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Dec. 10, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Local Seafood Meals Offer Traceable Ingredients

A new Portland company called Fishpeople is making packaged meals with sustainable local seafood and other ingredients that can be traced back to their mostly local sources. Continue reading →

Filed under: Agriculture, Foodie Friday, Sustainable seafood


Oct. 12, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

How Bamboo Sushi Gets Its Seafood

I got a chance to talk with Brandon Hill, Bamboo Sushi's director of operations, at the GoGreen Conference in Portland yesterday. He was part of a panel discussion about building a global model for sustainable supply chains. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Sustainability, Bamboo Sushi, Sustainable seafood


Sept. 21, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Exporting And Re-Importing Local Seafood?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported this week that the U.S. seafood catch hit a 17-year high in 2011. The leap from 2010 in the pounds fishermen landed and the value of the catch is staggering: From 1.9 billion pounds to 10.1 billion pounds and from $784 million to $5.3 billion. Continue reading →

Filed under: Sustainability, Foodie Friday, Sustainable seafood


Dec. 16, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

A Northwest feast of seven (sustainable) fishes

I'd never heard of the Italian feast of seven fishes until this year, and now suddenly I'm hearing about it all over the place. Italy has a tradition of eating seven different kinds of seafood in a big Christmas eve celebration. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Sustainable seafood


Feb. 28, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

12 fish you won't find at Costco anymore

Greenpeace has declared victory in its campaign to stop Costco from selling at-risk fish. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Foodie Friday, Marine Stewardship Council, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Overfishing, Sustainable seafood


Jan. 19, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Portlandia's three degrees of organic chicken

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Filed under: Sustainability, Agriculture, Farm to fork, Foodie Friday, Organic food, Portlandia, Sustainable seafood



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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