Green crabs have caused severe harm to Maine’s native shellfish populations, and are a global warming multiplier by damage they cause to eel grass beds and marshes. I aim to reduce green crabs in our marine environment, and in so doing offer a local, and affordable food source for the community.
About Maine Green Crabs
I am a part time commercial green crab fisherman helping to clear our waters of an invasive species, and in the process providing access to affordable, nutritious and delicious food source.
Seafood OfferedSeaweed, Green crab
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What are the Local Catch core values?
The value statements outlined below aim to create a higher level of accountability and trust, both internally within the network and externally to the public, in order to advance the movement of Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) and like-minded community-based seafood operations.
- Community-Based Fisheries
- Fair Access
- Fair Price
- Eating with the Ecosystem
- Traceable and Simple Supply Chains
- Catch and Handle with Honor
- Community and Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management
- Honoring the Ocean
- Creativity and Collaboration