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Sitka Salmon Shares buys plant, expands its direct sales model

Sitka fisherman Spencer Severson owns one of eleven vessels which supply Sitka Salmon Shares.Launched 5 years ago, Sitka Salmon Shares now has over 2,000 customers who buy seafood across the midwest. The company just purchased Big Blue Fisheries in order to expand its operations.

Sitka Salmon Shares: A real-life lesson in food sustainability

Marsh_Skeele_250A college professor who studies food systems is putting his money where his brain is. Nic Mink has spent the past two summers in Sitka meeting fishermen and learning about the economy salmon trolling. Now, he’s launched a business to connect individual fishermen (like Marsh Skeele, pictured above) with consumers in the Midwest.