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Sound Consumer, September 2018 | Issue No. 542 | PNW Producers

The superior pastured egg

Animal welfare is a major goal of the new partnership between PCC and Wilcox, which has ledto the pasture-raised PCC private label eggs that will arrive in PCC stores this September.

Animal welfare is a major goal of the new partnership between PCC and Wilcox, which has ledto the pasture-raised PCC private label eggs that will arrive in PCC stores this September.

Organic roots: A brief history of organic agriculture and certification in WA state

In the early 1970s, the organic farming movement was still in its infancy in Washington state. It took decades of dedication and organization to make organic the globally-recognized standard that it is today.

In the early 1970s, the organic farming movement was still in its infancy in Washington state. It took decades of dedication and organization to make organic the globally-recognized standard that it is today.

Producer Partnerships

Naches Heights Vineyard is a picture-perfect Washington winery. They’re also creating a delicious wine while nourishing the native ecosystem.

Naches Heights Vineyard is a picture-perfect Washington winery. They’re also creating a delicious wine while nourishing the native ecosystem.

Sustainability Report

The most common customer request that we receive is to reduce our use of plastics. We couldn’t agree more and we have been constantly exploring new opportunities to transition to more compostable options.

The most common customer request that we receive is to reduce our use of plastics. We couldn’t agree more and we have been constantly exploring new opportunities to transition to more compostable options.

RECIPES FROM THE SEPTEMBER 2018 ISSUE

With an abundance of produce still in season from the summer and some fresh fall additions, we are excited to share the many veggie-centered meals available from our seasonal Pacific Northwest bounty!

With an abundance of produce still in season from the summer and some fresh fall additions, we are excited to share the many veggie-centered meals available from our seasonal Pacific Northwest bounty!

PCC’s 65th anniversary celebration

This September we are happy to celebrate our 65th anniversary as a cooperative grocery market. In honor of this anniversary, September’s Sound Consumer celebrates our producers here in the Pacific Northwest.

This September we are happy to celebrate our 65th anniversary as a cooperative grocery market. In honor of this anniversary, September’s Sound Consumer celebrates our producers here in the Pacific Northwest.

Letters to the editor

A million thanks · Pesticides: organic and nonorganic · Why are gums in yogurt? · Concerning bee products · Drug disposal

Co-op values · Animal welfare · Pollinators · Board elections · Plastic free?

News bites

Organic agenda · Big Food lobby struggles · New food lobby forms · Glyphosate in food · Eggs reduce strokes? · Irish GE ban · Strawless in Seattle · FDA food safety failure · Plant breeding for health · Fake stevia · Hawaii bans pesticide · Brain food

Organic agenda · Big Food lobby struggles · New food lobby forms · Glyphosate in food · Eggs reduce strokes? · Irish GE ban · Strawless in Seattle · FDA food safety failure · Plant breeding for health · Fake stevia · Hawaii bans pesticide · Brain food

Our co-op community

Party in the Park · Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival · Cycle the WAVE · Annual Salmon Homecoming Celebration · Thor Hanson’s “Buzz — The Nature and Necessity of Bees” · Edmonds 10-year anniversary · September customer service star · PCC Cooks

Party in the Park · Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival · Cycle the WAVE · Annual Salmon Homecoming Celebration · Thor Hanson’s “Buzz — The Nature and Necessity of Bees” · Edmonds 10-year anniversary · September customer service star · PCC Cooks

Sound Consumer, September 2018 | Issue No. 542 | PNW Producers