September 12, 2014
The smiling faces and honking horns at Redmond's annual 'Big Truck Day' are proof that little kids adore big rigs. But can a brightly painted box truck get kids to adore healthy food? PCC Natural Market's new TasteMobile is a fun way to beat fussy eating. Kids give their tastes a thumbs up or a thumbs down using a simple voting system. The results are tallied, and popular items will get a coveted 'Kid Picks' label at PCC stores.
September 01, 2014Mini Corn Quiches (05:03)
These easy quiches ditch traditional pie crust for lightly buttered whole wheat toast. PCC Chef Jackie Freeman and her kid helper Cainen make quick work of them, and Cainen gets to try cracking eggs for the first time. Mom's role? She gets to help "next time!"
August 28, 2014
Evening Magazine's Jim Dever challenges PCC Chef Lynne Vea to make a healthy meal for a family of four for just $12. Watch Lynne create a delicious meal featuring spaghetti, heirloom tomatoes and green beans.
August 18, 2014Ways to Love Your Leftovers! (07:03)
Whether it’s because we’ve strayed from our shopping lists, decided to eat out instead of cook the food we have, or simply waited too long to eat what's on hand, there’s a good chance we’ve all wasted food this week. The King County Food: Too Good to Waste program shows us how much is actually wasted and how to reduce that amount in your home. King County spokesperson Karen May joined host Margaret Larson on the show, and PCC Chef Jackie Freeman demonstrated how easy it is to turn leftovers into a delicious salad.
For more ideas on what to make with your leftovers, check out the following recipes:
Think you don't waste much food at home? Take the Food: Too Good To Waste Challenge to find out!
August 14, 2014Nash's Organic Produce (03:22)
Over the years he's been farming in the Dungeness River Valley, Nash Huber has grown his operation from 40 acres to 700. His incredibly sweet carrots (picked on demand for PCC) are downright famous, and his crops now include incredible whole grain flours. Nash shares his philosophy on multi-generational sustainability: growing great produce, providing good jobs and protecting organic farmland forever.
August 01, 2014Summertime Fritters (05:09)
Gad zukes! A food processor and a few common ingredients help these fritters come together with ease. PCC Chef Jackie Freeman gets lots of assistance with vegetable prep from her helper Jasper and his mom, Claudia. Jasper loved these fritters – we hope your family does, too!
July 31, 2014Schooner Exact Brewing (02:35)
Meet the family behind Schooner Exact Brewery in South Seattle. Every time you raise a pint of First Session IPA, their exclusive PCC Farmland Trust brew, you save farmland!
July 17, 2014
The petite 35-acre Little Eorthe Farm is part of the larger Orting Valley Farms, a PCC Farmland Trust project since 2009. Little Eorthe's 600 hens are free to roam acres of healthy pasture, and it's no surprise that this relaxed, highly nutritious lifestyle results in delicious eggs. We talk to farmer Carrie Little about how she uses the chickens to help clear and fertilize her land while collecting their exceptional eggs. You'll find these eggs at our Seward Park, Issaquah and West Seattle locations.
July 04, 2014Best Blueberries (03:46)
Mark LaPierre, of LaPierre Farms in Zillah, Wash., uses everything from falcons to blow-up toys to ensure his berries are the best. They're so good, PCC Natural Markets buys the whole crop.