Staff picks

This article was originally published in November 2015

The Ginger People Original Gin Gins

The Ginger People Original Gin Gins

Zippy, strong flavor that’s a pick-me-up or relieves nausea. I never leave home without them.

— Sue R., View Ridge

Grace Harbor buttermilk

The best buttermilk to come along in years: clean and sweet, full-fat and oh-so-smooth with no aftertaste like some brands.

— Trudy B., Director of Public Affairs

Salsa de Rosa fresh salsa

The Medium has perfect heat, flavor and texture for chips by themselves or with nachos.

— Suzanne P., Redmond

Willipa Hills Cream Cheese

It’s wonderful, local and cheaper than Organic Valley cream cheese!

— Nicole W., Greenlake Aurora

PCC Deli Perfect Protein Salad

PCC Deli Perfect Protein Salad

This salad made with organic spelt berries, garbanzo beans and vegetables is always one of my go-to salads when someone is new to our deli.

— Cinda S., Edmonds Deli

PCC Bakery Harvest Fruit and Nut Bar

Full of fruit and nuts, it’s chewy, not too sweet, and great to take on a hike.

— Suzanne P., Redmond

Cultured food stations

A lively, spicy kim chi or kraut can raise a very basic meal to exotic and sublime. You’ll find all kinds of fermented foods at stations in the Columbia City, Issaquah, Fremont, Edmonds, Redmond and West Seattle stores.

— PCC Chef Lynne Vea

Acure Ultra-Hydrating body wash

Acure Ultra-Hydrating body wash

This is the most hydrating body wash I’ve ever tried. Helps with itchiness.

— Mary B., IT

Gaia Turmeric Boost

Mix with coconut, rice, almond or dairy milk, pour over ice, and enjoy like an iced chai latte!

— Katherine B., Redmond

Herb Pharm Eleuthero

This herb helps my body adapt to stress and provides me with sustained energy and a sense of vigorous vitality!

— Brandy L., Columbia City

Big Dipper beeswax candles

I LOVE this local company! Not only do they make incredible handcrafted beeswax candles, but they also are committed to giving back to the community and protecting the environment.

— Kibby B., PCC health and body care

Quady North Rosé

Quady North Rosé

This rosé is my favorite to bring to Thanksgiving dinner, it’s such a great compliment to savory fare. Layers of dense cherries wrapped in rosehip and raspberries. Refreshing and lovely.

— Seri S., Columbia City

Cooper Mountain Reserve Chardonnay

Briny and earthy, which makes it a white wine suitable for all seasons. Amazingly flavorful and a must-try for people who think they do not like any chardonnays!

— Alex G., Greenlake Village

Baglio del Sole nero d’avola

Dark, briary fruit with a little brininess and a hint of ash/smoke.

— Judy R., Greenlake Village

Also in this issue

Your co-op community, November 2015

Food Bank Packaging Parties, Purple Stride 5K, Greenlake Gobble, and more

Get cultured about dairy

All about healthful, flavorful fermented dairy in our stores, with featured products including yogurt, cultured butter, kefir, buttermilk and a few varieties of cheese.

News bites, November 2015

Forced labor in fishing, Paleo flour?, Court: No to bee-killing pesticide, and more