April 22, 2015
Created and built in Washington, these fast-acting harvesters liquefy food scraps instantly into odor-free "vegetable soup." The "soup" is then turned into organic liquid fertilizer, so the last generation of vegetables helps grow the next one. Meet the former Microsoft employee who invented this mega-composter, and see one in action at PCC.
April 08, 2015
We're proud to offer cultured butter, bloomy-rind cheese and deliciously creamy gouda made by Lisa Jacobs, the dedicated cheesemaker at Jacobs Creamery in Chehalis, Wash. What's the secret ingredient to these great products? She promises it's not unicorn powder.
March 25, 2015
Lifelong's food and nutrition program Chicken Soup Brigade has been sustaining the sick since 1983, when they began as a service delivering food to those with AIDS. Today, they've expanded to serve a large population of people with chronic illnesses, many of whom have specific dietary requirements for optimum health. We're proud to partner with Chicken Soup Brigade to stock their grocery bags with the fresh, high quality, nutritious food their customers need.
March 18, 2015Get the most juice from lemons (00:31)
PCC Chef Jackie Freeman quickly shows you a few simple tricks to get the maximum juice from fresh limes and lemons. These quick tips can add up to savings for you, along with reducing food waste!
March 16, 2015
PCC Chef Jackie Freeman invited 5-year old Gavin and his mom, Charlene, to help make a Mighty Mini Meal: Black Bean Tamale Pies. Gavin, his family and PCC are grateful supporters of the Puget Sound Blood Center, where superheroes donate necessary blood to help in ongoing battles against disease and injury. Gavin says his favorite superhero is Green Lantern, but we think Gavin himself is heroic!
March 05, 2015
Fairhaven Organic Flour arrives to our co-op grocery store from their co-op flour mill up near Bellingham, Wash. The actual mill (her name is Ruby) has been grinding wholesome grains into fantastic flour for decades. Watch Ruby at work, turning locally grown soft white winter wheat into healthy whole grain flour (it makes outstanding pancakes).
February 26, 2015
This Northwest coffee roaster has been around since 1992, and it has a secret: Fidalgo Bay listens to their beans as they roast their small batches. We're proud to be Fidalgo Bay's only retail market in the Puget Sound region — we firmly believe that these beans make a truly great cup of coffee. We also love to slurp it up during official cup tastings!
February 24, 2015Perfect poached eggs (01:00)
Poaching is a basic egg technique that beginning cooks can find intimidating — it's most often seen at brunch with fancy Eggs Benedict, after all. Truth is, it's very simple, and easy to master.
February 17, 2015
Watch PCC Chef Jackie Freeman make these parchment packets with 7-year-old Ethan, who works with his family and the American Heart Association to raise awareness of childhood heart defects. Made with wild salmon and a minimal amount of added salt, this delicious recipe does your heart good!
February 12, 2015
It's a chocolate factory in the middle of Seattle, and you don't need a golden ticket to visit: Theo Chocolate offers regular tours where you can see their bean-to-bar process and taste the final products."Chocolate is beautiful. It's a food that we celebrate with, it's a food that we love, it's a food that we gift one another." said Debra Music, Theo's Chief Marketing Officer. PCC is proud to have been Theo's first wholesale customer.