Sound Consumer archive
by Alicia Lundquist Guy
"The days are getting colder and Pacific Northwesterners are beginning to move in out of the rain ... Local farmers have harvested all but the last hardy crop and are looking forward to their annual winter hibernation." Article profiles eight farmers: Rent's Due Ranch, Many Hands blueberries, Scott Leach Orchards, Mark LaPierre, Full Circle Farm, Twin Springs Farms, George and Apple Otte, and Dungeness Organic Produce.
For your delicious centerpiece, you can trust PCC for dozens of great-tasting natural meat choices. Turkey and the trimmings may take center stage on your dinner table this month, but a sweet ending to a hearty fall meal is always appreciated. And
You've seen their faces and perhaps have met them outside PCC's stores — the friendly vendors selling Real Change News, the bi-weekly newspaper on homeless issues. Your purchase of the paper makes a big difference in their lives.
Tim and Joan Diestel have a passion for doing things the old-fashioned way. Every day, they still "walk the flock" and visit their birds, a tradition dating back nearly 80 years. That's when Tim's great-uncle, Ernest Bottini, started raising range-grown turkeys.
This month's report includes thank-you cards sent to farmers with a Farmland Fund donation, Employee Matching Gift Program, a report on the Delta Farm, Bennington Place news, and the donor roster for September 1 – 30, 2004.