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News Flash: Seafood is Actually Food (and Part of our “Food System”)

We are delighted to offer this guest post from Monique Coombs, a fisheries-focused member of The Maine Food Strategy team.

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by Monique Coombs

IMG_5906Seafood is part of a food system, but it is often not included in local food system discussions, usually simply because it is overlooked, or perceived as not easily accessible.  In Maine, we are trying very hard not only to include it in our Maine Food Strategy, but make it an integral part of the process, planning, and future action around strengthening our food system and food-based economy.

It’s unfortunate that seafood has not become more …