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NHCS Newsletter: Spring/Summer Session, WEEK 5 ATLANTIC POLLOCK

Posted 5/14/2018 3:21pm by Andrea Tomlinson.

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WELCOME TO OUR CSF

Welcome to Week 5 of our Community Supported Fishery! We hope everyone enjoyed the Redfish and Scallop Add ons last week! Our Catch of the Week is Atlantic Pollock!

SESSION INFO-FISH ONLY vs FISH and LOBSTER SHARES

Attention all Lobster and Fish Share Members! Remember, you cannot replace fish for lobster or lobster for fish when doing your Holds and Doubles.

That said, if you are an 8-week Member and are doing both Fish and Lobster, these are your last two weeks to hold and double your fish shares. But we expect the majority of our 8-week Members will enjoy their session so much, that they will extend to a 16 or 32 week Membership anyway!

LOBSTER WEEKS START WEEK 7

Share Types come in 3 sizes:

FISH ONLY                                                     FISH AND LOBSTER

2lb -1lb-1/2lb                                                   2lb/4 lobsters-1lb/2 lobsters-1/2lb/1 lobster     

FISH and LOBSTER SHARE MEMBERS; To remind you, if you are signed up for our Lobster and Fish Shares, you will receive Lobsters only on the following weeks:                                                                                           

LOBSTER WEEKS
 
Week 7
Week 8
Week 12 (Fourth of July Week)
Week 14
 
FISH SHARE ONLY MEMBERS: You won't miss out on getting Lobsters these weeks either! We will have Lobster Add-ons Available on all Lobster Weeks, at our Members Only price for you to have with your fish that week! Stay tuned!

HOLDS, DOUBLES AND PICK UP LOCATION CHANGES

You can "hold" your share any week withing the Session that you will not be available to pick up OR any week you do not care for the Catch of the Week. Please use our Member Login to do your holds hereYou will also have to choose a week to "double" your share. 

It will look like this in our system:

 

 
 

 
 

 

Donate Your Missed Share? 

 

 

Please note, when you pick up a "double" share, you will be getting a double of your share size. For example: 1lb share size picks up 2-1 lb bags, 1/2lb share size gets 2-1/2lb bags. It's really important we get that one right, so everyone gets the correct shares each week!

You can also choose to do a Temporary Pick up Location change, any week you would like to pick up your share at any of our other 23 Pick up Locations. You can do that here, simply choose "Change Pick up Location" from the drop down menu, under the box marked Action (see above).

SOME INFO ABOUT BEING ON HOLD

We use a system called Small Farm Central for all our Membership Management, emails and Member Accounting. The system is not smart enough to allow for you being on hold for your regular share, but ordering Additional fish or Add-ons. And we currently have over 500 members and simply do not have the administrative staff to individualize each Member's orders! So sorry folks, if you are on hold for the week, we can't get you Add ons or Additional fish!

 ADDITIONAL FISH WEEKLY-HADDOCK AND POLLOCK

Need some extra fish for your dinner party or family get together? We've got it!

New this Year! We plan to have Weekly Haddock available, by the 1lb, as well as Additional Fish for the Catch of the Week! 

Order your Additional Pollock or Weekly Haddock for this week here! We have a limited amount of Haddock available weekly.

Discounts orders over 3lbs! 

PAYMENTS

DEADLINE TO ORDER ADDITIONAL FISH IS MONDAY, 12 midnight FOR THE WEEK OF YOUR DELIVERY! 

If you haven't already done so, please send us a check for your balance to: NHCS, 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801. If you send a check, it saves us the 3% charge from Paypal! If you choose to pay online with a credit or debit card, do it here.

CATCH OF THE WEEK-ATLANTIC POLLOCK

Atlantic Pollock is quickly becoming the new signature New England fish, tasting much like cod and haddock and very abundant. Check out the article which appeared on our Facebook page:http://www.concordmonitor.com/Misunderstood-pollock-a-key-to-New-England-seafood-s-future-2011708.

