When browsing the supermarket aisle, you may keep an eye out for certain labels – perhaps the green “organic” seal, the “fair trade” stamp, or the little frog standing for “Rainforest Alliance Certified.” For seafood, though, what are the labels to look for? Keep reading to learn how to find traceable, sustainable seafood!
Salmon delivers when it comes to boosting the health of both pregnant and nursing mothers, along with their little ones. An excellent source of protein, salmon really packs in the amino acids, which are the cellular building blocks that your baby needs to grow. Read on for six more amazing benefits to filling your plate with salmon!
Andrew Zimmern took his first trip to the Patagonia to learn about Verlasso’s practices first hand. As part of the upcoming documentary that will follow Verlasso’s production from egg to harvest, Andrew met with the scientists, farmers and production team to learn how Verlasso is farming salmon sustainably.
If you’re a chef, restaurant owner, or seafood buyer, half of your work involves offering your clients healthy, delicious food and educating them on the latest trends. On the flip side, what goes on behind the scenes in terms of sourcing has an even larger impact on what dishes your guests ultimately enjoy. Along with those bright, red organic tomatoes and free-range chickens, seeking out the highest quality sustainable seafood should be right at the top of your priority list.
We believe that it is essential that we all take deliberate actions not only on Earth Day, but everyday, to improve and protect our planet.
Here are five key actions that we stand by – we hope you’ll join us in protecting our beautiful planet, along with enjoying this delicious, ocean-friendly salmon recipe for Earth Day!
With the farm-to-table movement well underway, knowing the origins of our food has become easier over the past decade. For example, we know that buying organic blueberries at the local farmer’s market is a pretty safe bet. However, without full transparency, putting the puzzle pieces together can still be a difficult task.
Barton Seaver is an acclaimed chef, speaker, cookbook author, sustainable aquaculture advocate, and National Geographic Fellow (among other things, whew!) who works and resides in Maine. He recently sat down with us to explain how sustainability is interlinked across the environment, economy, cultures, and our health.
What’s The News?
At the beginning of the new year, we shared that Verlasso is committed to becoming an even greener and more sustainable aquaculture company. With this commitment in mind, there are many exciting changes we plan on implementing over the next few years.
One profound change is that we are in the process of working through details in an effort to seed new sites in Region XII of Magallanes.