Martha's Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust

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.

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.

Shelley Edmundson Is Appointed to State Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission

Ms. Edmundson is the first Vineyarder on the influential nine-member commission in at least 40 years and its only current female member.

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.

Major Grant Goes to Fishermen’s Trust

The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust has received a $250,000 grant to expand its community seafood program.

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.

Fishermen's Trust Marks First With Lease of Sea Scallop Quota

The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust completed a deal to lease a sea scalloping quota to West Tisbury fisherman Sam Hopkins.

Meet the Fleet: Menemsha Event Set for August 3

Commercial fishermen in Menemsha will come off the water next Thursday for the third annual Meet the Fleet event.

Fishermen Question Charter Fishing Operation in Menemsha

Commercial fishermen packed the room for the Chilmark selectmen’s meeting Tuesday to voice concerns about a planned new charter fishing boat operation out of Menemsha.

Getting to Know the Fishermen Behind the Boats at Meet the Fleet

On Thursday evening, the Dutcher Dock In Menemsha was bustling with people and activity during the second annual Meet the Fleet.

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