More on Sustainable Seafood
New policies up for passing this week could protect this small fish, used extensively for livestock feed and health products, but also by other sealife as a major food source.
Read more in the magazine's Ecocentric blog on Barton's prescription for switching from standard seafood fare to more obscure and less threatened species. "I think Seaver is onto something with his seafood philosophy, which he expounds in a new cookbook called For Cod and Country," writes blogger Bryan Walsh.
Utilizing principles and recipes from his new cookbook, For Cod and Country, Chef and NG Fellow Barton Seaver, addressed big issues affecting the ocean through the shared experience of a great dinner.
When you eat seafood, what impact are you having on your health and the health of the ocean? Find out where your favorite fish ranks in this tool.
Learn how we can balance our tastes with what's right for the oceans.
With today's technology, the fish you pull from your freezer is delicious, nutritious, more economical, and often better for the environment—and fishermen—than fresh-caught seafood.
Learn how to make sustainable choices when selecting your favorite seafood.
Join Barton Seaver in a new series exploring sustainability, community, and environmental concerns as they relate to one of the world’s most common rituals—dinner.
Watch Barton's TED talk aboard the Mission Blue Voyage in 2010.
- For Cod & Country
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- National Geographic Weekend: Oysters
- National Geographic Weekend: Striped Bass
- National Geographic Weekend: Ceviche
- National Geographic Weekend: Pork Chops
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For Cod and Country
Order your copy of Barton's new cookbook, For Cod and Country, which features fish caught in each season and ideas for preparation, seasonings, and lists of alternate fish to substitute in these new dishes.
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