There’s nobody more attuned to what’s freshest and most plentiful than someone who fishes every day. Whenever you can, try to support fishermen by shopping at your local market or fishmonger.

Local, Wild-Caught  Fish is Best

Most Salmon is Farmed  and Most Isn't Great

The ocean-based cages used for farmed salmon, have all kinds of problems: too many fish get crowded into small areas, leading to diseases and parasites that take antibiotics and harsh chemicals to control.

Not All Fish Farms Are Bad

A growing number of farms use a recirculating setup that filters and recycles water, creating a closed-loop system where extra nutrients are recycled to feed crops like  lettuce and tomatoes.

Read FoodPrint’s report on Farmed Seafood, where you can learn to separate the facts about aquaculture from the marketing buzz.