“The fishery is our largest industry; it’s the backbone of the economy here,” said Patty Heyano, program development director for the Bristol Bay Native Association in Dillingham. “So it made a whole lot of sense to concentrate on that. It seemed like we could make the biggest impact in the shortest amount of . . . → Read More: Grant will give a boost to Bristol Bay training programs
Portland, OR Based Chef Bested 15 Chefs from Across the Nation to Win Great American Seafood Cook-Off
New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012
Chef Gregory Gourdet of Departure Restaurant in Portland, OR took first place at the ninth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans on August 11. His . . . → Read More: Chef Gregory Gourdet Crowned King of American Seafood at Annual Cook-Off in New Orleans
It’s not a problem. Several markets are available leading up to the big events Saturday.
Once place to start is the South Anchorage Farmers Market behind the Dimond Center. Vendors expected to be at Wednesday’s market include Glacier Valley Farm, Stockwell Farm and Earthworks Farm. Expect lots of fresh produce.
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During my eight years as Governor, we used the Alaska Coastal Management Program (ACMP) to facilitate and effectively promote numerous development projects. Through ACMP, Alaskans were at the table to help government agencies and industries determine how best we could develop Alaska’s resources. The program worked well and made sense then. It still makes sense . . . → Read More: My turn: Stand up for Alaska, vote yes on 2
BILOXI — USA Today has named the beach along the Mississippi Coast one of the most amazing American beaches.
The newspaper Friday listed 20 of the best beaches in the U.S., and Coast beaches are listed alongside those in Hawaii, Florida, Massachusetts and South Carolina.
“Although Hurricane Katrina badly damaged Biloxi in 2005, the . . . → Read More: South Mississippi beaches called 'amazing' by USA Today
This year’s second annual Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival will sell 1,500 tickets at the doors, said Matt Pyhala, the organizer of the festival and vice president of the Soldotna Rotary Club. Tickets are $20 and include a glass and six, 4 ounce samples. After six samples, more can be purchased — two for $3 or 12 . . . → Read More: Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival set for this weekend
Alaska. Home of rugged individualists. People who live off the land and know how to take care of themselves.
People who elected Sarah Palin, who doesn’t want the federal government or any government handing out stuff for free.
But you may be surprised to learn that this is also the state where residents gets a . . . → Read More: Citizen Dave: The People's Republic of Alaska
Related stories Canadian lobster protests continue, Snowe calls for Clinton to investigate
ELLSWORTH, Maine — As protests in New Brunswick over Maine lobster imports have flared up and shipments across the border into Canada have slowed to a crawl, the commotion has injected new urgency into a persistent question in . . . → Read More: Maine ponders industry strategy as lobster protests continue in Canada
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off is one of the food events in and around New Orleans this week.
The Times-Picayune archiveNOLA native John Currence, known for his restaurants in Oxford, MS., was named the 2008 King of Seafood.
Sig Hansen of TV’s “Deadliest Catch” will return to New Orleans as master of ceremonies . . . → Read More: Seafood Contest is Saturday and another New Orleans chef is on "Chopped"
MONTEREY – A recent round of testing at local seafood stores and restaurants shows 36 percent of fish are mislabeled, the latest effort by a local environmental group to highlight seafood fraud.
The Monterey County Weekly published the results Thursday, after a round of testing done in conjunction with Monterey-based Oceana, a conservation . . . → Read More: Report: More than third of Monterey seafood mislabeled