This video playlist contains some of our seafood stories & how-to cooking demonstrations around the broad subject of sustainable seafood.
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Learn about the Monterey Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program which helps educate the public about sustainable seafood.
A visit to the Monterey Abalone Company which is located under the wharf in the picturesque town of Monterey, CA.
Chef Nathan Lyon – Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch unite to deliver an important message: you can find out if the fish you intend to buy is sustainable.
We learn how to can sardines, and visit a sustainable seafood micro-cannery to see how albacore tuna is canned.
Given a choice, I prefer local over organic. Here’s why.
A local farm and eatery reaches out to the local community for help.
Building a local food economy also depends upon retaining local farms, and creating new ones. Ken Meter outlines the problem of affordable farmland.
As a new USDA report documents for the first time the economic value of the local food economy, a local organization helps build deeper connections around local food.
September 19, 2011 After discovering “fruits & vegetables are transported around the Globe and purchasing an apple grown around the corner in a local supermarket is impossible”, Willem Treep and Drees Peter van den Bosch (of the Netherlands) got together to come up with an idea on how to get locally grown produce into local […]
December 23, 2010 A group of middle school photography students from the University School of Nashville went to their local farmers market to snap pictures and ask a variety of questions of the farmers and vendors, such as buying local food over food being distributed from as far away as New Zealand. The result was […]
If Florida’s Tampa Bay turns out to be merely the “tip of the iceberg”, good luck finding locally sourced fresh foods.
Farmer, and local food activist, Laura Masterson shares her concerns for the future protection of urban farmlands in Oregon, and across the country.
Ken Meter expresses optimism for the future of local food economies, suggests we choose healthier foods to eat as a guide toward supporting local food economies.
March 30, 2010 This has been a hot topic in my community (Portland, OR) lately, and I see it is being discussed in Sacramento too. If you want to eat locally, it’s important to support local farmers and to plan (smartly) for the future: save farmland for farming and not necessarily to be developed. And […]
Expert food system analyst Ken Meter, defines what constitutes a strong local food system, and why it’s so important to the health and well-being of a region.
Responding to your thoughtful comments This week I had planned on waxing poetic about my little victory garden. The Brandywine and Mr. Stripey tomatoes whose arrival I’m anxiously awaiting, the sweet peas that are eagerly climbing up their stakes and it looks as if this year there will be cantaloupe. But after seeing how last […]
January 13, 2010 National Geographic has just published a 320 page book with “8 Simple Steps to a Healthier You”, called true Food. There is a short excerpt to give you an example of what is inside: ” What’s in Season? A Guide to Local Eating in the Winter: •The Northeast: From root cellars and […]
January 8, 2010 Due to dwindling numbers, a ban on catching red snapper along the coast of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas was enacted January 4, 2010. The new law has a ripple effect for many in the Southeast region. Some are seeking new regulation – to take into consideration the economic impact on a […]
March 21, 2010 Building a local food economy has been a focus of several CUpS interviews, and examples shown through stories of artisans, farmers, and businesses doing just that. It was heartening to read Barry Estabrook‘s review of a recently published book by farmer Ben Hewitt, The Town that Food Saved: How One Community Found […]