Seafood Savvy

Chapter News

This year the Sanibel-Captiva chapter of START will continue its work to improve local water quality through partnerships with regional authorities to minimize the impacts of runoff and nitrification.  The chapter also has plans to institute a new wastewater awareness and management program, and to resume Seafood Savvy, the program that was founded in 2009 [...]

This sustainable seafood recipe is from our partner, Monterrey Bay Aquarium. Wild-caught sea scallops from the U.S. Atlantic are on the Seafood Watch yellow, "Good Alternatives" list. The majority of farmed scallops worldwide are a “Best Choices" because the way they're raised presents few threats to the environment. (Serves 2) Quick Polenta 1/2 cup polenta [...]

This sustainable seafood recipe from our partner, Monterey Bay Aquarium features tilapia. U.S.-farmed tilapia is a Seafood Watch "Best Choice." (Serves 4) 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 1/4 pound tilapia fillets, cut into 2x1-inch pieces Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 [...]

This sustainable seafood recipe from our partner, Monterey Bay Aquarium features mussels. Farmed mussels are a “Best Choice” because they're raised in an environmentally responsible way. (Serves 4) 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 red onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 28-ounce can Italian tomatoes in purée (preferably San [...]