Episode 91. Sustainable Fisheries

In this episode, Lee Rinehart, a specialist with NCAT’s ATTRA sustainable agriculture program, takes a break during the 2019 Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture Conference to talk with commercial fisherman Steve Kurian.

Steve is the owner of Wild for Salmon, which directly markets fresh and frozen wild salmon caught in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Lee, who works out of NCAT’s Northeast Regional Office in Keene New Hampshire, introduces Steve, followed by a conversation about sustainable fishing practices and their effect on waterfront communities. They also discuss Steve’s business model, including a Community Supported Fishery, similar to the Community Supported Agriculture – or CSA – that many small agriculture producers offer.

If you would like more information on this topic, you can contact Lee Rinehart directly via email at lee@ncat.org.

Related ATTRA Resources

Ecological Fisheries and Ocean Farming

Ocean Farming: A Conversation with Bren Smith

Other Resources

Wild for Salmon website

Wild for Salmon Facebook

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