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Sacramento Business Journal’s Ed Goldman: ‘Farm-to-fork’ can mean fish, says owner of Scott’s on the River

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Sacramento Business Journal’s Ed Goldman: ‘Farm-to-fork’ can mean fish, says owner of Scott’s on the River

Jan 22, 2015, 8:45am PST
by Ed Goldman, Columnist- Sacramento Business Journal

When people use the ubiquitous local slogan “farm-to-fork,” they usually don’t mean fish. And that irks Alan Robert Pollock Irvine, owner and general manager of Scott’s Seafood on the River, whom we met in Wednesday’s column.

While principally known as a seafood restaurant, Scott’s serves “a lot of beef” as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner, Irvine says. But since the selection of fresh fish entrees and appetizers comprise the place’s defining brand, this leads Irvine to talking about “the bad rap on farmed fish. I mean, when’s the last time you ate wild beef? Farmed fish is getting better and better all the time. Aquaculture” — as opposed to agriculture — “is the future, and we just have to get into it.”

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