Gulf of Maine, Explained: Eating Sustainably
Gulf of Maine, Explained | Aug 21, 2017
Eating sustainably can feel difficult — especially when it comes to seafood. Every day, consumers face tough choices in the grocery store and at their favorite restaurants.
Here to help is our very own Jen Levin, who has led our sustainable seafood program for nearly a decade. In that time, countless people have asked her, “How do I know what’s okay to eat?”
The answers aren’t always easy to find with a simple web search. The sustainability of an individual species can change depending on when, where, and how it was harvested.
In the video below, Jen provides her top three strategies for eating responsibly. These tips can help you support a healthy Gulf of Maine, as well as the many hard-working people who depend on it.
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