Similar to many industries during the COVID-19 pandemic, the aquaculture and commercial fishing industries saw their share of trials, especially with the initial shutdown of restaurants and export markets. Read on for a current snapshot of these industries.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act provides nearly $300 million to marine fisheries impacted by COVID-19. These funds will be administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read more to learn about funds and allocations.
Northeast farmers, fishermen and foresters are great examples of innovators. To highlight their efforts, this is the first post in our series on innovative practices Northeast producers are undertaking to create value for their surrounding community and beyond. Our first story comes from Great Bay, NH, where Jay Baker has embraced a mission to not only grow the highest quality of oysters but improve the quality of the waters he farms.
All startup business owners have their own, unique reason for how they cultivated their passion. Robert Stewart is no different. Growing up in South Kingstown, RI, cultivated Rob’s passion for fishing. Jacob Raleigh helps tell this commercial fisherman’s story.