November 01, 2014Cranberry-Lemon Muffins (04:20)
Bounce those berries! PCC Chef Jackie Freeman makes healthy sweet-tart Cranberry-Lemon Muffins with her young helpers (and dedicated Seahawks fans) Gage and Dani, and their mom Diana. The kids do a great job stirring, even kicking it up into Beast Mode.
October 24, 2014
Take a field trip to the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetland and experience farm-fresh produce along with a class of preschoolers. Then, learn how our Farm-to-School bagged organic apples support such fantastic programs. Last year's apples generated more than $42,000 for the farm!
October 17, 2014
It's easy to run short on refrigerator and oven space when cooking for a large group. PCC Chef Jackie Freeman offers suggestions on using other appliances to keep things hot, along with smart ways of planning ahead for the big feast.
October 17, 2014
Wash your hands, not the bird! PCC Chef Jackie Freeman walks you through a few basics that will help you minimize potential issues while still having a delicious holiday turkey.
October 10, 2014Pumpkins take to the skies (02:04)
Mike Shriver's organic pumpkins get a few moments of glorious flight before they're packed into crates and shipped to us to be sold as jack o'lanterns.
Shriver farms about 40 different organic crops at Rents Due Ranch (the lack of apostrophe on the 's' is deliberate). He's been supplying PCC since the early '90s. According to Shriver, it's a mutually beneficial relationship:
The varietal of jack o'lantern pumpkins he grows have long, sturdy handles for stems, creating fun opportunities for creative carving. You'll also find his dense, sweet Sugar Pie pumpkins if you're in the mood for pie.
October 01, 2014Apple Pie Morning Oatmeal (03:38)
A healthy breakfast that tastes just like apple pie? Sounds perfect for fall. PCC Chef Jackie Freeman works with Ryleigh and Maya to cook steel-cut oats and caramelize apples — it’s amazing just how much the kids can accomplish in the kitchen, right down to their big jazz hands finish!
September 26, 2014Crush Time at Tieton Cider Works (02:28)
Tieton Cider Works doesn't just press apples into cider — they grow them as well. Craig Campbell is a third-generation Yakima farmer who's been growing apples organically for 25 years. The team turns those apples, along with other fruits like cherries, apricots and pumpkins, into award-winning ciders that pair wonderfully with many foods.
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!"