Fishermen’s Trust Opens New Seafood Collaborative
With champagne served in quahaug shells and smiles all around, the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust celebrated the grand opening of its new seafood wholesaler.
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Seafood Collaborative Surpasses Funding Goal
Aiming for $500,000, the Martha's Vineyard Sustainable Seafood Collaborative raised $515,000 to bring fish wholesaling back to Menemsha.
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Oysters 101
The West Tisbury Library hosts a free outdoor event Sept. 17 that's all about oysters.
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State Makes Millions More Available in Aid for Fishing Industry
As the hard-hit Massachusetts fishing industry works to get back on its feet from the pandemic, the state Division of Marine Fisheries announced last week the release of another $23.8 million in CARES act money to assist with recovery efforts.
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Large-Scale Seafood Distribution Begins on Island
The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust will begin distributing fish stew and chowder through its community seafood program this week.
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Community Foundation Announces Grants
Awards include $25,000 for the Martha's Vineyard Fishermen's Preservation Trust and $13,367 to the Community Ambassador Partnership.
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Shelley Edmundson Is Appointed to State Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission
Noah Asimow
Ms. Edmundson is the first Vineyarder on the influential nine-member commission in at least 40 years and its only current female member.
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More Pandemic Aid for Fishermen
Fuel assistance for commercial fishermen will be available by application this winter, the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust announced.
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Major Grant Goes to Fishermen’s Trust
Noah Asimow
The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust has received a $250,000 grant to expand its community seafood program.
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Surplus Scallops to Feed Hungry Islanders
Sea scallops are coming to Island food relief agencies this spring through the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust.
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