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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...
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,...
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 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...
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...
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 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 (...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Alejandro Guerrero first visited the Baja red rock crab fishing villages near Guerrero Negro (300 miles south of San Diego) in 2011. He met the local fishermen who trapped...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 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,...
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...
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...
Kennett Square Specialties is located in the "Mushroom Capital of the World" in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Mushroom farmers from this region produce over a...
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...
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 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...
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 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 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...
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 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 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....
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 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...
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...
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...
Formed in January of 2013, the RI Mushroom Co., LLC is a growing and dynamic company that cultivates and distributes exotic mushrooms to restaurants and specialty markets in...
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 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 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 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...
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...
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 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...
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...
Captain Bill Mulvey owns and operates, together with Captain Eddie Coughlan, the 70-foot Stormy Elizabeth from its principal port in Point Judith, RI.
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...

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