Farms and Boats

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 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 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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Captain John Hett started fishing not because his father or grandfather fished, as is common in the industry, but rather solely because he loved the water and decided to...
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 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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 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 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.
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...
Brambly Farms was started nine years ago by Ted and Sandra O'Harte, together with their five children in Norfolk, Massachusetts. Although they've grown from a small...
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...
Captain Bill Mulvey owns and operates, together with Captain Eddie Coughlan, the 70-foot Stormy Elizabeth from its principal port in Point Judith, RI.
Carlsbad Aquafarm is Southern California’s only shellfish aquafarm growing eco-friendly mussel, oyster, clam, abalone, scallop and culinary seaweed since 1990 in Carlsbad,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Founded in 1912 by Jon Chandler, David Jr., Jon’s great-grandson, now operates Meadowbrook Orchards. Meadowbrook Orchards focuses on harvesting apples, but also deals with...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...

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