Let's Talk Local from SeafoodSource.com

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February 4, 2010

People talk a lot these days about buying local — local tomatoes and corn, shopping at farmers’ markets, and signing up with farmers for a share of their harvest or fishermen for a share of their catch.

In New England, that interest has definitely spread to seafood, with interest in Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) programs. Modeled after community supported agriculture (CSA) setups, consumers commit to buying a share of the catch and pay up front for it. Hannaford Bros. in northern New England is sourcing half its seafood from the Gulf of Maine, part of its developing sustainable seafood policy.

(For more on buying local seafood, check out the “Going Green” feature in the March issue of SeaFood Business magazine.)

All of this activity around “local” begs the question, “Should sourcing more local seafood be part of your sustainable seafood policy?”

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