Sound Consumer archive
by Goldie Caughlan, PCC Nutrition Education Manager
The flurry of food safety stories making headlines recently is hard to keep up with and digest ... And there's hope that getting these stories on the table, so to speak, is raising awareness and forcing some change toward a more accountable and healthier food system.
Long before mad cow disease made headlines, the careful animal husbandry practices by PCC's meat vendors afforded a high level of consumer confidence.
by Mimi Ford
Good news for chocolate lovers: there is a new chocolate maker in town, the Essential Chocolate Company — and their organic product is delicious.
by Patricia Fluhrer, Pharm.D, M.D. and Carol Vecchio, Executive Director, Centerpoint Institute
The new year is a time when many people evaluate the course of their lives, including their jobs. Does your job make you feel overwhelmed, trapped or out-of-control? Beware ... job-related stress can be a strong contributor to making us ill.
by Jody Aliesan, Director, PCC Farmland Fund
This month's report includes: A $1 million grant to the Meadowbrook project partnership, notice of upcoming information on the Farmland Fund's newest farm — the Bennington Place, and the donor roster for December 1 – 31, 2003.