Consider the oyster. A recurring battle over pesticide use in Washington waters shows us some lessons about the unintended consequences of tinkering with ecosystems — and the need for continued vigilance in environmental issues.
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Sound Consumer, May 2019 | Issue No. 549
Member Benefits • Reducing shampoo packaging • Gluten-free trigger? • Raw milk? • Salt and microplastics • Deli box options
PCC Cooks now offers some 1,600 classes per year. Here’s the story of how the program began more than 30 years ago, and how it grew into a community.
Kale joins dirty dozen • Seafood fraud report • Rainforests vs. chocolate • Roundup cancer link • Tracking beehive theft • Regulating nutrition labels • Meatless Mondays for NYC kids • More Washington wine • Dairy farm challenges • “Natural” label is attractive • MorningStar Farms goes vegan
A healthy diet is important, but you might also want to think about a personalized diet. Nutritionist Tom Ballard discusses the latest on genetic health.
How would you grade your toilet paper, tissues and paper towels? A new report looks at sustainability issues in the industry and issues some harsh grades. (Spoiler: Brands that PCC carries won high marks.)
Get ready to cast your vote in PCC’s Annual Election! Here are some key dates and deadlines.
The PCC Board of Trustees recently adopted several Bylaw amendments and one new standard. Here are full details on changes made to support the co-op’s future success.
Columbia City Farmers Market • Green Lake Food Walk • Edmonds Health & Fitness Expo • Seattle Works Day • May customer service star
Stopping pesticides in our waters • Save Bristol Bay
Alter Eco chocolates has a focus on small farmers and fair-trade practices. The company’s products are certified organic, carbon neutral, non-GMO… and decadently delicious.
Natural food companies from around the world gather each spring at Expo West, the industry’s largest annual trade show. At this year’s meeting, PCC staff hosted a sold-out summit on sustainable packaging, as well as investigating the newest trends and products for our stores.
Dirt alert • Protecting pollinators • Happy birthday Burien PCC • Mark your calendar