2015 Boston Local Food Festival SEAFOOD THROWDOWN - Sunday September 20th from 12:30 to 2:30pm. The festival draws around 40,000 people all around New England. Its all about food, and we are smack dab in the middle of it with our Seafood Throwdown! This year we are focusing on Women in Fisheries and Food Systems. The Dream Teams are made up of women who fish and are part of the food system. They are Women of Fishing Families out of Chatham MA vs. Women of New England Fish Mongers out of Dover, NH. You don't want to miss this one, Great Gals, Great Cooking, and Great Stories to be told! Click here to learn more about this amazing afternoon celebrating everything New England! With this All Women Seafood Throwdown you're in for a treat, come spend Sunday afternoon September 20th with us at the Boston Local Food Festival, sure to be pleased!
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Boston Children's Hospital and other New England healthcare facilities weigh in fleet diversity policy! States "fleet consolidation and concentration of the rights to fish will undermine our ability to have access to wild-caught fish from New England waters because they recognize that this is the best way to protect our marine resources and support the resilience of our local fishing communities.” Read our press release here. BCH was one of many New England hospitals that weighed in on the fleet diversity policy's importance to their operations.
Check out Niaz's latest blog post: The Top Ten Myths about Seafood, Fisheries, and Marine Conservation.
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.