This past spring I traveled with fellow KQED QUEST producer Gabriela Quirós to the Sacramento area to film at Sterling Caviar, one of two Californian companies currently producing this delicacy.

This company raises white sturgeon, one of two native species to California (the other is green sturgeon). They originally obtained their stock from the Sacramento River. Once they were able to create their own brood stock for the next generation, they no longer needed to harvest fish from the river.

Learn more about sustainable caviar production in the video, “Green Eggs By The Gram: Sustainable Caviar.”

Related Story and Slideshow on QUEST:
Science on the SPOT: Green Eggs By The Gram – Sustainable Caviar

QUEST: Green Eggs By The Gram – Sustainable Caviar 30 July,2011Jenny Oh


Jenny Oh

Jenny is a long-time contributor to Bay Area Bites, KQED’s popular food blog. She formerly worked as an Interactive Producer for the Science & Environment unit. Jenny graduated with honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Film and Television program and has worked for WNET/PBS, The Learning Channel, Sundance Channel, HBO and the University of California.

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