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Sound Consumer, January 2018 | Issue No. 535 | Climate Change

Food & climate change

In November PCC joined a group of more than 100 other concerned businesses called the Climate Collaborative. The Climate Collaborative was developed from a shared vision by leaders in the natural foods industry who saw the potential to act together on climate by leveraging the resources and power of influential companies.

In November PCC joined a group of more than 100 other concerned businesses called the Climate Collaborative. The Climate Collaborative was developed from a shared vision by leaders in the natural foods industry who saw the potential to act together on climate by leveraging the resources and power of influential companies.

PCC’s GE Labeling Update

One of our longstanding commitments is that PCC will identify genetically engineered (GE) products in our stores by 2018. This is still our goal, yet, there have been legislative setbacks around transparency and customer education at the federal level.

One of our longstanding commitments is that PCC will identify genetically engineered (GE) products in our stores by 2018. This is still our goal, yet, there have been legislative setbacks around transparency and customer education at the federal level.

Hot buzz on a chilling future for coffee

Productive land for growing coffee in Latin America could shrink as much as 88 percent by 2050. The loss of productive land, researchers say, is due to climate change and bee health.

Productive land for growing coffee in Latin America could shrink as much as 88 percent by 2050. The loss of productive land, researchers say, is due to climate change and bee health.

Our food system and changing climate

Scientists and world leaders have called for immediate and dramatic action to reduce GHG emissions. Food is one area where urgent interventions are needed most. PCC is a leader – Our co-op has long advocated for local and national government policies that support sustainable food systems.

Scientists and world leaders have called for immediate and dramatic action to reduce GHG emissions. Food is one area where urgent interventions are needed most. PCC is a leader – Our co-op has long advocated for local and national government policies that support sustainable food systems.

Citrus and Cider

It is citrus season! Look for our best sellers, the Heirloom Navel orange and the Texas Rio grapefruit. Or try some new and different varieties. We are also highlighting our exclusive cider this January, created through a special partnership with Schilling Cider.

It is citrus season! Look for our best sellers, the Heirloom Navel orange and the Texas Rio grapefruit. Or try some new and different varieties. We are also highlighting our exclusive cider this January, created through a special partnership with Schilling Cider.

Nutrition picks

In efforts to take action on climate change, some consumers are reducing their meat consumption by either swapping proteins or adopting a plant-based diet altogether. There are many meat alternatives on the market, but nutritionally some are smarter choices than others.

In efforts to take action on climate change, some consumers are reducing their meat consumption by either swapping proteins or adopting a plant-based diet altogether. There are many meat alternatives on the market, but nutritionally some are smarter choices than others.

Recipes From The January 2018 Issue

Here’s to starting the year, and the day, off right! Cooking at home is great way to reduce your carbon footprint and there’s also no better way to start the day than with a balanced meal. Skip the espresso stand scone with ease – that’s not breakfast anyway – when you work ahead to prepare your morning meal.

Here’s to starting the year, and the day, off right! Cooking at home is great way to reduce your carbon footprint and there’s also no better way to start the day than with a balanced meal. Skip the espresso stand scone with ease – that’s not breakfast anyway – when you work ahead to prepare your morning meal.

Producer Partnerships

It is citrus season! Look for our best sellers, the Heirloom Navel orange and the Texas Rio grapefruit. Or try some new and different varieties. We are also highlighting our exclusive cider this January, created through a special partnership with Schilling Cider.

It is citrus season! Look for our best sellers, the Heirloom Navel orange and the Texas Rio grapefruit. Or try some new and different varieties. We are also highlighting our exclusive cider this January, created through a special partnership with Schilling Cider.

Letters to the editor

Heirloom apples · Animal welfare · Smaller packages of meat · Baby carrots · Ben & Jerry’s? · Live cultures? · Deli labeling · Dog safety

Heirloom apples · Animal welfare · Smaller packages of meat · Baby carrots · Ben & Jerry’s? · Live cultures? · Deli labeling · Dog safety

News bites

Female farmworkers solidarity · Alternative Farm Bill · UK backs bees · Blockchain tomatoes · CA limits pesticides · Carbon emissions rise · Carbon neutral eggs? · Regenerative dairy · Emotional fish · Toxic algae harms crabs · GMO apple sales · The “plantscraper” · Toxic glitter

Female farmworkers solidarity · Alternative Farm Bill · UK backs bees · Blockchain tomatoes · CA limits pesticides · Carbon emissions rise · Carbon neutral eggs? · Regenerative dairy · Emotional fish · Toxic algae harms crabs · GMO apple sales · The “plantscraper” · Toxic glitter

Our co-op community

Looking Back On 2017 · PCC’s Co-op Purposes Report · Community grants · Supporting neighborhood events · Supporting NuWaters Co-Op
in Houston · Feeding our neighbors · PCC is proud to sponsor
FareStart’s Guest Chef Night · January customer service star

Looking Back On 2017 · PCC’s Co-op Purposes Report · Community grants · Supporting neighborhood events · Supporting NuWaters Co-Op
in Houston · Feeding our neighbors · PCC is proud to sponsor
FareStart’s Guest Chef Night · January customer service star

Board Report

December board meeting · 2018 annual members’ meeting & key election dates · Communicating with the board · Next board meeting

Communicating with the board · Next board meeting · Board reports · Apply to be a trustee with PCC Community Markets

Sound Consumer, January 2018 | Issue No. 535 | Climate Change