Modern meat substitutes expertly imitate the flavors and textures of hamburgers, sausages and other products. The cutting-edge new foods raise complex new problems even as they provide solutions for others.
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Sound Consumer, January/February 2021 | Issue No. 561
Cedric Habiyaremye’s research into quinoa is providing new sources of nourishment and a success that’s rewarding personally as well as globally. “I know what it feels like to be hungry,” he said.
To cookbook author and cooking class instructor Hsiao-Ching Chou, “vegetables are life.” She shares her thoughts on Chinese cooking and a recipe for Seared Tofu with Baby Bok Choy.
Join Nancy Leson with a recipe for Honey Oat Sandwich Loaf to learn how the “Community Loaves” project is bringing home-baked bread to area food banks.
A decade after angry parents, environmental advocates and health advocates demanded that the food industry remove the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) from the lining of metal cans, consumers continue to wonder whether packaging in canned foods poses a safety risk.
A study from Consumer Reports provides recommendations on which produce contains the most concerning pesticide residues. In most cases, the nonprofit recommends buying organics.
For the most part, fruit gardening means you plant once and harvest almost forever. It may be dark and raining in the Pacific Northwest right now, but that’s the best time to figure out adding fruit trees, vines or plants into gardens of any size.
Tony’s Coffee has been named the “2021 Macro Roaster of the Year” by Roast magazine. Learn more about the producer of PCC’s private-label coffee beans.
New year, new you? Our contributors from Bastyr University suggest a different approach to sustainable nutrition goals.
Despite the best intentions of the local food movement, local farms are still often treated like optional accessories to our food system rather than essential parts of our food supply. As we consider what larger policies and new systems can support small local farmers, we might consider a new argument for the movement.
The Washington State Legislature is set to begin its regular session on Jan. 11. While there will be very little that is “regular” about it, here is some information to keep in mind to stay informed and ready to participate.
PCC’s Ballard store is the world’s first grocery store to earn Living Building Challenge (LBC) petal certification by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), considered the world’s most rigorous green building standard. Learn more about what that means and how it came about.
Updates to Sound Consumer coverage on refillable container rules, P-Patches, farmworker overtime pay and more.
Honoring Tasi Gurung, night crew clerk at PCC’s Green Lake Aurora store.
At the start of 2020, PCC launched a new membership program. The number of members has increased, as has member participation rates.
Over the course of the COVID pandemic, PCC’s food bank partners have found flexible, creative ways to provide food to a growing customer base while keeping their volunteers safe.
PCC has partnered with Ridwell, a new Seattle startup making it easy to recycle materials that aren’t typically accepted in curbside recycling bins.
Tomato importing issues • Oil-free foods • Chinook salmon policy • Pesticides in spinach
Youth soda consumption drops • Progress in perennial grains • Canning jar shortage • Hops fuel craft beers • New American Viticultural Area • Cosmetic chemicals ban • Chicken price fixing • Surplus food app • Palm products barred • Bullitt prize awarded • Paper bag ban • Organic grains grant • More organic apples • Candy check stand ban • Reduced egg inspections
Make sure we have up-to-date contact information in preparation for the 2021 Board of Trustees election.
Minutes from the PCC Board of Trustees November meeting.