With news of poor water quality from Michigan to Texas, you may be wondering about the purity of water in the Seattle area. In general, our region enjoys high-quality water. Even so, problems can crop up from time to time, but there are simple steps we can take to ensure purity.
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Sound Consumer, January 2017
Whether you have picky eaters to satisfy or just want to add easy staple dishes to your cooking repertoire, PCC Cooks instructor and author Cynthia Lair has you covered.
This month our staff are crazy about PCC shrimp and crab cakes, bulk almond butter, two stand-out wines, a soothing face cream, and more. Also, stock up on Kishu mandarins and Marmalade Seville oranges while they’re in season!
Even before the FDA banned triclosan and other antibacterial ingredients in hand and body washes, PCC sold safer alternatives made with antibacterials from plants. Here are some favorite cleansers.
The National Organic Standards Board considers and makes recommendations on a wide range of issues involving the production, handling and processing of organic products. Read about its recent decisions regarding hydroponics, carrageenan, xanthan gum, beta carotene and marine algae.
PCC Cooks instructor and cookbook author Cynthia Lair says, “In almost every class that I’ve taught for parents, someone raises their hand to say, ‘My husband/daughter/son hates vegetables. What should I do?’” Here are tips for getting your kids to like vegetables, from carrots to kale.
There’s a new way you can share feedback with PCC! Beginning this winter, we’ll randomly invite shoppers to complete a short survey using a link printed on their cash register receipts.
Starting next month, the print version of Sound Consumer will have a different look. Instead of 12 pages, it will be reduced to 8 pages because we’ll no longer host advertisements.
Animal welfare · Pure éire Dairy · Organic Farm School · Rinsing quinoa? · Glyphosate in food · Field Day · Customer service at PCC · Correction
Seafood guidelines: too much mercury? · Sustainable food system windfall? · Can AI help save tuna? · Spokane vs. Monsanto lawsuit · New soda taxes · GMA to appeal fine · Fracking impact on drinking water · WHO calls for more sugar taxes · Sonoma County bans GE · Food banks reject sugar
Learn about PCC Farmland Trust’s 20 new projects, a new startup’s attempts to farm the elusive black truffle mushroom, Canada’s crude oil pipeline project, and more!
November board meeting · 2017–2018 Board of Trustees applicant slate · Next board meeting · Contact the Board of Trustees