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
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
A new eco-certification program that ensures B.C. ranchers, farmers and winemakers adopt practices that protect salmon and salmon habitat will officially launch Wednesday. A non-profit foundation based in Portland, Salmon Safe has already certified 22 ranches and farms in British Columbia during a one-year pilot and training program, according to Michelle Tung, manager of Salmon Safe BC.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
How about a summer road trip to the Okanogan Valley? Please join us for Washington Water Project of Trout Unlimited's fabulous Feast of Field and Stream on Sunday, August 21st, at Bluebird Grain Farm! The dinner will showcase farms participating in TU's rapidly expanding Inland Northwest Salmon-Safe project, including Bluebird Grain Farm, Hard Row to Hoe Vineyard, and the Okanogan Producers Marketing Association.
Monday, July 18, 2011
One fine day in early summer, the Southeast Portland Fred Meyer was selling Braeburn apples for 89 cents a pound, while organic Braeburns were more than double that price, at $1.99 a pound.