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Sound Consumer, Nov - Dec 2018 | Issue No. 544 | Giving

PCC’S STORY OF GIVING

This holiday season we reflect on the ways that PCC gives back to our community, including partnerships, donations and grant programs.

This holiday season we reflect on the ways that PCC gives back to our community, including partnerships, donations and grant programs.

FARESTART: CHANGING LIVES

PCC’s Brooks Mason overcame employment barriers through FareStart’s culinary training to become a beloved deli staff member.

PCC’s Brooks Mason overcame employment barriers through FareStart’s culinary training to become a beloved deli staff member.

GIFT PEACE OF MIND THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Thinking about gifts this holiday season? Personal body care products make great gifts. At PCC we work to keep harmful toxins out of the products we carry.

Thinking about gifts this holiday season? Personal body care products make great gifts. At PCC we work to keep harmful toxins out of the products we carry.

ORGANIC SEED FOR THE COMMON GOOD

PCC supports the Organic Seed Alliance, which works on organic seed research and development to support organic farmers facing climate change, and consolidation and genetic engineering in the seed industry.

PCC supports the Organic Seed Alliance, which works on organic seed research and development to support organic farmers facing climate change, and consolidation and genetic engineering in the seed industry.

Holiday Feast

From locally-foraged chanterelles and wild-caught salmon to vegan savory or pumpkin pies, add a Northwest twist to your celebrations with PCC’s holiday recipes.

From locally-foraged chanterelles and wild-caught salmon to vegan savory or pumpkin pies, add a Northwest twist to your celebrations with PCC’s holiday recipes.

EATING MINDFULLY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Whether you suffer from anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, pain, high blood pressure, obesity or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) — mindful-eating may be the easiest and cheapest solution to set you free.

Whether you suffer from anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, pain, high blood pressure, obesity or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) — mindful-eating may be the easiest and cheapest solution to set you free.

PCC COOKS: GATHERING IN THE KITCHEN TOGETHER

As you prepare to sit down with your friends and family, try not to be tucked away in the kitchen. Your spread will be beautiful if prepared with love and, if you’re worried about how it will taste, PCC Cooks offers holiday cooking classes.

As you prepare to sit down with your friends and family, try not to be tucked away in the kitchen. Your spread will be beautiful if prepared with love and, if you’re worried about how it will taste, PCC Cooks offers holiday cooking classes.

PRODUCER PARTNERSHIPS: SUNDAY DRIVE DESIGNS

Ventures, PCC’s non-profit partner, provides access to business training, capital, coaching and hands-on learning opportunities for entrepreneurs with limited resources and unlimited potential. This holiday, PCC offers fun tea towels designed by Ventures client, Betsy Morrette of Sunday Drive Designs.

Ventures, PCC’s non-profit partner, provides access to business training, capital, coaching and hands-on learning opportunities for entrepreneurs with limited resources and unlimited potential. This holiday, PCC offers fun tea towels designed by Ventures client, Betsy Morrette of Sunday Drive Designs.

OUR CO-OP COMMUNITY

PCC community grant program  •  Holiday food drive  •  Green Lake gobble  •  Columbia City Holiday Lights  •  Pathway of Lights  •  CookieFest 2018  •  Customer Service Stars

PCC community grant program  •  Holiday food drive  •  Green Lake gobble  •  Columbia City Holiday Lights  •  Pathway of Lights  •  CookieFest 2018  •  Customer Service Stars

PCC BOARD OF TRUSTEES

September board meeting  •  Next board meeting  •  Communicating with the board

September board meeting  •  Next board meeting  •  Communicating with the board

NEWS BITES

Storm drain runoff kills salmon  •  Environmental fishing  •  Inclusive awards  •  Not 100% natural  •  Toxic sweeteners  •  Climate labels  •  Tick-borne meat allergy?  •  Killing bees – Neonicotinoids in wild turkeys  •  Microplastics in food  •  Oil boom byproducts  •  Electric co-ops  •  Preventing aquaculture

Storm drain runoff kills salmon  •  Environmental fishing  •  Inclusive awards  •  Not 100% natural  •  Toxic sweeteners  •  Climate labels  •  Tick-borne meat allergy?  •  Killing bees – Neonicotinoids in wild turkeys  •  Microplastics in food  •  Oil boom byproducts  •  Electric co-ops  •  Preventing aquaculture

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Awesome vegan options  •  Beyond meat?  •  Plastic free  •  Reusable containers?  •  Print receipts  •  Local produce?  •  Canned food BPA?

Awesome vegan options  •  Beyond meat?  •  Plastic free  •  Reusable containers?  •  Print receipts  •  Local produce?  •  Canned food BPA?

POLICY UPDATES

National Organic Standards  •  Farm Bill  •  GE labeling

National Organic Standards  •  Farm Bill  •  GE labeling

Sound Consumer, Nov - Dec 2018 | Issue No. 544 | Giving