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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Making a Difference

Real Simple Magazine

"Can you trust that label?" asks Real Simple. The magazine rates Salmon-Safe as most trustworthy alongside Fair Trade Certified, Forest Stewardship Council, and four other leading labels...

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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Salmon-Safe Puget Sound starts with Parks, Campuses: University of Washington Bothell and other sites achieve certification

Salmon-Safe and its Seattle-based outreach partner The Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability (NBIS) will announce today that the Washington State Department of Ecology headquarters campus, Port of Seattle Parks, and the co-located campus of University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College have become the first urban Washington sites t


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Saturday, November 24, 2007

Oregon Brewery Introduces Organic, Salmon-Safe Ale

Sustainable Food News

Oregon's Deschutes Brewery Friday debuted its newest beer, Green Lakes Organic Ale, the first to be brewed with Salmon-Safe certified hops. The Bend, Ore.-based brewery got started on the idea four years ago when Deschutes brewmaster Larry Sidor began looking for organic barley to meet the company's criteria. To qualify for certification from the nonprofit Salmon-Safe, hops growers meet rigorous conservation requirements...

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Monday, September 24, 2007

Green Grapes Grow On Oregon

Eugene Register-Guard

Simply put, growing good grapes requires planting the right vines in the right soil in the right climate and letting nature do its work. Of course, it's never that simple. Growers are at the mercy of weather, soil conditions and pests in a never-ending quest to control a patch of ground that can produce fruit that will make good wine... The Salmon-Safe message resonates with residents in the Pacific Northwest in particular, who know how important the iconic fish is to the region's ecosystem...


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Monday, September 24, 2007

Salmon-Safe Goes Urban: The Pacific Northwest's favorite eco-label has its sights on corporations, colleges and homes.

A Fresh Squeeze: Seattle Edition

It's hard to miss the Salmon-Safe label if you live in Seattle. The eco-stamp of approval adorns a cornucopia of foodstuffs, including apples, wine, vegetables, herbs, berries, dairy and eggs... Today Salmon-Safe is one of the most recognized eco-labels in our region, falling close behind national heavyweights like USDA Organic and Fair Trade Certified.

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Sunday, June 24, 2007

Green revolutionaries: West Coast wine growers fight to save the environment

Wine Spectator, June 2007


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Thursday, May 24, 2007

An eco-system of one's own

Vanity Fair, May 2007
Leo DiCaprio's on the cover and Salmon-Safe is among the inside offerings in Vanity Fair's Green Issue. In its easy-to-read consumer guide to food labels, VF gives Salmon-Safe a top ranking of "most reliable." Salmon-Safe is rated alongside USDA Organic, Fair Trade Certified and four other leading labels...

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Thursday, May 24, 2007

How green is your red? As wineries gain sustainable certifications, shop carefully

Portland Tribune, May 2007
If you have trouble tasting the difference between a cabernet sauvignon and a pinot noir, the labels on a restaurant wine list or in the grocery store wine aisle can read like a foreign language. If, in addition, you would like your wine to be produced using sustainable practices, you may be even more overwhelmed by the various certification labels that promise just that. Help is on the way....


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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

How to... be a Green Wine Drinker

allfoodscotland.com, April 2007
Salmon-Safe certification rates a "seriously green" rating from this UK foodie web site. "If you really want to up your green credentials then spare a thought for the effects of winemaking on freshwater salmon..." Read the article.


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Sunday, December 24, 2006

Seattle tries a new hook to save salmon: A product label assures customers that farms and vineyards don't damage fish habitats

Los Angeles Times, December 2006
This is a city that takes its salmon very seriously - as a delicacy, and as a regional icon. Now a new citywide ad campaign is asking grocery shoppers to step up and do their part to save the salmon. The bus ads remind shoppers to look for the "Salmon-Safe" label, which blesses fresh locally produced eggs, milk, wine and produce. This label assures the customer that the agricultural practices of the farm or vineyard in question do not harm salmon habitat. It's a message that seems tailor-made for this city, where organic coffee shops, farmers markets and agricultural cooperatives flourish...

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