper retracted · Farmworker ruling · Eat spicy, live longer? · Gardens in the ocean? · Minimizing arsenic in rice · Dire outlook for bluefin tuna · Insect diversity for farms · Americans eating less · Wildlife on farms not bad · Modern diets impact DNA · Grass-fed beef safer

GE Golden Rice paper retracted · Farmworker ruling · Eat spicy, live longer? · Gardens in the ocean? · Minimizing arsenic in rice · Dire outlook for bluefin tuna · Insect diversity for farms · Americans eating less · Wildlife on farms not bad · Modern diets impact DNA · Grass-fed beef safer

Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

Learn why California’s strawberry acreage has declined, how the giant toxic algae bloom in the Pacific is choking fisheries, what’s threatening the olive oil industry, and more reports from the field.

Learn why California’s strawberry acreage has declined, how the giant toxic algae bloom in the Pacific is choking fisheries, what’s threatening the olive oil industry, and more reports from the field.

PCC Board of Trustees report

Board reports · Board application deadline · Bylaws Task Force · Coming to your mailbox soon…

Board reports · Board application deadline · Bylaws Task Force · Coming to your mailbox soon…

Sound Consumer, October 2015