Salmon Safe Soapbox
Photo by Barry Kovish


Sunday, December 24, 2006

Seattle tries a new hook to save salmon: A product label assures customers that farms and vineyards don't damage fish habitats

Los Angeles Times, December 2006
This is a city that takes its salmon very seriously - as a delicacy, and as a regional icon. Now a new citywide ad campaign is asking grocery shoppers to step up and do their part to save the salmon. The bus ads remind shoppers to look for the "Salmon-Safe" label, which blesses fresh locally produced eggs, milk, wine and produce. This label assures the customer that the agricultural practices of the farm or vineyard in question do not harm salmon habitat. It's a message that seems tailor-made for this city, where organic coffee shops, farmers markets and agricultural cooperatives flourish...

PCC bus


Friday, November 24, 2006

Shoppers get more ways to help salmon: Veggies, fruit, wine and even eggs to carry new logo

Seattle Post Intelligencer, November 2006
Eco-conscious shoppers have long known to buy local and buy organic. And Seattleites have a fair amount of local, organic produce to choose from at grocery stores and farmers markets. Now the latest local twist on the eco-labeling trend allows consumers to go a step further and buy vegetables, fruit, herbs and wine certified not to harm salmon. This week ads went onto local buses featuring one of the latest products to go "salmon-safe" -- eggs. Farmers such as Andy Wilcox, a fourth-generation egg and dairy farmer in Pierce County, are banking on consumers to look for foods bearing the salmon-safe label...


Thursday, August 24, 2006

PSU first 'salmon safe' university: Portland-based nonprofit group Salmon Safe aims to help salmon thrive

Daily Vanguard, August 2006
PaquetPoliticians and environmental advocates mingled outside Epler Hall last Friday as Portland State celebrated its status as the nation's first "salmon safe" college campus. The certification, bestowed by Portland nonprofit Salmon Safe, represents PSU's efforts to help salmon "spawn and thrive" by contributing clean water to the urban watershed. "As salmon migrate through the Willamette system, the activities that Portland State is taking on will provide protection for those fish," said Peter Paquet, a professor in the urban studies department and board member at Salmon Safe....


Monday, July 24, 2006

Toyota earns environmentally friendly designation: The vehicle distribution center is the first in the nation to earn designatio

Portland Business Journal, July 2006


Wednesday, May 24, 2006

ll-organic landscape a goal for Kettle Foods: Salem company also is state's second to be Salmon-Safe

Salem Statesman Journal, May 2006


Monday, April 24, 2006

Wilcox hatches a greener future

Tacoma News Tribune, April 2006


Friday, March 24, 2006

Wilcox earns 'Salmon-Safe' label

Capital Press, March 2006


Thursday, March 23, 2006

Wilcox farm earns 'Salmon-Safe' label: egg producer earns distinction by combining agriculture, conservation

The Olympian, March 2006


Monday, January 23, 2006

Grocer favors fish-friendly farming

The Olympian, January 2006


Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Nike Campus Nets Salmon-Safe Label

Sustainable Industries Journal, September 2005