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Sound Consumer, September/October 2021 | Issue No. 565

Mowing Down the Grass Ceiling

Audra Mulkern’s work literally puts female farmers back in the picture. Her Female Farmer Project photographs and Women’s Work film documentary reveal previously hidden stories.

Audra Mulkern’s work literally puts female farmers back in the picture. Her Female Farmer Project photographs and Women’s Work film documentary reveal previously hidden stories.

Sustainable Living with the Zero-Waste Chef

Anne-Marie Bonneau, “The Zero-Waste Chef,” has practical advice and lots of inspiration for reducing plastic and food waste. Check out her tips and a classic zero-waste recipe.

Anne-Marie Bonneau, “The Zero-Waste Chef,” has practical advice and lots of inspiration for reducing plastic and food waste. Check out her tips and a classic zero-waste recipe.

Reclaiming Land by Growing Native Foods

Victoria Plumage’s goal: Growing native plants to make them more accessible to Native people living in Seattle. “It’s about food, and our traditional medicines—about so many things that people don’t realize are connected to plants.”

Victoria Plumage’s goal: Growing native plants to make them more accessible to Native people living in Seattle. “It’s about food, and our traditional medicines—about so many things that people don’t realize are connected to plants.”

“Not Just for Profit” Nut Butter Company Helps Transform Women’s Lives

Women who’ve overcome adversity have a hard time finding work once they’re clean, sober, and stable. Enter Ground Up, a Portland-based nut butter company making a delicious difference.

Women who’ve overcome adversity have a hard time finding work once they’re clean, sober, and stable. Enter Ground Up, a Portland-based nut butter company making a delicious difference.

Salmon Standards in Action

October is National Seafood Month, and PCC is stocked up on previously frozen Alaskan Sockeye and Bristol Bay Chinook salmon that meet our strict sourcing standards.

October is National Seafood Month, and PCC is stocked up on previously frozen Alaskan Sockeye and Bristol Bay Chinook salmon that meet our strict sourcing standards.

Nutrition Access Report

Join us at a PCC member event to hear from Harvest Against Hunger, a nonprofit agency helping our farm-to-food-bank program succeed.

Join us at a PCC member event to hear from Harvest Against Hunger, a nonprofit agency helping our farm-to-food-bank program succeed.

News Bites

Dairy-free delivery  •  Dropping dicamba plans  •  Language and biodiversity  •  Rising avocado demand  •  Pioneering farmer dies  •  Mechanical pollination  •  Salmonella outbreak report  •  Farmworker dangers  •  Butterfly conservation  •  Fossil fuel divestment  •  Organic Center calculator  •  Chemicals in cosmetics  •  Pongamia tree oil  •  Wine and yeast  •  Manatee deaths  •  Functional food sales

Dairy-free delivery  •  Dropping dicamba plans  •  Language and biodiversity  •  Rising avocado demand  •  Pioneering farmer dies  •  Mechanical pollination  •  Salmonella outbreak report  •  Farmworker dangers  •  Butterfly conservation  •  Fossil fuel divestment  •  Organic Center calculator  •  Chemicals in cosmetics  •  Pongamia tree oil  •  Wine and yeast  •  Manatee deaths  •  Functional food sales

Sound Consumer, September/October 2021 | Issue No. 565