Take action: protect Puget Sound

This article was originally published in June 2017

Since our April story (“Aquaculture awash in controversy”) was published, a new campaign called Our Sound, Our Salmon launched to raise awareness about the threats from open-ocean salmon farms and what we can do to oppose them.

Visit oursound-oursalmon.org to sign a petition to Governor Inslee asking him to stop the expansion of open-ocean salmon farms in Washington’s waters.

Also in this issue

Do we need to double food production?

The United Nations projects that the global population will increase from 7.3 billion in 2015 to 9.7 billion in 2050. This growth will be concentrated in the world's poorest countries, where standards of living are set to rise rapidly, increasing demand for resource-intensive meat and dairy products. Together, these trends are heightening fears that the world's cupboards may run bare in the coming decades.

PCC Board of Trustees report, June 2017

2017 Board Election, 2017 Annual Members' Business Meeting, Board report, and more

Cool, crisp and beautifully bitter

Here's a roundup of great summer beers — some local and new, some California classics — to kick summer off right.