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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...
Joey Tucker is a third-generation farmer. His father continues to work at a dairy farm in Franklin, MA. Joey raises Angus beef, Suffolk lambs and Hampshire cross pigs at...
Captain Aaron Williams owns and operates the F/V Tradition, a Point Judith dragger. As a third-generation New England fisherman, Aaron fishes primarily for fluke, scup,...
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 Robert Widmyer trolls for King (Chinook) salmon on his vessel, the F/V Blue Gill. He lands the fish in Ketchikan (pictured to the left), the southeastern-most city...
Mark Phillips is the owner and captain of the F/V Illusion, a stern dragger that primarily fishes yellowtail. He is from Greenport, NY and has been fishing off the waters of...
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...
Born and raised in San Diego, Captain Tommy Scherl started fishing as a kid in 1987 by working his way up in San Diego's sportfishing fleet. In 2005 he bought the F/V...
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...
Heifer Farm is an educational farm for the public to learn more about the sustainable agricultural practices that Heifer International supports around the world. Heifer...
Founded in 1958 by Andy and Alice Card and Stewart and Ruth Cheney, Wesley and his brother Glenn now operate Merrimack Valley Apiaries. Merrimack Valley Apiaries offers...
Farming Turtles, Inc. produces the finest fresh-growing organic microgreens, baby greens and mushrooms. We grow wheatgrass for humans and pets too! Our wonderful greens are...
A group of commercial fishermen in Westerly, Rhode Island, handline fish from small skiffs on a daily basis. These fishermen catch the fish with lures or baited hooks...
Captain Mike Theiler owns and operates his F/V Florence. He has been fishing for over 25 years primarily as a lobsterman. He now focuses on day boat scallops caught off Block...
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...
Carlson Orchards farms over 120 acres of fresh tree fruit in the heart of Massachusetts apple growing country. Just a short hop, skip, and a jump from Johnny Appleseed's...
Joe Goodness has a 23-foot fiberglass boat he trailers to different areas to harvest his clams - using a bull rake to dig the clams. It is hard work with no protection from...
Captain John Hall began fishing in 1948 at the tender age of 4. His mother still has a photo of him with his first catch: a 9lb white seabass. With that, he was hooked....
Captain Jimmy Robinson is one of the youngest captains in Morehead City's commercial fleet. He has been fishing for nearly twenty years. Today, he fishes with a crew of...
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...
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...
Potter Hill Farm offers vegetables, grain, and livestock, all while preserving the ecosystem. Although Potter Hill Farm is not certified organic, it does not synthetically...
Skipper and owner Chris Roebuck leads a team of deckhands in landing, shucking and washing scallops on-board the F/V Karen Elizabeth, a Point Judith, Rhode Island-based...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Mike Marchetti, captain of F/V Mr. G, has been fishing since he was very young and is the only member of his family to do so. Mike's dad owned a paving company which...
Captain Chris Eacobellis has been fishing for 23 years. A third generation fisherman, his sea art was passed down from his grandfather, a tuna fisherman, and his father, a...
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 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...
B&B Farm is a family run farm that has been in business for over 65 years. This farm utilizes clean sustainable growing methods without the use of any chemicals including...
Captain Tony Borges has been fishing for nearly 40 years. He fishes primarily for scallops from the F/V Sao Paulo. The dragger's home port is in New Bedford,...
Founded in 1997 by Mark and Ann Tripp, Ann and Dale Perkins now operate Mesa Farm. Mesa Farm has a wide variety of animals and offers many products such as sheep, goats,...
Bakkafrost is the leading producer of top quality salmon from the Faroe Islands, which are located in pristine waters in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, north of...
Prior to becoming an oyster farmer, Jim Arnoux and Nick Papa began harvesting shellfish on the historic Great South Bay, the home of the original Blue Point oyster. Digging...
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...
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...
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 Peter Grillo has been fishing for tuna, opah, swordfish, monchong, mahi-mahi and wahoo with longline and troll methods for nearly 20 years – from the North Atlantic...
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...
Matunuck Oyster farm, a seven-acre farm owned by Perry Raso in the clean and placid waters of Potter’s Pond, is divided into five sections, each with oysters at different...
A native Oregonian, Captain Clint Funderburg began his fishing career nearly 30 years ago at the young age of 12 by taking a job as a deckhand. By 17 he was running boats for...
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...
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...
Fungi Ally strives to bring mushrooms and all their benefits to the forefront of the Pioneer Valley. By offering fresh locally grown mushrooms we hope more people can take...
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.
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 Harry "Trip" Whilden has been a fisherman for over 25 years. He started out as a young boy with a pole and a skiff -- and now owns both the F/V Matrix and...
Located within the hills of Central Massachusetts, Ashland Farm is picturesque landscape in the small town of New Braintree. The Pollards offer a wide variety of native sweet...
John Barden and Hazel Dean were married in 1930 and founded Barden Family Orchard in 1931. They planted some of the first apple trees along the eastern edge of the orchard....

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