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new bedford sftNew Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Seafood Throwdown at the Custom House Farmers Market is ready to treat your pallet with the MYSTERY FISH prepared and garnished with the Farmers Market produce.  This Seafood Throwdown will feature chefs Henry Bousquet, Culinary Arts Instructor at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School and Chris Cronin, Executive Chef at Farm & Coast Market, Padanaram. They'll be shopping from the bounty provided by Winterbottom Farm and Brix Bounty Farm.


NAMA's Blog

Dawn TuckerOur new blog is from fishing family member Dawn Tucker, "Being tapped in as fishermen and families, aligning around shared values, and connecting to the above organizations, I see great things are coming down the pike. Again, strength in numbers!"

Recent Newsletters

  • CommonBound brings unlikely allied food producers together around new food economies. Plus the Official Release of the Local Catch Core Values, Seafood Throwdowns from Cape Ann to the Bronx's Garden of Happiness, and the New Bedford Scandal Deepens.

  • Seafood Throwdowns are fun, tasty and exciting. Beyond the cooking competition excitement they're also a way for fishermen to share their stories and expose the corporate takeover of our ocean commons. Read Brett's story of why we throw down, about our upcoming trip CommonBound, the Good Food Awards and more!

  • At a time when success is measured by who can work at the speed of light regardless of the outcomes, we will continue to work at the speed of trust because we believe it's the only way to get the outcomes we seek for the long haul.