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by Marilyn Walls, M.S.
From diet to skin care products, consumer choices help achieve healthy, radiant skin.
Like blackberries and apples, wild salmon have a fresh season — and it's happening right now. Read about the health benefits of PCC's wild, Alaskan salmon plus chefs' cooking tips for King, Sockeye and Coho.
It's fresh, wild salmon season, and PCC has plenty of ideas for making it the center of your summer table. Here, we offer four easy preparations you've likely not tried.
A good sunscreen can play a role in preventing sunburns that are a major risk factor for melanoma – provided you use it correctly. Learn about what makes PCC's chemical-free sunscreens a good choice.
by Diana Chapman
PCC Natural Markets is turning food waste from our stores into high-quality fertilizer, available for sale at our stores.
Look for local, organic strawberries, cherries and blueberries late in the month! Also new: Punk Rawk Lab nut-milk "cheese," Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt, HostDefense mushroom-derived supplements and Chinook Wines vibrant, spicy rosé.
Learn about the collapse of the Pacific sardine fishery, the rise in U.S. honey production, why California olive growers are turning to almonds, and more!
We're delighted to announce that our Seward Park store is relocating to the historic neighborhood of Columbia City! The new location will include salad and hot food bars, ramen and other cuisine in fresh broth, a taqueria station, espresso and smoothies, full-service meat and seafood counters and a classroom.
CEO Cate Hardy has announced plans for PCC to provide online shopping and delivery. We'll have more to share soon about when this service will be available.
Organic "Sunset" lawsuit · EPA tests for glyphosate? · Eat eggs with vegetables · Dairy farmers break antibiotics law · Lowe's to phase out neonicotinoids · Store-brand "organic" eggs · Pesticides and lower sperm quality · Hain "all-natural" lawsuit · Doctors call for glyphosate ban · GE eucalyptus trees · Nuts for longevity · FDA to end approval of poultry drug · Restaurants surpass grocery stores