First Copper River Salmon Going to Health Care Workers With Celebrity Chef Event Sunday
The first recipients of Copper River’s prized king and sockeye salmon will be front-line workers at Seattle's Swedish Hospital.
The season opened yesterday for 12 hours on the Copper River flats to a modest harvest, fishermen noting that they are “at the front end of the run”. With the foodservice industry seriously compromised by COVID-19, many members of Cordova's 500-vessel sockeye fleet stoked hopes that their catch would find a home at retail shops suffering from shortages of other proteins, due to closures...
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