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Community leaders and representatives from across North America’s locally focused and sustainable fishing industry are coming together to collaborate and create a network that is committed to supporting social, ecological, and economic sustainability by way of local and direct seafood marketing. ‘Moving Community Supported Fisheries & Values–Based Fishing Businesses Forward’ is the proactive goal of … Continued

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Our Newest Metro-Vancouver Community Partner: Choices

February 11, 2016

We’re delighted to introduce you to our brand new Community Partner in Metro-Vancouver . . . Choices Markets is Western Canada’s largest local retailer of natural, organic and specialty foods.  Originally opened in 1990, Choices is proud to be celebrating 25 years as a local, 100% BC family owned and operated grassroots grocer committed to its customers, … Continued

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Your Kids Will Love This Salmon Fillet Recipe

January 28, 2016

During a bright Rogue’s full moon, Shaun went gillnetting for chum in the discovery passage between Vancouver Island and Quadra Island. Chum salmon has high quality roe so it’s often caught close to spawning grounds when the flesh is lower quality. We prefer to fish the highest-quality chum salmon, known as silverbright, which is caught in the … Continued

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How to Safely Thaw Seafood

January 27, 2016

Good seafood is amazing! But if you’ve ever had less-than-amazing seafood, it can have that unpleasant “fishy” smell or taste. Primarily that happens when seafood comes above 4 degrees celsius for any length of time. Improper handling of seafood can happen at any time along the lengthy, convoluted industrial seafood supply chain, but it often happens … Continued

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Can I Eat This Raw?

January 26, 2016

We love sushi! In fact, ever since our son, Oliver, was 2 years old, he preferred his salmon and tuna raw. When I was preparing dinner and cutting up a fillet, he would sneak a piece off the cutting board and gobble it up. Now, at the age of 7, he can pack away the … Continued

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We’re delighted to introduce you to our brand new Community Partner in Richmond . . . The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society honours Canada’s fishing heritage by preserving and promoting West Coast fishing history. We’re delighted that The Gulf of Georgia Cannery will begin to distribute CSF member shares starting in February 2016! The Cannery has been near … Continued

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Our Langley Community Partner: George’s Gourmet Meats

January 22, 2016

We’re delighted to introduce you to our brand new Community Partner in Langley . . . George’s Gourmet has been an independent family owned and operated gourmet meat shop since 1998. They offer a a wide variety of free range, grass-fed, natural meats aged and cut in store. We’re delighted that George’s Gourmet Meats will begin to distribute CSF member shares … Continued

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Our North Vancouver Partner: Cook Culture

January 22, 2016

We’re delighted to introduce you to our brand new Community Partner in North Vancouver . . . Cook Culture has been helping people get the right stuff for their kitchens for over 25 years. Their enthusiasm for health, well-being, and community coupled with their incredible customer service and amazing cooking classes make them an ideal Community Partner … Continued

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Our Burnaby Partner: Urban Digs Farm

January 22, 2016

We’re delighted to introduce you to our Community Partner in Burnaby . . . Urban Digs Farm supplies families and chefs with trustworthy meat, eggs and produce grown at their own farm and by other farmers they know. Their strong social and environmental justice values are present in everything they do and we’re honoured that Urban Digs distributes CSF member … Continued

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Our Edmonton Community Partner: The Organic Box

January 20, 2016

We’re delighted to introduce you to our Community Partner in Edmonton and northern Alberta . . . The Organic Box delivers organic, local, sustainable, transparently sourced, fair food directly to your door or for pick-up at their conveniently located facility. We are honoured that The Organic Box helps distribute CSF member shares in Edmonton and to … Continued

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Liliane

Member since 2018

"I'm glad you have these community pickups available. Picking up there is super convenient! I've really enjoyed the delicious eating in our first year with you. I've long thought about joining and wasn't sure how it would work for us. It's been great! I've renewed for 2019 and look forward to another year of healthy and delicious eating with deep gratitude to the fishers!"