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.
Verlasso is moving its Chilean salmon farms and has enlisted TV personality Andrew Zimmern to document its sustainable aquaculture initiatives, the firm recently announced.
It’s that time of year again – a time to reflect and look ahead to a new year of possibilities. In that same vein, we recently asked Chef Andrew Zimmern what he’s focusing on in 2019. If you’ve ever seen the popular Travel Channel show Bizarre Foods, then you will know Chef Zimmern. Not only is he a James Beard Award-winning TV personality and chef, but he is also a writer, teacher, and star of Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food, The Zimmern List and Food Network’s Big Food Truck Tip.
While many Americans sit down everyday to a delicious and healthy meal, 40 million others in the U.S. struggle with putting food on the table – that’s a staggering 1 in 6 people.
From Thanksgiving to New Years, Americans throw away 25% more trash than any other time of year. That translates to about 6 million additional tons during the holidays. Let’s try to add some eco-friendly alternatives that lead to a zero waste holiday season.
The 3 most inspiring moments that came out of the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Oceans.
A guest post from Jamie Mitchell, a ten-time world champion paddle boarder, World Surf League big wave surfer, ocean champion, and sustainable aquaculture advocate.