Sound Consumer archive
August 2004


PCC director of merchandising, Paul Schmidt, spearheaded PCC's new sustainable seafood guidelines.

New sustainable seafood guidelines

by Cameron Woodworth

PCC has teamed with the prestigious Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Seattle Aquarium to launch a fantastic program to help consumers choose the most eco-friendly seafood choices.


PCC Cooks logo - cooking and health classes in Seattle

New ideas, more classes with PCC Cooks

by Nancy Schatz Alton

Perusing class schedules always excites me, but now I have several more reasons to get excited. On August 1, PCC FoodWorks changed its name to PCC Cooks. With a mission of inspiring fresh ideas for delicious natural cooking and healthy living with fun, informative classes, the program has several new elements.


Cherry tomatoes

Seasonal cooking with local produce

Celebrate the high days of summer with three recipes that take advantage of the season's freshest, locally grown organic produce — available this month at our markets.


Bob Berryman tends his peaches on his organic orchard on the banks of the Columbia River.

A Washingtonian's passion for peaches

Producer profile

by Trudy Bialic, Sound Consumer Editor

Nothing says summer like the perfect peach — velvety red skin and tender yellow flesh like sunshine. One bite and the juice runs down your chin and fingers. It tastes like hot, still summer days ...


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Bennington Place challenge grant matched for a total of $70,000

This month's report includes a Bennington Place campaign update, an excerpt from In Praise of Fertile Land — "From blossoms," Sierra Nevada in-store product donation during August and the donor roster for June 1 – 30, 2004.


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