About Afishionado Fishmongers
Opened by fish-lover and proud Nova Scotian Hana Nelson in August, 2014, Afishionado is a community-minded fishmongers that is dedicated to bringing the fishing traditions of Nova Scotia back to the plates of consumers.
Here at Afishionado Fishmongers we are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about our favourite subject… sustainable, transparent and locally sourced seafood! We are your community-minded provider of fresh and fresh-frozen seafood dedicated to bringing low-impact fishing traditions back to the plates of consumers. For us, knowing the story behind the fish we sell is paramount. We follow Ocean Wise certification as our main guide, a classification that ensures responsibility to a fishery’s abundance and catch method. We also build deep relationships with our region’s small-scale, community-based fishers and aquaculturalists, and any Afishionado products that don’t have Ocean Wise certification, such as our wild Atlantic Halibut and Cod, are fished using low-impact fishing methods, such as hook and line.
We build and maintain close relationships with those who catch our fish, and work hard to help foster a fair, transparent, traceable, and sustainable exchange of seafood in the Maritimes! We have a variety of ways of getting high quality sustainable seafood to you, including weekly, bi-weekly and monthly subscription shares, a variety of packaged deals, wholesale, and more!
Afishionado also organizes instructional workshops, cooking classes and public events. You can find the list of our upcoming events by keeping an eye on social media.
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Oysters, Clams, Salmon, Rock Crab, Halibut, Tuna, Trout, Mussels, Sea Urchins, Haddock, Lobster, Shrimp, Scallops, Swordfish, Pollock, Sturgeon