Participants in the Verde River Exchange have purchased Water Offset Credits, helping restore water to our area’s river and streams. Please join us in thanking these valued partners for their leadership and support.

Page Springs Cellars & Vineyards

Participant since 2016
Page Springs Cellars & Vineyards helped launch the Verde River Exchange as an inaugural participant in 2016 and renewed its participation again in 2017. This family-owned vineyard and winery overlooks pristine Oak Creek as it flows into the Verde River. Along with its delicious Rhône-style wines, Page Springs Cellars & Vineyards also offers gourmet food selections and breathtaking views.

Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards

Participant since 2016
Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards helped launch the Verde River Exchange as an inaugural participant in 2016 and renewed its participation for a second year in 2017. A Verde Valley treasure, Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards features a tasting room and winery perched above Jerome, Arizona as well as the Merkin Vineyards Tasting Room & Osteria in downtown Cottonwood, Arizona.

The Fish’s Garden

The Fish’s Garden joined the Verde River Exchange in 2017. This sustainability-minded business utilizes aquaponics, a low-water-use farming method that combines fish and vegetable farming in a single system. First started as a small family business in Camp Verde, Arizona, the Fish’s Garden is now a 3,000-square-foot commercial greenhouse that sells produce to local Verde Valley restaurants.

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Out of Africa Wildlife Park, located in Camp Verde, Arizona, provides an opportunity to see hundreds of wild-by-nature animals from all over the world. As one of the Verde Valley’s largest employers and most visible private businesses, Out of Africa’s decision to offset water use through the Verde River Exchange in 2017 provides a highly visible example of water stewardship.

Investing in Arizona’s Water Future

Last week, state lawmakers had a chance to hear first hand the concerns Verde Valley residents have about our water future. Arizona House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources held a water forum in Camp Verde, as part of a statewide listening tour to learn more about the solutions local communities support. […]

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