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Friday, November 24, 2006

Shoppers get more ways to help salmon: Veggies, fruit, wine and even eggs to carry new logo

Seattle Post Intelligencer, November 2006
Eco-conscious shoppers have long known to buy local and buy organic. And Seattleites have a fair amount of local, organic produce to choose from at grocery stores and farmers markets. Now the latest local twist on the eco-labeling trend allows consumers to go a step further and buy vegetables, fruit, herbs and wine certified not to harm salmon. This week ads went onto local buses featuring one of the latest products to go "salmon-safe" -- eggs. Farmers such as Andy Wilcox, a fourth-generation egg and dairy farmer in Pierce County, are banking on consumers to look for foods bearing the salmon-safe label...


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Monday, January 23, 2006

Grocer favors fish-friendly farming

The Olympian, January 2006


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Friday, July 22, 2005

As Oregon Salmon Struggle, Wineries Chip In to Help

Wine Spectator, July 2005


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Friday, November 21, 2003

Wine industry partners with Salmon-Safe for clean streams

Hillsboro Argus, November 2003

Dreams of tasty wine and healthy salmon swim beyond the dinner table as Salmon-Safe, a Portland-based salmon conservation program, encourages area vineyards to use salmon-friendly farming. Dan Kent, managing director of Salmon-Safe, says erosion and runoff from hillside vineyards can wash toxins and silt into the Tualatin Valley Rivershed, reducing salmon survival rates... Read the article.


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Saturday, September 20, 2003

On the Northwest Vine: Which reds, whites are green?

The Oregonian, September 2003

Throughout October, you'll see notices at grocery stores and restaurants promoting the "Water, Wine and Dine" program. Here's the deal: For every participating Salmon-Safe and/or LIVE-certified wine you purchase, participating restaurants and stores will make a donation to SOLV's stream restoration efforts. It's an admirable cross-promotional effort... Read the article.


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Friday, September 19, 2003

Eco-wine labels

The Oregonian, September 2003

Confused about the logos on wine labels? Here's a quick primer. Salmon-Safe: A Salmon-Safe vineyard practices water-use management and takes erosion-control steps (such as planting cover crops) to maintain water quality and salmon habitat. The logo depicts two salmon in an "S" formation... Read the article.


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Tuesday, November 19, 2002

Pacific Salmon Benefit from New Organic Eco-Label

Environmental Media ServiceNovember 2002

Organic farmers who take steps to protect and enhance habitat for Pacific salmon can earn a special eco-label for their produce. Salmon-Safe, a regional eco-label, has joined with Oregon Tilth, the West Coast organic certifier, to integrate sustainable food production and wildlife preservation in the salmon watersheds of the Pacific Northwest. Read the article.


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Thursday, May 18, 2000

Greening the Marketplace, One Certified Purchase at a Time

E*Magazine, May/June 2000 

Consumers in Montana, Idaho, Utah, Alaska and the Pacific Northwestcan shun conventional food brands in favor of wine, dairy, fruit and vegetables stickered with the Pacific Rivers Council's Salmon-Safe label. The council only certifies growers that follow stringent conservation guidelines designed to preserve salmon habitat...


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