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A group of ten San Diego divers (including Pete Halmay pictured to the left) harvest California sea urchin by hand in fertile kelp beds less than two miles off the San Diego...
The captain of the F/V Tara Dawn, Tommy Estes, is a third-generation fisherman out of Fort Bragg. His boat was built in 1975 in Fort Bragg’s Noyo Harbor by Captain Tommy’s...
Michael and Tracey Baird raise all-natural beef and pork on their 18-acre homestead in Western Coventry, Rhode Island. All animals are raised on natural grains and grazing...
After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science and Biology from Springfield College in Massachusetts, Rob Krause moved to Rhode Island to start an oyster farm....
Captain Abel Araujo started fishing in 1979 and spent his first five years on the water as a deckhand. Between then and captaining his first vessel, Abel served as the cook,...
Captain Brian Loftus and his younger brother Brent Loftus are the 3rd generation of fishermen in their family. Captain Brian has been fishing out of Pt. Judith for over 30...
Captains Jack Cox and David Tucker share fishing duties on Emily’s Weigh – and then share fish with restaurants and the public from their Blue Ocean Market, a small retail...
Baja Seas is the first complete cycle Yellowtail (Seriola lalandi) farm in the Americas. Its vision is to be a global leader in marine aquaculture. Respected for its...
A native San Diegan, Donald Krebs has been fishing for 34 years. He started fishing tuna and swordfish on a lark in 1976 by joining a friend who had a harpoon boat. Together...
Leyes de Reforma is a co-op of artisan fishermen in the Central Pacific region of Baja, California. Working together, these fishermen launch small panga boats daily from the...
A blue jewel that's home to East Beach Oyster Company, Ninigret Pond is a 1700-acre coastal lagoon located in Charlestown, Rhode Island. Bounded on its south side by...
A group of commercial fishermen in Tiverton, Rhode Island, handline fish from small skiffs on a daily basis. Fishermen, like Captain Richard Waltz and Captain Pat King, catch...
Captain Billy McIntyre owns and operates the Fishing Vessel Shady Lady, a 46-foot longliner from New York. He and his four-man crew fish for swordfish, mahi, tuna and wahoo...
Also a third-generation fisherman, Oysterman Dave Roebuck of Salt Pond Oysters runs 22 acres of a farm in pristine Point Judith Pond. Point Judith Pond, nicknamed Salt Pond,...
Officially founded in 1975 when the Town of Natick’s School Committee agreed to give the land to the Red Wing Farm project, Natick Community Organic Farm offers a wide...
Captain Guthrie Zastrow went straight from high school to timber falling. After twelve years of chopping trees, he began fishing full-time out of a skiff with a leased hand...
Beriah Lewis Farm began in 1791 in Stonington, Connecticut. Ledyard Lewis is a 7th generation farmer. He raises nearly 1000 head of cattle on 750 acres of land. His Angus...
James is a third-generation fisherman who calls Morehead City, North Carolina home. In his mid-30s, James is one of the youngest commercial snapper grouper fishermen in...
Operated by father-daughter duo Jim and Emily Harvey, our sixth generation farm covers approximately fifty acres. It is our mission to preserve our land and legacy for future...
Family fun 15-acre farm in Pascoag, RI. Owner Ronald Vaz and his wife Niiko Vaz have been pig farming for over 40 years they handle 125 sows on this small farm primarily...
Russ Blank has enjoyed a long history on the waters of Narragansett Bay and Block Island Sound. Prior to starting Rome Point Oyster Farm, he dove for quahogs in the bay. In...
A group of fishermen hand harvest Chocolate Clams in the shallow sand bottoms off the Pacific Coast of Baja California and in the Sea of Cortez. When it is low tide,...
Captain Cody Cowan trolls for King (Chinook) Salmon on his small vessel, the F/V Megan, which he docks in Ketchikan, the southeastern-most city in Alaska. Originally...
Emery Family Farm owned by Leigh Emery and Timothy Buckalew is located off Chestnut Street where Leigh’s grandfather started growing apples and peaches and raising turkeys...
Captain Bill Mulvey owns and operates, together with Captain Eddie Coughlan, the 70-foot Stormy Elizabeth from its principal port in Point Judith, RI.
