PCC Purpose Program

Illustration of a honey bee.

Together we thrive.

Since our co-op’s founding in 1953, one thing has been clear: We can accomplish more together than apart. That’s why we support food systems that are driven by the communities they serve, from neighborhood farmers markets to agricultural education programs.

Get inspired by community stories

Since 1961, Sound Consumer has been dedicated to informing and inspiring readers through the co-op’s vision of advancing the health and well-being of people, their neighborhoods and our planet. Dig into the latest stories about our community partners.

A volunteer with Solid Ground holding a box of produce
A conversation with Food FARMacia

Learn about a unique collaboration between Solid Ground and Sea Mar Community Health Centers. Their Food FARMacia program provides free produce to patients at two south Seattle clinics.

Read Q&A
Lifelong worker bagging fresh produce
How nutritious food became a community’s medicine

Lifelong’s roots go back to the 1980s, when the HIV/AIDS epidemic was raging and government agencies refused to respond. In Seattle, community members came together to organize food deliveries, hospital visitations and more.

Read More

Lend your voice

Join us at Hunger Day of Action in Olympia! Each year more than 150 advocates come together in our capitol for a morning of discussions about issues facing lawmakers, information about our anti-hunger priorities, and advocacy training so you and your fellow advocates are prepared to meet with legislators in the afternoon.

Hunger Day of Action

Thursday, February 1, 2024
United Churches of Olympia
110 11th Ave. S.E., Olympia, WA 98501

Register Now