Beyond Organically Grown

As a farmer of organic grapes in the beautiful Okanagan valley, we work closely with Salmon-Safe to ensure that we continually adhere to ecologically sustainable agricultural practices that protect water quality and native salmon.

Salmon-Safe certification is focused on the following areas:

  • Riparian area management
  • Water use management
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Integrated pest management
  • Animal management
  • Biodiversity conservation
 
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The Salmon-Safe standards were developed over a two-year period with biologists, agronomists and farmers and have been tested in the fields of more than 300 farms in Oregon, Washington, California and Idaho, across a variety of crops.

By adhering to the stringent Salmon-Safe standards, we’ve taken our winery far beyond best organic practices.

Learn more about the Salmon-Safe farm certification or visit their website.