Founders of Seattle’s first food banks thought their work would be done in a matter of months. A half-century later, food banks have grown into essential services, evolving to serve their communities as best they can.
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Sound Consumer, November/December 2020 | Issue No. 560
Cairnspring Mills flour is great for more than baking. The Skagit County mill is helping build resilience into the region’s food system.
After moving to Seattle, Lilian Ryland was stunned to learn how hard it was to find Nigerian food here. She founded her own line of Naija Buka sauces so home cooks can easily make classic dishes like jollof rice.
The owners of Sky Island Farm, a Black-owned farm built with determination and against significant odds, are cultivating new ground in Washington state.
A pivotal journey from Ecuador to Mexico set the course of Sarah Canul’s career. She’ll be teaching a PCC cooking class on tamale making, one of many holiday-themed classes scheduled for the season.
Here are PCC’s holiday hours and holiday offerings.
Sarah Reeves changed her eating habits after being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. But she got a lot to think about when friends assumed she was following a vegan diet.
In her years at PCC, Terry DeBlasio influenced the nation when it came to supporting small, local businesses producing high-quality soaps, shampoos, skin creams, and other health and body care products.
What does it really mean to be certified organic? Take a look at what the USDA Organic label does —and does not — guarantee.
Led by the legal team at the Center for Food Safety (CFS), PCC joined other plaintiffs this past summer in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its rule on genetically engineered (GE) food labeling.
What we eat and how we eat have significant impacts on how we feel. PCC’s Bastyr University correspondent has suggestions for seasonal meals to support your mood.
Real Change newspaper vendors became established at PCC soon after the paper was founded. Meet some of the vendors who maintain close relationships with shoppers at their assigned stores.
An entrepreneurship program helped Herman Lanier develop his line of fine nut brittle candies.
Meet Eli Dorr-Fay, assistant store director of the Kirkland PCC.
No calorie counting • Organic poultry scorecard • Selling white sage • Coconut milk concerns
Organic pioneer awards • Arsenic limits in rice cereal • Frost-resistant sorghum • Cookbook database • PFAS ban • Funding organics research • Salmon labeling lawsuit • Cranberry health claims • Stevia penalties • Fruit breeder honored • “Molecular” coffee roastery • Old Apple Tree dies
Meet the latest recipients of PCC community grants, featuring programs focused on food justice, training and opportunities, green environmental infrastructure and keeping young people out of the criminal legal system.
A proposed rule to combat organic fraud could be the most consequential update to the organic standards to date.
PCC’s refrigeration systems are using a simple yet effective energy-saving technology to work toward our goal of 10% energy use reduction by 2022.
Highlights from the third-quarter meeting of the PCC Board of Trustees.