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Former New England Patriot defensive lineman, Jarvis Green, is rocking the boat with Vietnamese shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico. And he'll be at Rock the Boat to celebrate our collective work toward a more sustainable, local and respectful fishery. Find out more about Jarvis' motivations in our recent blog. And listen to him by watching this video.

Current Newsletter

Our September newsletter is full of all the ways we've been rocking the boat! And is an invitation to join us at our Rock the Boat celebration on November 7 at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville. Read more by clicking this link.

In the Spotlight

Reject Distractions; Fix Catch Shares Now

This opinion piece by Brett Tolley appeared in the September issue of Commercial Fisheries News and shines a spotlight on the drivers of catch share programs including the Charles Koch Foundation, Walton Family Foundation of Walmart, and others. Time to fix New England's catch share policy now! 


Who Fishes Matters TV

It's Seafood Throwdown season! Check out this video from the Slow Food Youth team at the University of New Hampshire who organized the first ever youth-led Seafood Throwdown. Also check out their work in transforming UNH's seafood buying policies

Thank You!

What a great night... thank you for all the love in the room! This night would not have been possible with so many people including all of you who joined us, The Williams Agency, who produced the event for us; Arts at the Armory for hosting us; our community partner Sustainable Business Network of MassachusettsSomerville Local First, Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, and Nickerson Art Gallery who also curated the amazing art exhibit that is going on till December 24th; amazing food provided by Johnny's LuncheonetteTurner's Seafood Grill & MarketBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, ROCKs, Cabot Creamery CooperativeChica de Gallo: libations from Spindrift FreshCape Ann Brewing, and, Green Ambrosia; seafood provided by Red's BestSitka Salmon Shares, and New Orleans ShrimpHouse; our sponsors Edible BostonMIT Sea Grant College Program, and Carroll Steele Insurance; Uber for making sure everyone had a ride; all those who donated auction items; and last but not least our dedicated board and staff, and the volunteers who worked their butt off all night!. Thank you all for making this night a memorable one.


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