In season

Sound Consumer March 2016


Local rhubarb

Look for the first organic rhubarb of the season toward the bottom half of the month from Pacific Northwest growers in Oregon.

We’re also likely to see non-organic rhubarb come in a bit earlier from greenhouse operations that help get an early jump on the season.

Local, organic produce

  • Pixie tangerines
  • Bartlett pears
  • Red Bartlett pears
  • D’Anjou pears
  • Baby turnips
  • Russian kale
  • Kale raab
  • Spring onions

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Your co-op community, March 2016

Bunny Bounce and Easter Baskets for the Animals, PCC Springtime Fun, Food bank packaging work parties, and more

Transforming food system values

Big, processed food companies are losing market share as shoppers are rejecting artificial colors and flavors, pesticides, preservatives, growth hormones, antibiotics and genetically engineered ingredients. Here's a look at some recent notable shifts in the market.