Sound Consumer archive
March 2004


The Bennington Place, from the cover artwork for the March 2004 Sound Consumer

The Farmland Fund steps over the mountains to save a new farm

The Bennington Place bears the name of a long time resident family. One hundred and seventy-four acres of deep silt loam soil rise from the Oregon border southwest of Walla Walla to a high point looking east across the valley toward the Blue Mountains.


Group of people sampling new foods at Vegfest 2003.

Veg-feasting in the Northwest

Imagine sampling your way through foods from more than 75 different companies. Well, a dream taste adventure is coming to town. Vegfest will be at the Seattle Center on March 27 and 28, the third annual healthy vegetarian food festival.


Plant starts at PCC.

Plant starts

by Alicia Lundquist Guy

What are these dew-dappled gems that beckon at the entrance to our stores? Plant starts from some of our favorite local growers have arrived in full force. Also, favorite tomato tips from David Johnson, Horticulturist.


Baked goods from Flying Apron Organic Bakery in Seattle's University District.

Sustainability profile — The Flying Apron Organic Bakery

by Cameron Woodworth

Working to protect the environment comes naturally to Bill and Jennifer Dowd. The father-and-daughter pair, who started the Flying Apron Organic Bakery in Seattle's University District, brings a passion for making a better world to everything they do.


Bart Walton, M.Ac., L.Ac.

Calcium vs. magnesium: The key is balance

by Bart Walton, M.Ac., L.Ac.

People in the United States consume more calcium supplements than any other group on earth ... Yet the United States ranks among nations with the highest incidence of osteoporosis.


PCC Farmland Fund logo

Farmland Fund: looking like a million dollars

by Jody Aliesan, Director, PCC Farmland Fund

This month's report includes: Announcement of a new farm saved: The Bennington Place, quotes from Maurice Telleen and Eric Schlosser, donation from Fish Brewing Company, and the donor roster for January 1 – 31, 2003.


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