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How Some Chefs Have Stopped Cooking So Much Salmon And Learned To Love Trash Fish

OPB | Nov. 11, 2013 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: Some chefs and environmentalists are joining together to get people to eat lesser known seafood known as "trash fish."

Agriculture | Ecotrope

Local Seafood Meals Offer Traceable Ingredients

Ecotrope | Dec. 10, 2012 4:31 a.m.

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.

Fish & Wildlife | Sustainability | Ecotrope

How Bamboo Sushi Gets Its Seafood

Ecotrope | Oct. 12, 2012 3:40 a.m.

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.

Sustainability | Ecotrope

Exporting And Re-Importing Local Seafood?

Ecotrope | Sept. 21, 2012 9:44 a.m.

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.

Fish & Wildlife | Ecotrope

A Northwest feast of seven (sustainable) fishes

Ecotrope | Dec. 16, 2011 9:09 a.m.

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.

Fish & Wildlife | Ecotrope

12 fish you won't find at Costco anymore

Ecotrope | Feb. 28, 2011 4:37 a.m.

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