Look for revised nutrition labels on your favorite products starting Jan. 1, including details on how much added sugar the products contain.
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Sound Consumer, January/February 2020 | Issue No. 555
As vegetarian and vegan alternates to animal-based products become even more mainstream, new laws are barring manufacturers from using terms like “milk” or “meat” on their labels.
What’s your New Year’s resolution? Author Tara Austen Weaver used hers to learn about food waste, packaging problems—and whether one person can truly make a difference in the world.
The weather outside might be frightful, but we’ve got some delightful home remedies for winter woes, with recipes for elderberry syrup, fire cider and moisturizing body crème.
As PCC launches its new member benefit program, we’re offering discounts in partnership with other local businesses who share our values.
Since announcing PCC’s new member benefit program, we’ve gotten feedback at the register, through email and by phone. Here’s an overview of what we’ve heard and answers to some common questions.
Learn about a type of farming that could help protect local salmon habitat as well as boosting crop yields and resilience.
Should organic foods be a priority for food banks? The issue involves a societal narrative that is rooted in politics, big business and profit, but not necessarily in health.
As GE labeling enters a new era, PCC is taking steps to meet the new national standards and encourage transparency.
In the 20 years since purchasing its first piece of land, the PCC Farmland Trust has protected 23 farms, conserved more than 2,500 acres, and supported 85 farm businesses.
The Cosmic Crisp is poised to become a superstar apple and a symbol of Washington state.
Bagged organic “Farm-to-School” apples made a big difference this year to organizations supporting school gardens, cooking classes and other outdoor education programs.
A University of Washington graduate student has received the Bullitt Environmental Prize for researching the social and environmental impacts to local farmworkers.
Delayed USDA reports • Plastic bag ban • Oysters and ecosystems • Dairy farming lawsuit • New home for bee studies • Reducing agricultural plastic • World’s best cheese • Arrowhead Mills sold • Do we still love kale? • County studies compost • Antibiotic resistance in animals • Home meals reduce toxics • Wheat’s climate threats
Meet Regie Marlow from PCC’s Burien store and Steven Hensen from Issaquah.
From riding the bus to brewing coffee, virtually every action we take has a carbon footprint. Here’s how PCC measures this footprint and takes steps to reduce it.
Faster sourdough starter • Lead-free turmeric • Ban drivers from idling • Reusable vs. PLA • West Seattle parking
Applications are now available for consideration as a candidate for the Board of Trustees of PCC Community Markets.
PCC board engagement meeting report • PCC board meeting report