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Sea to Table | Posted 10.05.2014 | Home
Sea to Table

We all know something is broken when 91 percent of all seafood consumed in the U.S. comes from outside the U.S, and over two-thirds of all seafood we eat is shrimp, salmon, tilapia, (almost all farm-raised under dubious conditions) or canned tuna. Our vast oceans offer a cornucopia of species, and we only taste four of them.

Trash Fish: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Fueled by heightened consumer demand, the larger, more popular fish are being overfished.

Why Eating Trash Fish Is Good for Eaters, Fishermen and Ocean Fish (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.06.2014 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

How do you change human behavior, a difficult proposition in itself, let alone when a big problem is largely invisible to the public eye? When it c...

PHOTOS: Trash For Dinner?

AP | MICHELE KAYAL | Posted 06.14.2013 | Green

-- Most people have only ever seen a scorpion fish in an aquarium. Unless they dine at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C., where the...

There Are Plenty of Other Fish in the Sea (Why Aren't You Eating Them?)

Sara Jenkins | Posted 06.14.2013 | Taste
Sara Jenkins

People everywhere should be as open to experimenting with unfamiliar fish as they are to feasting on obscure parts of a pig.

Can Trash Fish Make It in the Midwest?

Paul Fehribach | Posted 05.16.2013 | Chicago
Paul Fehribach

Each time we choose to eat an underutilized species instead of an Atlantic salmon or an over-fished cod, swordfish, or bluefin tuna, we give these stressed populations a break and discover anew the possibilities in our oceans and lakes.

Are Trash Fish the Answer?

Michael Leviton | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Michael Leviton

It is more important than ever for us to grapple with the challenge of our dwindling fish stocks, to continue learning from one another and to communicate the excitement and possibilities of underutilized species to a larger audience.