General Manager of New Hampshire Community Seafood
Working in the field of Marine Science for over twenty-five years, Andrea Tomlinson is our dedicated General Manager who began her career in Marine Biology with finfish aquaculture. She spent her post-graduation years doing community development volunteer work in rural Jamaica, where she later became the Nursery Manager on one of the largest and most successful tilapia/freshwater shrimp farms on the island. With this experience, she was able to start her own seafood distribution business in Jamaica, delivering locally grown shrimp and fish to Jamaican-owned seafood restaurants and hotels.
Moving back to New Hampshire in 2002, she served as a Broodstock Manager and held a managerial role at Great Bay Aquaculture. In 2012 she moved on to the organic farming of chicken for the Farm to Table restaurant, Blue Moon Evolution, in Exeter. A true supporter of the local food movement, Andrea applies her experience in Marine Science, marketing, and working with Commercial Fishermen to connect our fishermen with seacoast consumers (CSF) and local restaurants (RSF).
Graduating from UNH after transferring from University of Miami, with a BS in Marine Science and joining us in March 2015, her previous employment in New Hampshire includes: UNH Jackson Estuarine Lab, UNH Coastal Marine Lab, and Great Bay Aquaculture.
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When you BECOME A MEMBER of our Community Supported Fishery (CSF), you get a weekly share of delicious, wild caught fish fillets and optional “Add-on” choices like fresh local scallops, oysters, and lobster. Pick-up your shares at a LOCATION closest to you. Flexible plan for holds during vacation time. Your weekly share will be the “Catch of the Week”. You will receive a weekly newsletter on Mondays telling you about your fish, recipe ideas, and the NH Fisherman who caught it! Starting April 17 and lasting 8, 16, or 32 weeks.
Gulf of Maine species: Acadian Redfish, American Plaice, Cod, Haddock, Yellowtail Flounder, Winter Flounder, Atlantic Pollock, King Whiting, Monkfish, White Hake, Cusk, or Dogfish (Cape) Shark.
FISH ONLY or FISH & LOBSTER shares available
2lb Share/Week– feeding 4+
1lb Share/Week– feeding 2
1/2lb Share/Week– feeding 1
Lobster shares depend on the size of Fish Shares:
2lb Fish share: 4 chix /share
1lb Fish share: 2 chix /share
1/2lb Fish share: 1 chix/share
Chix lobsters weigh between 1.1-1.2lbs. Lobsters come live and banded on claws.
April 17-June 9
April 17-August 4
April 17-December 1
Zach Griggs and Lucas Raymond – Photo by Jason Moon
Some of the youngest commercial fishermen in New Hampshire, Zach Griggs, and Lucas Raymond were recently interviewed by New Hampshire Public Radio on their new series The Balance: The Costs, Benefits and Tradeoffs of Living in New Hampshire. Honest and hopeful, the two weigh in on how the fishing industry in New Hampshire has dramatically declined in recent years and what this means for them, as two young fishermen just starting their careers.
Listen to the interview HERE
“I wanted this boat, I wanted the chance, and I said before: I may fail, and I know everyone’s expecting that, but it won’t be because I didn’t try.” -Zach Griggs (NH Public Radio, Jason Moon)
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