Sound Consumer archive
May 2003


Cover artwork for the May 2003 Sound Consumer. Four images of healthy things - people walking, riding a bike, picture of fruit and hand-full of supplements.

Prevent cancer — Four practical steps for action

by Michael T. Murray, ND

We've all heard it said: "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." When it comes to cancer, that old saying carries a ton of truth. Can cancer really be prevented? Absolutely, but you need an effective strategy — a plan.


Hands holding tomatoes - locally grown of course!

Tomato and pepper growing in the Pacific Northwest

by David Johnson, Crop Horticulturist

Having grown tomatoes locally, I'd like to offer a few ideas for home growers wishing to find the best fit for our local region. For anyone who has been at this game more than a few years, you soon discover that some just aren't suited to our nearly warm weather.


Strong bones reflect a healthy lifestyle

by Dr. Sheila Dunn-Merritt, N.D.

You assume that your bones are strong and healthy. After all, if you've never broken a bone, why would you even think your bones are fragile or in danger of imminent fracture? More than 29 million Americans have osteopenia, or low bone mass.


PCC Farmland Fund logo

Honor your Mother — help save farmland

by Jody Aliesan, PCC Farmland Fund President and Operating Officer

The Farmland Fund is acting to help save a third farm from development by making a one-year $10,000 challenge grant to Sunfield, a Waldorf school community working to preserve an 83-acre farm south of Port Townsend. Also in this article: Spring planting on the Delta Farm, Farmland Fund Highlights, and the donor roster for March 1 - 31, 2003.


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