Sound Consumer archive
by Kristin Vogel
PCC Farmland Trust is saving another farm. But this latest project is different than some of our past work. This is a tale of continuity, on a larger scale, and with timely regional and political relevance.
by Trudy Bialic
Dozens of you have volunteered to gather signatures for Initiative 1130, a proposal for the November ballot to ensure all egg-laying chickens in the state are not kept confined in cages.
Trudy Bialic, Director of Public Affairs
Read how chemical farming interests are trying to restrict the public’s access to information about pesticides in fruits and vegetables in the July 2011 issue of PCC's Sound Consumer.
Summer calls for light foods that are easy to prepare and eat — and yogurt‘s just right. Rich in protein and calcium, and topped with fruit and nuts, it makes for a nutritious breakfast or snack.
by Erica Strauss
Ask someone why they enjoy duck eggs and you’ll likely hear how rich they are compared to chicken eggs. They boast a proportionally larger yolk than a chicken egg, with a slightly higher fat content.
There's nothing better than an icy treat on a warm summer day, and while you'll find plenty in our freezer case, popsicles are as easy as can be to make at home.
This month we’ll enjoy the first local, organic Lapin cherries, blueberries and leaf lettuce of the season. Local strawberries and raspberries are later than usual but arriving this month! Here’s other news from our farmers, ranchers and fishermen.
Local, organic cherries and blueberries — summer at doesn't get any sweeter at PCC! And don't miss our bakery's fresh cornbread muffins, banana cake and granola — now in bulk. Look for more new local products, from Oregon pumpkin seeds to beans to creamy fromage blanc cheese, throughout our stores.
Homemade direct sales · Organic chickens cleaner · Farming vs. foraging · Eco-farming can double production · Gardens in Africa · Topsoil going, going · Exploding watermelons · Roundup ban · Mislabeled fish · Drought tolerant corn · GE toxins in human blood · Marketing to kids