Direct-buy seafood still finding its sea legs

newfoundland buy directBeing allowed to do something and being able to do it are two different things. Buying seafood direct from a fisherman for personal use is no longer against the law in Newfoundland and Labrador, since the provincial government’s announcement in September 2015. Yet direct sales (not through a processing plant or established retailer) are still not the everyday for most — both buyers and sellers. There are fish harvesters interested in exploring direct sales and potential customers abound, but the challenge is connecting one with the other. Blaine Edwards has offered some help through From the Wharf (, an online marketplace bringing fish harvesters and seafood lovers together. Read the rest here 12:01

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