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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.



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.


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.


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


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 is in the process of hiring a network coordinate! The position closed on August 15, 2020 and the search committee is actively reviewing applications.

Weekly Podcast

We are proud to be partnering with Coastal Routes Radio at the University of Guelph to bring you a special podcast series called, Social FISHtancing, which investigates the impacts of the COVID-19 on fishing families and communities across North America.

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