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We are a network of community supported fisheries and small-scale harvesters.

The Local Catch Network is a community-of-practice made up of fisherman, organizers, researchers, and consumers from across North America that are committed to providing local, healthful, low-impact seafood via community supported fisheries and direct marketing arrangements in order to support healthy fisheries and the communities that depend on them.

Please see: COVID-19 NETWORK RESPONSE and RESOURCES.

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When consumers buy directly from the source, they gain access to fresh, healthful, ultra high quality seafood and know how, where, and from whom it was harvested.

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Fishermen benefit from selling directly to consumers and institutional buyers because they make more for their catch and can forge relationships with seafood-loving consumers.

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Direct marketing provides a platform for fishermen and consumers alike to engage in a dialog about community, fisheries, and marine stewardship.

Webinars

Our webinars focus on a range of topics related to small-scale fisheries and seafood production systems.

Seafood Summits

Our Local Seafood Summits aim to celebrates the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of small-scale and community-based seafood businesses committed to strengthening our local, regional, and national food systems. Check out information about past summits here.

We are hiring a new network coordinator

The Local Catch Network will be hiring a new network coordinate in the spring of 2020. Please stay tuned for more information.

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Homeschooling on a fishing boat: How one Bay Area family makes the most of their coronavirus quarantine https://t.co/KgZiQTG3VE @Seaforager
Join us for our next webinar on April 8 at 12 PM est. Here is the registration link! https://t.co/9nEyYPwItC