Sustainable Seafood

Sustainable Seafood

Sustainable Seafood

Monterey County is the epicenter of the sustainable seafood movement. The Monterey Bay Aquarium's peer-reviewed Seafood Watch program was a pioneering effort in linking dining behavior to ocean health. Local restaurants like Passionfish, The Fish Hopper and Old Fisherman's Grotto have committed to educating their staff about ecologically conscious seafood choices. They've removed all seafood choices labeled "Avoid" by Seafood Watch from their menu, and are distributing the Seafood Watch pocket guide to diners so they can continue to make conscious choices at other restaurants.

You can make great sustainable seafood dishes right in your own kitchen! Check the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch website for a list of sustainable choices in your area. You can also download the Seafood Watch iPhone app, which received the "Best Smart Phone App" award from Treehugger. Then look up a great sustainable seafood recipe from one of America's top chefs - click here to view the Seafood Watch recipe archives.

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Featured Events

May
30
2015

Artichoke Festival

May. 30-May. 31
In 2015 the Castroville Artichoke Festival will celebrate it's 56th year at the…more
Jun
6
2015

Monterey Wine Festival

Jun. 6-Jun. 7
With hundreds of wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will lfind an embarrassment…more
Jun
6
2015

Spartan Race

Jun. 6
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Jun
13
2015

Monterey Beer Festival

Jun. 13
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Jun
20
2015

Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration

Jun. 20
The Art & Wine Celebration will showcase over 50 artists, local wines and…more
Jun
21
2015

Run in the Name of Love 5K

Jun. 21
The fifth annual "Run in the Name of Love" scenic road race and walk is…more
Jun
27
2015

Monterey BaconFest

Jun. 27-Jun. 28
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Jul
4
2015

4th of July Events in Monterey County

Jul. 4
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Jul
10
2015

Aerosmith at the Salinas Sports Complex

Jul. 10
Legendary and iconic Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Aerosmith will kick off Big Week…more
Jul
16
2015

California Rodeo Salinas

Jul. 16-Jul. 19
Each July, the West comes alive in Salinas with the California Rodeo Salinas at the…more
Jul
17
2015

FIM Superbike World Championship

Jul. 17-Jul. 19
The sounds of motorcycles will again roar through the central California hillsides…more
Jul
18
2015

78th Annual Carmel Bach Festival

Jul. 18
Carmel Bach Festival, a world-class festival of music and ideas celebrating the…more
Jul
18
2015

Carmel Bach Festival

Jul. 18-Aug. 1
The Carmel Bach Festival has a 75-year history of artistic excellence and community…more
Jul
22
2015

Feast of Lanterns

Jul. 22-Jul. 26
A tradition lasting for over a century, the Pacific Grove Feast of Lanterns is a…more
Jul
26
2015

Moss Landing Antique Fair

Jul. 26
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