Sustainable Seafood Program
Our Sustainable Seafood program supports economic and ecologic sustainability.
We work with industry leaders across the supply chain to build market demand and empower consumers to find and buy Gulf of Maine seafood. We work with retailers, restaurants, seafood dealers, fishermen, and other stakeholders — all committed to shared goals through our program.
Sustainable Seafood Projects
Explore our Sustainable Seafood projects below to see what we are doing to boost the local seafood economy and conserve our ecosystems.
Building Demand for Bluefin Tuna
This project aims to train fishermen on best practices to increase the quality and value of tuna being landed, and to engage local restaurants and …
Regional Seafood System Partnership
Despite the healthy, abundant fisheries available in New England, regional fish is challenged to compete with inexpensive, imported seafood. We are collaborating with organizations around …
Sea to School
Our sustainable seafood team received a 2020 USDA Farm to School grant to work with K-12 schools across New England to increase the amount of …
Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested®
The Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested® label is a promise that seafood hails from the clean, cool waters of the Gulf of Maine and the …
GMRI is proud to partner with area restaurants to promote responsibly harvested seafood from fishermen and purveyors in the Gulf of Maine. They have committed …
Fishery Improvement Projects
Fishery improvement projects (FIPs) use the power of the private sector to drive changes in a fishery. These projects are a unique example of seafood …
Sustainable Seafood Consultation
GMRI offers consultation to businesses committed to responsible seafood sourcing but that have yet to implement a robust sourcing policy. With a perspective on global …
Improving Seafood Quality
Our goal is to implement a suite of region-wide quality handling improvements to boost the market demand and value for seafood harvested by New England …
Simple Seafood Cooking Methods
If you're interested in getting started cooking seafood, check out these easy methods for cooking all the flaky white fish the Gulf of Maine has to offer.