PCC Sound Consumer September 2007 | PCC Natural Markets

Sound Consumer archive
September 2007


Non-GMO Project: A campaign for healthier eating

by Jeffrey M. Smith

You may have heard that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe, properly tested and necessary to feed a hungry world. Yet we know none of that is true ... Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) present one of the most dangerous and radical changes in our food ever.

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Fall member meeting

If you’re a PCC member, please join us for our fall member meeting on October 17 ... [and] celebrate one of PCC’s longstanding relationships with another cooperative, Country Natural Beef (CNB), previously known as Oregon Country Beef. Reservations will be accepted until October 10.

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Sierra Nevada: Brewing good things

The words evoke images of lofty granite spires, cool, forested expanses, icy cold streams — and beer. Taken in the abstract, they suggest purity, integrity, the power of nature — and beer. The Sierra Nevada range separates California from Arizona and Nevada and supplies an iconic name for countless local businesses ...


Saving farmland: in the spirit

by Kathryn Gardow, Executive Director

This month's topics include: announcement about the Ames Creek Farm Tour held on September 22, PCC Farmland Trust's mission and purpose, Ames Creek challenge grant, new address for the Trust, and a special thanks to Elliott Bay Bookstore.