Cape Girardeu, Missouri – Alaska seafood firm boasts local ties

2584824-AThe Cape Farmers Market in Cape Girardeu, Missouri opened Thursday, and vendors of all types showed up to sell their wares. Among them was Trevor Tripp from Wild Alaska Salmon and Seafood. Though the fish, as the name suggests, is caught in Alaska, the company has local ties and a focus on sustainability one might expect from a farmers market vendor. Owner Tony Wood is from Carbondale, Illinois, and maintains a home in Southern Illinois. He spends much of his time, however, in King Salmon, Alaska, in a town with no roads in or out. “If you don’t get there by boat or plane, you’re not getting there,” Tripp said. Read the rest here 07:58