#EatOregonSeafood Initiative Encourages People to Buy Local Oregon Seafood During Pandemic
The Oregon Department of Agriculture, Oregon seafood industry and Oregon Sea Grant have launched the #EatOregonSeafood initiative to encourage Oregonians and Washingtonians to purchase and prepare Oregon seafood at home amid the pandemic.
Due to restaurant closures worldwide amid COVID-19 and the resulting reduced commercial demand, Oregon’s seafood industry saw a sharp decrease in seafood sales between March and May. This is an opportunity to support regional fishing families and seafood processors and preserve the industry that delivers fresh, locally caught seafood that is celebrated...
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