Sound Consumer archive
April 2006


Image of sprouts coming out of the soil. Cover artwork for March 2006 Sound Consumer

The buzz that makes the world go round

by Debra Daniels-Zeller

Bees are like the salt in bread; you never really notice them until they’re missing. Albert Einstein put it bluntly, “No bees, no food for mankind. The bee is the basis for life on this earth.”


Miso soup with tofu

To fu or not to fu: Quality and quantity of soy matters

by Cynthia Lair

There’s been a lot of discussion recently in the wholistic nutrition media about the pros and cons of eating soy products. Some of it has been fueled by a recently released book called “The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food,” by Kaayla T. Daniels Ph.D., C.C.N.


Mike Shriver and JoanE McIntyre of Rent's Due Ranch

A little help for our friends at Rent’s Due Ranch

by Trudy Bialic, Editor

It’s fair to say that PCC wouldn’t be what we are today without the produce grown by Mike Shriver, JoanE McIntyre and their family at the Rent’s Due Ranch in Stanwood. They’ve played an integral role in the success and growth of our co-op ...


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