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Fin Fish CSF Starting in Portland Saturday, July 11th

The Fishing Vessel Hannah Jo will be starting it's Community Supported Fishery in Portland this Saturday.there's still time to join!Knoep Nieuwkerk has been fishing since 1996. His boat, the Hanna Jo, is a 38' Novi boat and fishes out of Government Warf on the Kennebunk River in Maine. It's a family operation: Knoep is on the water year round, his wife, Lucinda, delivers the catch from the dock each morning to Portland, and their children are often found on the boat.The Hannah Jo delivers fish…See More
Jul 8, 2009
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Mussels available in Portland!

Local Hand Harvested Mussels available in Portland on Friday's starting July 17th. $2 per pound, purchase weekly or prepaid shares:The Blue Dragon Mussel WagonFeaturing Local Hand-Harvested Wild Mussels in Portland and BrunswickIn Portland on Friday's for 8 weeks starting July 17th. Come to buy mussels on the 17th and sign up for a CSF for the remaining weeks!In Brunswick on Saturday Mornings availabe now.Delicious! Taste samples and see for yourself! Free recipe cardsHealthy! High in protein,…See More
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Changing the way we think of pollock

We've been working to promote eating local seafood and with that comes the need to know what fish is local and whether it's something you'd like. Last fall I was delighted to hear from the Midcoast Fishermen's Co-op that members of their CSF started asking for pollock over haddock or cod. Once members tried pollock as part of their share, they liked the mild flavor and firm texture for everything from chowders to fishcakes to fillets. The fishermen were surprised by this because although they…See More
May 18, 2009
Jennifer Plummer left a comment for Lisa Turner
"Lisa, At the most recent ELFC meeting you mentioned having resolved how to claim donations from the farm to food pantries on your taxes. Is that something you'd be willing to share the how-to of? I'd like to see fishermen doing the same…"
May 12, 2009

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Where in Maine do you live and eat?
Gorham
What issues are you or your group interested or expert in?
food justice, CSAs, farmers' markets, local foods marketing and distribution, other
If you produce foods of some sort, please choose one of the following:
I produce foods only for my own and my family's consumption
Other info about Me (please mention any food, fishing, agriculture, or community groups you are affiliated with):
I work for the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance and helped start the first Community Supported Fishery in Maine. The CSF product was shrimp and we are working to expand t he offering to a variety of fish and shellfish.
Website (if any):
http://www.namanet.org

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Fin Fish CSF Starting in Portland Saturday, July 11th

The Fishing Vessel Hannah Jo will be starting it's Community Supported Fishery in Portland this Saturday.



there's still time to join!






Knoep Nieuwkerk has been fishing since 1996. His boat, the Hanna Jo, is a 38' Novi boat and fishes out of Government Warf on the Kennebunk River in Maine. It's a family operation: Knoep is on the water year round, his wife, Lucinda, delivers the catch from the dock each… Continue

Posted on July 8, 2009 at 9:10am

Mussels available in Portland!

Local Hand Harvested Mussels available in Portland on Friday's starting July 17th. $2 per pound, purchase weekly or prepaid shares:



The Blue Dragon Mussel Wagon



Featuring Local Hand-Harvested Wild Mussels in Portland and Brunswick




In Portland on Friday's for 8 weeks starting July 17th. Come to buy mussels on the 17th and sign up for a CSF for the remaining… Continue

Posted on July 1, 2009 at 3:30pm

Changing the way we think of pollock

We've been working to promote eating local seafood and with that comes the need to know what fish is local and whether it's something you'd like. Last fall I was delighted to hear from the Midcoast Fishermen's Co-op that members of their CSF started asking for pollock over haddock or cod. Once members tried pollock as part of their share, they liked the mild flavor and firm texture for everything from chowders to fishcakes to fillets. The fishermen were surprised by this because although they… Continue

Posted on May 12, 2009 at 1:50pm

Green Jobs on the Blue Ocean - NAMA's February newsletter and a surprising response

In February the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance (for whom I work) sent out our latest newsletter. Although I'd be naive to think that there wouldn't be opposition to our position, I was surprised to see such strong support for for agribusiness in a fisheries magazine. I've attached this response to our newsletter as published in the April issue of National Fisherman, a Portland, ME publication. What do you think?



Green Jobs on the Blue Ocean



A message from Niaz… Continue

Posted on April 3, 2009 at 10:00am

Summer Seafood and CSF's



When I was a kid, my grandmother would pick up my sister and me on Saturday mornings and take us to do her weekly shopping. First to Uncle Andy’s Bakery in South Portland. There she would trade her fresh farm eggs for her weekly baked goods and a treat for us. Then across the bridge to Harbor Fish Market. Howard Latham would take eggs for fish, and then trade some of the eggs with another vendor while holding some aside for his family. After… Continue

Posted on June 26, 2008 at 9:55am — 4 Comments

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