Unusually promising new research suggests eating organic foods sharply drops the risk of developing certain cancers. Researchers believe the results may come from the reduced pesticide residues found in organic produce.
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Sound Consumer, March 2019 | Issue No. 547
People who buy organic foods most frequently are far less likely to develop diabetes, according to this research study. The effect was most pronounced with animal products; the greatest benefits were associated with purchasing organic milk, eggs, or meats.
Plant-forward eating • New bulk shampoo coming • Food waste • Recycle deodorant containers? • Reduce plastic • Packaging • Palm oil concerns
Tariffs hurt Washington • Tree fruit companies sold • Hydroponics core misleading? • Disposable diaper chemicals • Resistance to plastic • Impact of dam removal • U.S. votes no on nutrition • France phasing out glyphosate • EPA approves dicamba • Suing to stop farm pay hikes • Fish for heart health
Learn some of the results from recent focus groups in our stores! We’ll be using these insights, along with additional research, to help update our member benefit program.
PCC staff sorted through 1,600 pounds of generated waste at two locations as part of a zero waste audit. By learning what items are commonly mis-sorted, we hope to update our waste bin labels and help customers and staff divert more waste from the landfill.
Moisture festival • PCC Farmland Trust • Winter grant recipients • March customer service star
Learn where you can meet directly with board members as part of a new outreach program.
Most of PCC’s bakery goods are made from scratch daily at the commissary tucked into the Edmonds store. Developing recipes there is a team effort that can involve 500-pound test batches.
The family behind the first 100 percent certified organic creamery in the U.S. has a history of beating extraordinary odds through creative solutions.
Check out our March schedule and get acquainted with baking instructor Laurie Pfalzer.
See what organic produce we’ll have in our stores through March, including a purple sprouting broccoli bred in the Pacific Northwest.
A quick-cooking source of protein and healthy fats, organic eggs are an ideal choice for busy weeknights. The following recipes pack plenty of flavor and make a satisfying meal, whether you prefer your eggs fried, poached or soft boiled.
The National Organic Standards Board meets in Seattle April 24-26. Sign up by April 4 to comment.