Paul Greenberg: The Fight for Local Seafood

THU, SEP 25, 2014 (1:01:34)

New York Times bestselling author Paul Greenberg is back with his latest book, American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood. Greenberg explores the idea that Americans need to repair their relationship with local seafood. As more of us become health-conscious and realize the benefits of eating fish, we also need to support local fishing and ensure the protection of these natural resources. From Alaska’s salmon in Bristol Bay, to New York City’s oysters, learn more about how you can protect the ocean with the choices you make in the grocery store. As an added bonus, Greenberg was joined by local fish supplier Mac’s Seafood for a conversation about how consumers can support their local seafood better. Located on Cape Cod since 1995, Mac’s Seafood is a family business that has been buying local seafood since the very beginning. Why? Because they knew there was nothing better out there.

+ BIO: Paul Greenberg

Paul Greenberg is the author of the James Beard Award-winning New York Times bestseller Four Fish and a regular contributor to The New York Times. He has also written for National Geographic Magazine, GQ, The Times (of London), Vogue, and lectures on seafood and the environment around the world. He is currently a fellow with The Safina Center and a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation. His most recent book, American Catch, is published by the Penguin Press and explores how the United States, a country that controls more ocean than any other on earth, came to be a seafood debtor nation, importing more than 90% of its seafood from abroad.

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