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This article was originally published in November 2014

Healthy Kids Cook

Over the course of the year, we’ve created a video series called Healthy Kids Cook, and our experiences cooking with kids of all ages have firmly cemented our belief that kids truly enjoy helping in the kitchen.

Not only that, the experience is a great inspiration for them to try new, healthy foods that they might otherwise resist. PCC Chef Jackie Freeman, who’s hosted the kids, says, “The holidays are a busy time, especially in the kitchen. Encourage your kids to participate with simple, age-appropriate tasks that give them some ownership, like reading recipes, measuring ingredients or mixing and stirring.”

 

All Aboard!

PCC is partnering with Amtrak Cascades for a Buy One Fare, Get the Second Fare at 50% Off coupon. Relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery and avoid the traffic with train routes traveling from Eugene, Ore. to Vancouver, B.C. Coupons are available at PCC Natural Markets checkstands while supplies last. Good for travel dates through March 31, 2015, with some restrictions.

 

Fresh, seasonal videos

Farm-to-school bagged apples

Learn more about our bags of organic Fuji apples and the fundraising program that contributed more than $42,000 to the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetland last year. Watch video »

Quick cooks: winter squash

PCC Chef Lynne Vea shows you how to cut and roast squash, discusses different varieties and shares some of her favorite recipes. Watch video »

Diestel family turkey ranch

This fourth-generation family-operated turkey farm oversees every step of the process, from breeding to delivery. As Heidi Diestel says, “It’s not about being the biggest, it’s about being the best.” Watch video »

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