Sensible Seafood Fest - Thursday, May 23rd from 7-10 p.m. at the Virginia Aquarium - Enjoy a fun and flavorful adults-only feast with friends and foodies at theVirginia Aquarium. Sample foods from Sensible Seafood restaurant partners and learn about regional efforts focused on restoration, sustainability, and environmental stewardship.
Seafood Restaurants Cast a Wider Net for Sustainable Fish
Vancouver's This Fish Initiative "serial codes individual animals - 339,901 at the time of writing ...Customers can trace their plate or buy back to the specific boats, pinpointing the exact time and location of a catch. ..Vancouver is also the birthplace of the Ocean Wise program...restaurants and markets ...promote sustainability by colour-grading seafood according to population health. The program has become so ubiquitous in the city that savvy diners all but expect it in their choices."
When you're at the store or ordering in a restaurant, how do you know which seafood to choose? It’s not as confusing as it might seem. Follow these eight basic rules to make smart seafood shopping choices that are good for your health and the health of our oceans: 1.Eat lower on the food chain 2.Know where fish is from 3.Buy American 4.Buy wild 5.Know how it's caught 6.Eat local 7.Look for the label (Marine Stewardship Council) 8.Frozen/pouch can be good Bonus: 9.Buy from trusted…
Sixteen Santa Barbara-based fishermen are participating in the Dock to Dish pilot program in California. Here, Charlie Graham fishes for lobster on his vessel, the March Gale, out of Santa Cruz Island.