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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Newly expanded Salmon-Safe wine list

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.


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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Biodynamic & beyond: announcing our new partnership with Demeter USA

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.


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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.


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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Sundown Concert with Salmon-Safe on July 5

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.


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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Wineries helping the World: Food & Wine Magazine features Salmon-Safe

Food & Wine Magazine

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.


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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Uncorked for Valentine's Day: Salmon-Safe wine list expands

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.


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Monday, December 19, 2011

British Columbia wine industry comes on stream with Salmon-Safe certification

Wines & Vines Magazine

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.


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Monday, December 12, 2011

Meet the winner of our "Year of Wine & Wild Salmon" contest

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.


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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Final hours to take pledge: win a years supply of wine + wild salmon

 For a chance at King Estate wine and a year’s supply of wild Bristol Bay salmon, pledge to sip Salmon-Safe wine and choose wild instead of farmed fish. Want to know more?


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Monday, November 14, 2011

Gearing up for a Salmon-Safe Thanksgiving: Canadian-style

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


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