Making Fishing Fair

Coils of bottom longline. Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia.

by Sadie Beaton. Our oceans are vast, and filled with mystery. Though we may enjoy seafood or even an ocean view, many of us don’t have a clue what happens on fishing boats, let alone under the water. Unmistakable though, … Continue reading

The Launch of Slow Fish Nova Scotia

Chef Dennis Johnston. Courtesy of Cherry Pie Photography.

Guest Contribution by Lia Rinaldo. Originally posted at Se7en’s a Banquet, 9ine’s a Brawl. – Fish are the last great wild food.  They are part of a fragile ecosystem. So are the fishing communities.  Change the way fish lands on … Continue reading

Digging for Opportunities

Terry Wilkins is 'The Clammer'

by Sadie Beaton “You gotta be awful stubborn to make a living,” Terry Wilkins says of clamming. 57 years old now, Terry has been digging clams in the tidal flats of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Basin since he was eleven years … Continue reading

Célébrant le poisson bon, propre et juste

(Original English language post here. Translated by Slow Food Canada here.) Plus de 2000 délégué(e)s de 130 pays se sont rassemblés à Terra Madre et Salone del Gusto afin d’apprendre à propos, de discuter, de cuisiner, de goûter et de … Continue reading