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.
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.
Summer is in full swing, and with it, local farmers and fishermen are hard at work producing the fresh, quality agricultural and seafood products we all enjoy. Celebrate the bounty of Northeast agriculture by visiting local farmers’ market and ag retail locations.