What I learned at the Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.

Posted on March 08, 2017

The Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, jointly hosted by Feeding America and FRAC (Food Research and Action Center) took place in Washington, D.C. in early March. It was inspiring to be in the room with so many anti-hunger advocates, many of them on the frontlines in D.C., all fired up and ready to fight for the social safety net. Researchers were also eager to share the latest results on the impact of anti-hunger programs on America's poor. 

Food Insecurity: Arctic Heat Is Threatening Indigenous Life, and How SeaShare is Helping

Posted on March 21, 2016

Canadian author and photographer Ed Struzik wrote a compelling piece this week in Yale University's Environment 360 Magazine about climate change and food insecurity in the Arctic. In the article, Struzik wrote of the decades-long trend of extreme Arctic warming, which has led to declining sea ice, and the difficulties these changes pose for subsistence hunting and fishing. In looking at the response to declining food sources, Struzik highlighted the work of SeaShare in donating 10,000 pounds of halibut to Gambell, Savoonga, Diomede, and Wales last year.

Seafood Expo North America: Vendors Donate 22,500 Pounds of Food to Greater Boston Food Bank

Posted on March 10, 2016

Seafood Expo showcases some amazing seafood. Each year we work with the team coordinating Seafood Expo to rescue food at the end of the show for donation to the Greater Boston Food Bank. This year we are happy to report that 22,500 pounds of food was donated to the Greater Boston Food Bank from the vendors at Seafood Expo North America. Thank you to all of the vendors who made this possible! What an amazing team effort.

How to Cook the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Posted on December 21, 2015

Bon Appetit has compiled an amazing menu for celebrating the Feast of the Seven Fishes during the holidays. There are no hard-and-fast rules about preparing the feast: some people cook seven fish courses, some just put a bunch of seafood in a stew and call it good. Many families keep their own traditions, but everyone who celebrates can agree: Seafood should be prepared and consumed on Christmas Eve. Preferably with wine. Read more here.

Does canned fish like tuna and salmon have the same nutritional value as fresh fish?

Posted on October 12, 2015

Yes, fresh and canned fish have roughly the same nutritional value, according to experts and the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Nutrient Database. And whether to eat one over the other isn’t an obvious choice, because each has advantages and disadvantages, said Alice Lichtenstein, a professor at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.