Farmer Melony Edwards explains how The Heirloom Collard Project is helping revive rare and almost forgotten varieties of these leafy greens. Throughout their long history, collards have become a symbol of identity and resilience.
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Sound Consumer, May/June 2021 | Issue No. 563
A little-noticed update to federal nutrition guidelines will play a large role in American life — and meals — for years.
Join PCC in an online competition May 3-7 to support threatened populations of salmon and steelhead.
PCC is phasing out certain baby foods and adding others in response to a troubling federal report on contaminants.
See the winning entries in an Arctic-inspired student art contest aimed at reducing plastic waste. The contest was spearheaded by local teacher Jennie Warmouth, who visited the Arctic through a National Geographic fellowship.
Our correspondent from Bastyr University reviews the research behind the superstar spice.
Dietitian Carly Knowles talked with Sound Consumer about navigating the grocery store with an eye toward nutrition. Get her insights along with her strawberry smoothie recipe!
Today’s high rises in Bellevue are planted firmly in prime farmland that once helped feed the nation. Learn about the city’s rich, complicated farming history and the landmarks that still remain.
Celebrate the Washington Farmland Trust’s conservation of Dionas Farm, a 21-acre property in Buckley.
Compostable produce bags • PCC promotions • Contaminants in baby food • Food security article • Plant-based “meat”
Rad radicchio • Annie’s eliminating phthalates • Pear ripening research • Organics enforcement • New Cornucopia leader • Defining family farms • Undercounting emissions • You’ve got mail…from your spinach • Remembering a legendary farmer • Recycling laws • “Renegade Lunch Lady” retires • Poultry plant regulations • Eating insects • Salmon crisis • Microplastics in fish feed • Global food system report
Learn how PCC stores are moving toward our five-year goal of diverting at least 90% of our waste from the landfill by 2022.
The latest edition of PCC’s annual Purposes Report includes some measurements that reflect a very different world than in years past. Check it out for facts and figures on our progress toward co-op goals.
Hear from Sandy Voit, who first joined the Board in 1985, about how the co-op has changed and how members can make a difference.
Meet Rafiur Rahman from the Columbia City PCC and Sheena Trudeau from the Ballard PCC!
The co-op works with like-minded businesses to offer members exclusive deals and discounts. Learn about our partnership with local credit union BECU.
Members of the Board of Trustees introduced CEO Suzy Monford to members, discussed growth and PCC quality standards, and answered questions at an online “meet and greet.”