It’s been almost 3 years since the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan. Hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive water were released from the Fukushima nuclear plant. Fish there have been contaminated and some Japanese fisheries are still closed due to ongoing leaks. That’s made many people nervous about eating fish caught on this side of the Pacific Ocean.
It’s a gray Sunday morning at the Ballard farmer’s market in Seattle.
[Market sound “Hey Charlie. You got your seahawks gear on.”]