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Sound Consumer, March 2017

Wild for Weleda

For nearly a century, the German skincare company Weleda has pioneered clean body care with wild-crafted, organic and biodynamic ingredients from its own gardens, fair trade farms and cooperatives around the world. The company’s meticulous sourcing and attention to detail results in products that are game-changers in the pursuit of healthy, soft skin.

For nearly a century, the German skincare company Weleda has pioneered clean body care with wild-crafted, organic and biodynamic ingredients from its own gardens, fair trade farms and cooperatives around the world. The company’s meticulous sourcing and attention to detail results in products that are game-changers in the pursuit of healthy, soft skin.

Edible City: a delicious journey

Through artifacts, photographs, films and recipes, this 5,000-square-foot exhibit at the Museum of History & Industry explores our city’s culinary history and what it truly means to be a Seattle food. Besides the exhibit, many special events at the museum and around the city over the coming months are sure to instill appreciation for our wonderful local food culture — and whet your appetite.

Through artifacts, photographs, films and recipes, this 5,000-square-foot exhibit at the Museum of History & Industry explores our city’s culinary history and what it truly means to be a Seattle food. Besides the exhibit, many special events at the museum and around the city over the coming months are sure to instill appreciation for our wonderful local food culture — and whet your appetite.

Easy Springtime Soups

As spring vegetables start to make their seasonal debut in our produce departments, there’s still a chill in the air — so we’re cooking up big pots of hot soups for at least a few more weeks, before our attention turns to warmer-weather fare.

As spring vegetables start to make their seasonal debut in our produce departments, there’s still a chill in the air — so we’re cooking up big pots of hot soups for at least a few more weeks, before our attention turns to warmer-weather fare.

Washington wine

With its arid, high desert climate and singular geology, Washington is becoming a major player in world-class wines — and the best is yet to come. It’s our pleasure at PCC to collaborate with some of the most passionate producers, whose wines express the vividly unique flavor of our state in every bottle. Help us celebrate Taste Washington month by raising a glass (or three)!

With its arid, high desert climate and singular geology, Washington is becoming a major player in world-class wines — and the best is yet to come. It’s our pleasure at PCC to collaborate with some of the most passionate producers, whose wines express the vividly unique flavor of our state in every bottle. Help us celebrate Taste Washington month by raising a glass (or three)!

Staff picks

Some PCC staff are on a health kick this month, chomping down PCC Deli’s Veggie Collard Wrap, while others are indulging in the deli’s cheddar biscuits or rich porter beer from Portland. Others love a non-dairy cheese that will surpass even cheese-lovers’ expectations. Pick these all up next time you’re in our stores, and don’t miss new organic stars in the produce department: local purple sprouting broccoli and juicy Larry Anne plums.

Some PCC staff are on a health kick this month, chomping down PCC Deli’s Veggie Collard Wrap, while others are indulging in the deli’s cheddar biscuits or rich porter beer from Portland. Others love a non-dairy cheese that will surpass even cheese-lovers’ expectations. Pick these all up next time you’re in our stores, and don’t miss new organic stars in the produce department: local purple sprouting broccoli and juicy Larry Anne plums.

Food Action fights for Washington’s food and farms

One of PCC’s longtime partners is Food Action (formerly the Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network), which recently refreshed its mission and is taking on several important issues in the coming year. Join them for a Good Food and Farming Advocacy Day on Monday, March 6.

One of PCC’s longtime partners is Food Action (formerly the Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network), which recently refreshed its mission and is taking on several important issues in the coming year. Join them for a Good Food and Farming Advocacy Day on Monday, March 6.

Letters to the editor

Potassium in PCC salads · Frozen vegetable nutrition · Drinking water quality · Non-GMO pork · Pure Éire Dairy nutrition · Vegan diet and vitamin B12

Potassium in PCC salads · Frozen vegetable nutrition · Drinking water quality · Non-GMO pork · Pure Éire Dairy nutrition · Vegan diet and vitamin B12

News bites

New seafood guidelines for pregnant women · “Transitional” organic certification · Monsanto, EPA cover up cancer review · More room for organic animals · Glyphosate and liver disease · Consumer views on food and diet · Aquaculture planned for Pacific · First GE apple slices on the market · France bans pesticides · Antibiotics in livestock

New seafood guidelines for pregnant women · “Transitional” organic certification · Monsanto, EPA cover up cancer review · More room for organic animals · Glyphosate and liver disease · Consumer views on food and diet · Aquaculture planned for Pacific · First GE apple slices on the market · France bans pesticides · Antibiotics in livestock

Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

A new wheat-like grain called Salish Blue is being developed at Washington State University, new pollution rules will help protect people who eat fish from Washington state waters, and drenching rains area easing California’s historic drought. Learn more!

A new wheat-like grain called Salish Blue is being developed at Washington State University, new pollution rules will help protect people who eat fish from Washington state waters, and drenching rains area easing California’s historic drought. Learn more!

PCC Board of Trustees report

Board meeting · Board election · Am I ready to vote? · Next board meeting

Board meeting · Board election · Am I ready to vote? · Next board meeting

Sound Consumer, March 2017