Thursday, January 24, 2013
Roy Farms, a family-owned diversified farming operation in Moxee, Washington, has become the first Yakima hop grower certified for protection of water quality, water conservation, and other farming practices to protect the local watershed. Roy Farms also was one of the first Yakima Valley farms to seek Salmon-Safe certification through a pilot project utilizing a new quantitative tool to test pest management ecological impacts. The farm achieved Salmon-Safe certification on organic parcels totaling 150-acres.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
We're joining forces with The Seattle Wholesale Growers Market and cut flower growers in Oregon and Washington to develop higher value local markets for cut flowers sourced regionally and grown in an environmentally sustainable manner, rather than imported from South America.
Monday, September 24, 2012
As Salmon-Safe certifies more of the Willamette Valley's legendary hop farms, we're thrilled to celebrate the hop harvest with fresh hop beer from the most acclaimed craft brewers like Full Sail Brewing of Hood River. Full Sail tell us that every year their brewers wait with thirsty anticipation for hop harvest and the chance to celebrate by brewing fresh hop beers.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Following the Hops Trail: this two-part series from The Contemporary Sportsman follows the trail of craft brewing from Salmon-Safe certified Goschie Hops Farm near Portland to Allagash Brewing Company in Portland, Maine, featuring our Drink Like a Fish campaign with Deschutes Brewery along the way. "On a blustery autumn morning, near the small town of Silverton, Oregon, we me
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Food & Wine features the nation's top eco causes for wineries including Salmon-Safe, organic certification, and even LEED-certification for winery facilities. "The wine industry is taking all kinds of environmentally-friendly measures.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
We've wrapped up our vineyard site assessment season and now we're adding to the Salmon-Safe wine list just in time for Valentine's Day. Since 1996, we've joined with our collaborating certification organizations LIVE and Oregon Tilth to certify more than 250 Salmon-Safe vineyards.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Salmon-Safe is pleased to announce the release of Good for Farmers. Good for Fish, an inspiring new video from the Washington Water Project of Trout Unlimited filmed on location in Washington's interior Columbia Basin. The four-minute video features Salmon-Safe pioneer in the Methow watershed Blue Bird Grain Farm as well as Bartella Farm in the Okanogan watershed.
Monday, December 19, 2011
British Columbia vineyards are among the most recent additions to Oregon’s expanding Salmon Safe program. “Protecting the salmon, for us, is as important as protecting all other components in the system,” said David Avery, principal of 2,000-case Lotusland Vineyards in Abbotsford. Lotusland sources grapes from 35 acres of vineyard at seven sites in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley in the shadow of Washington state’s Mount Baker.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Monday, November 14, 2011
Last month we joined with Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) and Fraser Basin Council to launch Salmon-Safe in British Columbia (read the Vancouver Sun Salmon-Safe feature). A few weeks later and Salmon-Safe