Farms and Boats

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Founded in 1902, Schartner Farms is a 150 acre farm located in Exeter, Rhode Island. Schartner Farms offers a full produce department with fresh and farm grown produce as...
Ann Marie, Kevin and Brandon Bouthillette raise Berkshire pigs, Black Angus cattle and Rhode Island Red chickens on the beautiful pastures next to their home. The know the...
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....
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...
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...
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...
In 1906 Caswell and Etta Wood bought the property which consisted of a traditional farm house with all post and beam barn and wind driven well. Their only surviving child,...
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,...
Salt Water Farms is the farming affiliate of American Mussel Harvesters. Salt Water Farms is located off Aquidneck Island in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay Rhode...
Thomas Trumper has been a commercial sea urchin diver for more than 40 years. He dives approximately 135 days a year, around six hours a day, spending more than 25,000 hours...
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...
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...
Kennett Square Specialties is located in the "Mushroom Capital of the World" in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Mushroom farmers from this region produce over a...
Ortega Cruz runs a co-op of artisan fishermen located along the Pacific coast of Baja. Working together, these fishermen catch fish using traditional hand lines and low-...
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...
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...
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...
Captain Bill Mulvey owns and operates, together with Captain Eddie Coughlan, the 70-foot Stormy Elizabeth from its principal port in Point Judith, RI.
In the early 1900′s, Langwater Farm was famous for its Guernsey cows and Clydesdale horses. After that, the farm had been mowed for hay until the Ames family decided to seek...
Ostricola Nautilus Oyster Farm is a third-generation family-owned enterprise founded in 1976 and is one of the first farms to export Pacific Oysters (Crassostrea gigas) to...
Carlsbad Aquafarm is Southern California’s only shellfish aquafarm growing eco-friendly mussel, oyster, clam, abalone, scallop and culinary seaweed since 1990 in Carlsbad,...
From October to March, Captain Mark Bithell fishes the local waters off Laguna, Dana Point and San Clemente from his 28-foot vessel for lobster as well as rock and spider...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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....
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...
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...
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 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...
Farm Store in Barre, Massachusetts, we are dedicated to preserving New England agriculture. With five generations and counting, our family has maintained our 1,000-acre...
Captain Victor Carpenter started fishing as a 15-year old deckhand and became a captain by 25. Victor now owns the F/V Kate & Sean and operates it on short trips out of...
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...
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 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,...
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...
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...
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 and operates the F/V Lucy...
The F/V Enterprise is one of two steel draggers owned by Captain Paddy McGlade and docked in Point Judith, Rhode Island. He rotates across the vessels with two other captains...
Captain Todd Sutton owns and operates the Sweet Misery. Captain Todd primarily takes day trips from his home dock of Newport, Rhode Island.
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...
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 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...
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...

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