Captain Mike Monfonte is the youngest member of this fishing family. The Monfonte family has been fishing in Pt. Judith for many generations. Captain Mike recently purchased...
Kennett Square Specialties is located in the "Mushroom Capital of the World" in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Mushroom farmers from this region produce over a...
Captain Charlie Price runs the F/V Donna J. Born, raised and living in Fort Bragg his whole life, Captain Charlie "just got hooked on fishing” over 30 years ago. He got...
Better known as "Salmon Slinger" in San Diego, Captain John Ford heads to fish off of Homer, Alaska, from June through August. He's fishing 12 hours a day,...
Captain Terry Hugo trolls for King (Chinook) Salmon on his vessel, the F/V Tide Change. He lands the fish in Ketchikan (pictured to the left), the southeastern-most city in...
Both John and Cindy West studied Aquaculture at the University of Rhode Island, learning about the raising and farming of fish and shellfish. Together, they operate the Cedar...
Founded in 2003 by Matthew Biskup, Matthew and Danya Teitelbaum decided to farm together in 2009 and purchased 47 acres of land in 2012. Queens Greens does not use hormones...
We’re a small family owned and operated farm with locations in Aroostook County, Maine, and Central Mass. We’re dedicated to the propagation and subsistence of classic...
Captain Brent Loftus and his brother. Captain Brian Loftus of F/V Evan Christine, continue a family tradition of fishing from a home dock in Point Judith. They are the third...
In addition to fishing for lobster from his other boat for most of the year, Captain Harry "Trip" Whilden uses his small dragger, the F/V Sara D, to fish the local...
The Dismas Family Farm complements the other Dismas programs. Designed to be self-supporting, this working farm produces crops, animals, and finished wood products, as well...
Captain Sean Roberts trolls for King (Chinook) Salmon on his vessel, the F/V Shadow. He lands the fish in Ketchikan (pictured to the left), the southeastern-most city in...
Officially founded in the spring of 2007, Michael and Amy Pineo now operate Pineo Family Farm. Pineo Family Farm offers a wide variety of produce and wishes to grow its...
Captain and Owner Norbert Stamps leads the helm of this 65-foot fishing vessel in Pt. Judith. Captain Norbert has been a lobster fisherman for 40 plus years. He primarily...
Captain Jaime Risser fishes out of Point Judith on the F/V Timberwolf. He lands lobsters, Jonah crabs, red crabs as well as more exotic species such as conger eels.
Carlsbad Aquafarm is Southern California’s only shellfish aquafarm growing eco-friendly mussel, oyster, clam, abalone, scallop and culinary seaweed since 1990 in Carlsbad,...
Started in 2011 by Ed and Tracey Fava, Fava Family Farm seeks to bring the benefits of pastured, small-farm-raised meats to the Rhode Island community. With record amounts of...
Captain Niles Pearsall graduated from South Kingstown high school in 1986 and has been fishing ever since. He started his career as on an offshore lobster boat. He now owns...
Red Fire Farm began on a 50 acre piece of land located in southern Hampshire County on the corners of Taylor and Carver streets in Granby, MA. The land had been fallow for a...
Jeff and Suzanne Farrell, along with their son Ethan, have transformed a farm originally built in 1864 into a full scale produce and angus beef farm. Sunset Farm strives off...
Captain Craig Brooker has been fishing out of Santa Barbara for nearly 35 years, beginning as a tender on an abalone boat in 1973. Today he fishes primarily for sablefish (...
Captain John Cawthern grew up fishing and has mastered many aspects of fishing from fly fishing for wild trout in mountain streams to trolling for Giant Bluefin Tuna and...
Captain Dave Booth owns and operates his prize fishing vessel the FV Chris Ann out of Point Judith, Rhode Island. Even though his vessel is a bit smaller than most of the...
Just off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, a group of local divers harvest some of the world’s best sea urchins by hand. The urchins are sprinkled around the reefs and...
Co-founders Mark Reynolds and Mark Venus have partnered with Hector Gonzolez to create Maxmar (maximizing the resources from the sea), an aquaculture company based in Baja,...
Captain Marty Scaion owns and operates the Fishing Vessel Provider II. He fishes out of Beaufort, North Carolina, for seven months of they year. Captain Marty longlines from...

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