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Alaska Fisherman to Bring In Estimated 179M Fish This Summer

The summer harvest season for wild Alaska salmon officially opens on May 16, with a projected harvest of 179 million fish.Should the harvest reach this prediction, 2013 will mark the eighth-largest Alaska salmon season on record and a 40 percent increase from last year’s catch of 127.

Hunt, Gather, Sauté

From the earliest recorded history, our ancestors were hunters and gatherers who foraged for their foodstuffs.Centuries later, we’ve come full circle and chefs are getting back in touch with their ancestral roots through the practice of foraging to create flavorful culinary dishes served to patrons who prize freshness, local ingredients, and seasonal dishes.

A Breath of Fresh Air

Credit the green movement, the obsession with healthy lifestyles, the desire to optimize social engagement—or all of the above; whatever the reason, restaurants are increasingly designing natural elements into their interior dining spaces.

Cochon 555 Returns to Seattle for a Six Chef St. Patrick's Day Cook Off

2013 marks a culinary milestone: The fifth anniversary of Cochon 555, a one-of-a-kind traveling culinary competition and tasting event created to promote sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs. Arriving at the quintessentially Northwest Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle March 17, the pork-centric tour brings together – for the first time ever – SIX chefs, five pigs, and five wineries for a Best of the Pacific Northwest in a St.

GOJO Sustainability Report Wins National Recognition

The 2011 Sustainability Report of GOJO Industries, Inc., has won accolades in a nationwide competition to recognize work in corporate social responsibility.GOJO Industries, Inc. is the inventor of PURELL Instant Hand Sanitizer and distributes PURELL Hand Sanitizer in away-from-home markets throughout the world.

Rodelle Project: Anything but Vanilla

It started out as a quest for the best quality vanilla and will result in new stoves for thousands of Ugandans, which will lead to better health, less impact on the environment and reduced deforestation.