PCC Sound Consumer | November 2002

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November 2002

Slow Food

by Charles Finkel, Slow Food

Slow Food is a superb combination of words, especially in our fast food nation. Slow Food, the opposite of fast food, was conceived by a food enthusiast from a cheese-making town in the Piemonte region of Italy. Included are Make it from scratch recipes, and Heirloom turkeys and biodiversity, article.

Pumpkin pie

Make it from scratch — Have a Slow Food Thanksgiving

Recipes for your holiday: Pecan Pie, No-eggs No-dairy Tofu Pumpkin Pie, Two alternative Pie Crusts, and Green Kale Waldorf Salad

Heirloom turkeys and biodiversity

The loss of biodiversity in turkeys is no less dramatic than what's happened in the plant kingdom. Historically, about 10,000 plant species have been used for human food. Today, about 150 plant species make up the diets of most of the world's people. Of these, just 12 provide more than 70 percent of our food.

Extra Member Appreciation

In this season of giving thanks, PCC Natural Markets wishes to thank its members for a tremendous year. The best way we know how is to help you save money on the products PCC carries. In December, PCC is increasing the number of Member Appreciation Days from one to four, to thank you for your membership and patronage.

Eighty percent of immune and hormonal stress comes from my gut?!

by Dr. Rebecca Wynsome, N. D.

While the Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) controversy continues in the media and our minds, let's focus on the link between our digestion, immune stress, and hormones. Let's start with a few basics:

PCC Farmland Fund logo

Thank your local organic farmer: help keep our food close to home

by Jody Aliesan, PCC Farmland Fund President and Operating Officer

In this season of gratitude we thank our Washington organic farmers. They do the work and take the risks to provide us with sustainable sources of fresh, clean, local produce. Article includes information about the Farmland Fund's "Thank you" card, protection shares, WDFW deal closing, Farmland Fund Highlights and the Donor List for September 1 – 30.

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