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June 4, 2013

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Thanks to those who came out to last week’s West End Market! Your enthusiasm for sustainable wild seafood is incredible and we’re so excited you’re part of our CSF. This week we’ll be at the Wednesday June 5th Main Street Market from 3-7 (near the Main Street Skytrain Station) and the Saturday June 8th West … Continued

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Our first Farmer’s Market of the Season

May 30, 2013

We’ll be at the West End Farmer’s Market this Saturday from 9-2. Come by and say hello! 1100 Block of Comox Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Salmon Confidential Documentary

April 14, 2013

If you haven`t already seen it, you may want to watch biologist Alexandra Morton`s new documentary film on the decline of BC`s wild salmon stocks and her research and investigation into the role of `a dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming world-wide.”  http://salmonconfidential.ca/

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Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina and Calgary Season Send-off Party — Save the date!

April 3, 2013

We are making plans for our annual prairie road trip with Season Send-off Parties in Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, and Calgary.  Mark your calendars for roughly May 16 – 28th.  This is an opportunity for our prairie members to say hello to their fishermen (Shaun and Otto) in person, enjoy a salmon BBQ on us, purchase … Continued

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A visit to Calgary mid-April!

April 3, 2013

Shaun will be heading out to Calgary roughly Aoril 16-18.  Pencil it in on your calendar if you’d like to say hello to your fisherman, sign up in person, or buy any of our remaining inventory from last year.  More details coming soon!

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It sure felt like summer today in Vancouver and that made us think about our upcoming summer of Vancouver Farmers’ Markets!  We’ve just updated the event calendar on our website so check it out and start dreaming about summer markets and fresh fish!  We look forward to seeing you at our markets and Main St, … Continued

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Update from the Herring Grounds

March 11, 2013

Shaun just returned from 5 hard days and nights of herring fishing as crew on one of our long-time colleague’s boats.  This time of year, they are fishing for roe, all of which was pre-sold to a company, so sorry to say, nothing fresh for our members right now!  But we thought you’d like to … Continued

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Another reason to buy from the source: the imposter fish phenomenon

February 27, 2013

Last week, the conservation organization Oceana released the results of its in-depth, two-year study on “seafood fraud” in the US. What did they find? First, their DNA testing showed that ONE THIRD (that’s one in three!) of the fish samples that they analyzed were mislabeled. For certain species, mislabeling rates were much higher than this … Continued

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Duncan Goes Crabbing

November 20, 2012

Duncan Cameron, our halibut fisherman, has decided to try his hand at crabbing!  He has headed out to the gulf islands with his new gear and will bring back crabs for our CSF members.  Crabs will be immediately cooked and flash frozen when they are caught.  Members will have the opportunity to purchase whole crab … Continued

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Great deals on…mystery fish?

July 22, 2012

Flyer specials on sockeye abound – but where are they from? Not BC! Not Alaska! Not anywhere recognized as sustainable. Here’s an example: on the front page of today’s Buy-Low flyer is photo of some lovely bright sockeye salmon. The photo is cleverly placed right under the “BC Day” Headline and provincial flag to make … Continued

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Sandy

Member since 2015

"Knowing my fishermen means I know that the quality if the seafood will be great, I am not contributing to overfishing, and that no slave labour was used to catch what is put on my table."