Boston or Bust: A look into the Boston Seafood Show

The Boston Seafood Show is huge. As North America’s largest seafood trade exposition, this year held over 1,200 exhibits, and attracted an estimated 30,000 attendees representing over 100 countries and myself and another SeaChoice staff were there to soak it all in. Continue reading

All Tied Up: why truly local & sustainable seafood is eluding Nova Scotia’s tourists

by Justin Cantafio and Dave Adler. It’s that time of year again, and while an endless barrage of snowstorms had many of us doubting its actual existence, spring has indeed finally sprung here in Nova Scotia. As the weather warms … Continue reading

Finding and Embracing Unlikely Alternatives: Piloting a jellyfish fishery in Atlantic Canada

The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) has been working closely with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the Nova Scotia government, local fishing organizations, processors, retail outlets, and restaurateurs to spearhead a new jellyfish fishery that they hope will bring much needed economic stimulation to Nova Scotia’s coastal communities. Continue reading