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Sound Consumer, September 2022

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Tips for baking the best “Everyday Cake”

Polina Chesnakova, a professional baker and cooking teacher, shares the secrets of success for baking great cakes (plus a recipe for the Tres Leches Cake in her new cookbook.)

Polina Chesnakova, a professional baker and cooking teacher, shares the secrets of success for baking great cakes (plus a recipe for the Tres Leches Cake in her new cookbook.)

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Letters to the Editor

More Einkorn flour • Plastic film recycling • Nutritional yeast and MSG • Real chocolate? • Homemade yogurt • Egg carton recycling • Avoiding idling

More Einkorn flour • Plastic film recycling • Nutritional yeast and MSG • Real chocolate? • Homemade yogurt • Egg carton recycling • Avoiding idling

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Policy Report

Aimee Simpson, PCC’s senior director of advocacy and environmental, social and governance (ESG) talked with a United Nations group on “how to learn from the past to feed the future.”

Aimee Simpson, PCC’s senior director of advocacy and environmental, social and governance (ESG) talked with a United Nations group on “how to learn from the past to feed the future.”

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News Bites

Bluebird Grain honored • Pulse export shortages • Skagit farms preserved • California water woes • Vashon solar energy • Pesticide battle • Canada plastics ban • Parks and plastic [...]

Bluebird Grain honored • Pulse export shortages • Skagit farms preserved • California water woes • Vashon solar energy • Pesticide battle • Canada plastics ban • Parks and plastic [...]

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A conversation with EarthGen

Learn how EarthGen reaches nearly 40,000 students around the state with its environmental education programs, supported by PCC’s “Farm to School” bagged apple sales.

Learn how EarthGen reaches nearly 40,000 students around the state with its environmental education programs, supported by PCC’s “Farm to School” bagged apple sales.

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Member Spotlights

PCC now has more than 100,000 members. To celebrate that milestone, we’re spotlighting some of the members who help the co-op thrive.

PCC now has more than 100,000 members. To celebrate that milestone, we’re spotlighting some of the members who help the co-op thrive.

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A new legacy for Grand Central Bakery

Grand Central Bakery’s origins are baked into Seattle’s food history. Now the famed bread makers are among a handful of mission-driven food businesses working to make sure their legacy and [...]

Grand Central Bakery’s origins are baked into Seattle’s food history. Now the famed bread makers are among a handful of mission-driven food businesses working to make sure their legacy and [...]

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PCC grants support creative, essential food programs

From schoolchildren to elders, innovative new farmers markets to treasured old community centers, see how PCC’s Food Access Grants will help nonprofit organizations around the region provide nutritious food to [...]

From schoolchildren to elders, innovative new farmers markets to treasured old community centers, see how PCC’s Food Access Grants will help nonprofit organizations around the region provide nutritious food to [...]

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Growing a new kind of cafeteria food

Cauliflower mac and cheese? A salad bar stocked from the school’s own farm? Nearly 15 years after state legislation supporting “farm to school” cafeterias, see how one Washington district has [...]

Cauliflower mac and cheese? A salad bar stocked from the school’s own farm? Nearly 15 years after state legislation supporting “farm to school” cafeterias, see how one Washington district has [...]