Atlantic Pollock is related to cod and haddock and sometimes referred to as "Green cod".  Our Pollock are found in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean and are most common on the western Scotian Shelf and in the Gulf of Maine. A different species of Atlantic Pollock, commonly known as saithe, is found in the Eastern Atlantic.

Atlantic Pollock differs from cod in that they have a greenish hue and slightly darker flesh. Not to be confused with Alaskan Pollock, found in the Pacific Ocean and one of the most harvested fish in the world. Alaskan Pollock is often times found in frozen fish sticks and fish fillets and a main ingredient in seafood salad and many processed seafood products.

And according to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI), Atlantic Pollock is also one of the five Gulf of Maine fish, that you really can feel good about eating!

Five Gulf of Maine Fish You Can Feel Good About Eating

 
Atlantic Mackerel-Cape (Dogfish Shark)-Whiting-Redfish-Atlantic Pollock

Whether cooking at home or ordering out, conscientious shoppers often face difficult choices. But when it comes to seafood, there are plenty of fish you can feel good about eating.

Here are five Gulf of Maine fish that provide an opportunity to support local fishermen, promote a healthy ecosystem, and eat a delicious meal!

Source: Jul 23, 2015 GMRI Supporting Sustainable Seafood Blog

KNOW YOUR FISHERMEN

Your Fishermen this Week are the crew on the F/V Anne Marie, owned by NH resident, Fanel Dobre and Captained by Tim Daggett. Thanks to the crew for the Atlantic Pollock this week!

NH owned F/V Anne Marie, caught our Pollock this week

 

 A large Atlantic Pollock, a close cousin to the Cod

 
 

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Sauteed Pollock in lemon, garlic butter (courtesy of Pinterest)

Our Atlantic Pollock has a white, firm flesh with a sweet and delicate flavor. It is low in saturated fat and a great source of B 12 vitamins! 

Pollock is great in fish chowder, broiled, baked for grilled. It is also fabulous for fish tacos and works well with any blackened recipe. Substitute it in any recipe that calls for cod or haddock. Here is are some great recipe ideas on our Pinterest Page:https://www.pinterest.com/nhcsf/pollock or go here on our awesome new blog, for recipes and videos!
RECIPE CONTEST FOR MEMBERS-got to play to win!

Got recipes? Take pictures! You know who you are! We've loved seeing your posts over the years on our Social Media so much, that we want to start a contest! We are starting our Weekly Member Recipe Contest on Facebook and/or Instagram. And the competition will be stiff!

Here's how to enter:

  • Post on our  or page (Click to link)
  • Post your recipe on your Instagram or FB and tag us (@NHCommunitySeafood)
  •  #recipecontest in either post

Whoever gets the most "likes" for the week, wins an Additional 1lb share of Fish for the week!

THIS WEEK'S WINNER:

Our winner for this Week's Recipe contest is Breeda Lagan Royer! Congrats Breeda, your dish looks great!

 
Breeda Lagan Royer
Breeda Lagan Royer My own recipe after researching cooking methods on the internet .....and using as much local veggies from Emery Farm in Durham( pu location for our fish share 
 
1 pound Acadian RedFish skin partially on ( our 1lb fish share picked up at Emery Farm to...
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MEMBERSHIP QUESTIONS?

Our former Delivery Driver and now official Assistant Manager, Kendall Young has given up the driving to come on board and help with administration, Member Management and coordinating our Restaurant Supported Fishery. Please email kendall@nhcommunityseafood.com with any and all Membership questions pertaining to your account.

THANK YOU

Thank you for your support for our local fishing community! We have a small amount of dedicated Fishermen left to support! Thank you for your Membership and support!

Enjoy the delectable Atlantic Pollock!

All the best,

Andrea Tomlinson
General Manager
Seafood Enthusiast
 


          

1 Peirce Island Rd-Portsmouth-NH-03801

 

 

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