Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Just in time for the holidays we've wrapped up vineyard site assessment season and now we're adding to the Salmon-Safe wine list. Since 1997, we've joined with our collaborating certification organizations LIVE and Oregon Tilth to certify 350+ Salmon-Safe vineyards.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Demeter, the U.S. certifier for Biodynamic® agriculture and products, today joined with Salmon-Safe, one of the nation’s leading regional eco-labels, in a new partnership to enhance water quality protection and wildlife habitat restoration on Biodynamic farms. The collaboration was announced to an audience of Biodynamic growers at the National Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa, California.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Hero of Butterflies? Van Duzer Vineyards earns Salmon-Safe "Hero of Salmon" award for native butterfly restoration
Today Salmon-Safe presented our “Hero of Salmon” award to Oregon's Van Duzer Vineyards for exceptional work in protection of landscape-level biodiversity in vineyards and adjacent natural areas. The award, a chinook salmon sculpture in stainless steel, is hand crafted from a salvaged Oregon highway sign. It is presented annually by Salmon-Safe to a Northwest wine grower at the LIVE annual meeting. Recent winners have included Ponzi Vineyards and Goschie Farms.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Join us on Thursday, July 5, in Portland for Ecotrust's water protection themed Sundown concert. Salmon-Safe is participating in the first of this unique series of free outdoor concerts each Thursday in July.
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.
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.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Jessica Rohde, a graduate student at University of Washington, is the winner of our "Year of Wine & Wild Salmon" contest. Throughout the fall, wine lovers and river conservation and native fish advocates from across the country pledged to sip Salmon-Safe wine and choose wild instead of farmed fish.
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