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Posted 2/11/2018 6:10am by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

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Dear %%user-name%%,

It's that time again! Time to sign up for the Spring/Summer Session 2018 season from New Hampshire Community Seafood! Click here to renew your Membership! Fresh Seafood right off the Boat delivered to your town!

Our NH Commercial Fishing Fleet continues to struggle and our total number of boats remains at just 9 actively fishing for Groundfish! And only 3 of these are able to fish full time! As we fight to keep this industry alive, each Membership in our CSF helps us win that fight!

This Spring Session starts April 17!  Memberships available in 8-week, 16-week and 32-week (Annual) Sessions! The longer you sign up, the cheaper the share price!

This year, using information from a consumer survey many of you completed,  we are offering two types of Shares:

Fish Only and Fish and Lobster.  Don't worry Shellfish Lovers, Oysters will be available as Add-ons this year along with other seasonal Shellfish like Mussels, Clams and Scallops!!

We have also streamlined our Hold and Double process to make it more user-friendly and easy to complete!

Click here to begin your renewal process!

We look forward to having you back this season. Your Membership directly impacts the survival rate of our NH Commercial Fishing Fleet. Thank you!

Your friends at,
New Hampshire Community Seafood

              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 1/4/2018 5:06pm by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.

 

Dear %%user-name%%,

Happy New Year to you! Our 2018 Season Sign ups will be active in a few weeks! We are currently in the planning stages for this upcoming season and could really use some feedback from you, our Members!

Could you please take 3 minutes (really, it's short) to fill out this well thought out survey, to help us serve you better this year! We have some great ideas for more lobsters and shellfish and "guest fish", but need your input!

Click here to take the survey! It won't take long and then we will know what you want! 

If you have already done the survey, you are still receiving this, thanks!!

Thanks,

Andrea Tomlinson

General Manager





              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 12/29/2017 9:15am by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.


Dear %%user-name%%,


We will be combining the Emery Farm pick up with the 39 Mill Pond Rd (near UNH), Durham pick up today, due to the fact that the Emery Farm retail store is closed and the parking lot is not plowed to accommodate a self-serve pick up. 

There will be two separate, labelled coolers at the Pick up with appropriate Pick up lists. Please take your share(s) and check your name off the list and be certain you are taking from the correct cooler please!

Our Durham Pick up is easy to get to right off 108 in Durham, beside the new Town Hall, turn onto Mill Pond Rd and simply follow it about a half mile to our private residence Pick up at the Politano's home at 39 Mill Pond Rd. The house is on the left and is a slate blue color. Please park on the road and not in the driveway when picking up your share.

Thank you and we are sorry for the late notice, we thought we were going to be able to do a self serve pick up at Emery Farm today! But the weather outside, is truly frightful.

Enjoy the delicious scallops, thanks so much for your support and see you early next Spring!

Keep warm,

Andrea Tomlinson

General Manager

              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 12/27/2017 10:01am by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.

 

Dear %%user-name%%,

It is our final week of the Season! We hope you enjoyed your array of  local, seasonal seafood during this Holiday Seafood Medley. Thank you for supporting our mission to help subsidize our many local Fisheries in NH. And special thanks to all our Annual Members who bought seafood from us all year long!!

Our Catch of the Week are Scallops. These are ocean caught scallops, taken from their shell, bagged and delivered directly to you from the boat! 

There is a short season for scallops here in NH and we are glad to take advantage of their seasonal abundance.

Each share this week is 1 lb.  There are from 20-25 Scallops/1 lb bag. If you doubled your order or ordered Additional orders, they will be in 1 lb bags at your Pick up Location.

 

Our 1 lb bag of Scallops, directly off the boat this week

Our Fishermen this week come from Rye, NH and Portland, Maine. Taylor and Peter Phillips, of the F/V Madrigan out of Rye and Captains from the F/V High Roller and F/V DD Mae II, Portland caught our scallops this week.

 

Taylor Phillips helped catch some of our Scallops this week on his Father's boat, the F/V Madrigan out of Rye, NH



F/V Madrigan, Rye, NH (courtesy of RyeReflections.org) right, helped land our scallops this week

 

We sincerely thank you for your support this year and for helping make this the most successful year ever for NH Community Seafood! 

We will have sign ups for our Spring Session up and running soon! Then in April, we will be back for our Spring Session with lots of diverse seafood in our offerings!

All the best in the New Year and see you in the Spring!

Andrea Tomlinson

General Manager

 

 


 

                         

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 12/23/2017 7:16am by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.

 

Dear %%user-name%%,

Happiest of Holidays to you and we sure hope you enjoyed your Oysters this week!

We still have Additional Scallops available for our final week of the season next week. Order here by Sunday, 9pm.

Member price is just $20/lb for one Additional lb of Scallops. There will be approximately 15-25 scallops/lb and they are fresh off the boat!

Have a fabulous Holiday and thanks for making it Seafood for the Season!

Blessings,

Andrea Tomlinson

General Manager/Bivalve and Holiday Enthusiast

 

 





                               

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 12/19/2017 1:25pm by Andrea Tomlinson.

 

 




Thank you for your support this year! We wish you and your Family a Joyful and Fish-filled Holiday and All The Best for the New Year! See you in April!

 

Could you please help us to serve you better by taking a brief  survey (3 mins) about our operations and ideas for the future? Click here and Thank You!

 

Peace on Earth and Goodwill to Fishermen,

NH Community Seafood

              

 

 

 

 

Posted 12/19/2017 10:24am by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.

 



Dear %%user-name%%,

Welcome to Week 3 of our Third Annual Holiday Seafood Medley Session! We hope you are thoroughly enjoying our diverse array of local and seasonal seafood that our area Seafood Harvesters have to offer!

This week we are serving Oysters and your share size is 18 oysters. If you ordered Additional Oysters, they will come by the dozen.

Brian Gennaco, a dear friend of mine and former coworker, is the owner of Virgin Oyster Company, Dover, NH. Brian has two oyster farms in the Great Bay and Bellamy River and has provided us with oysters this entire year.

He started harvesting and setting aside our oysters for this week a few days ago and yesterday, braved the cold and snow (as one of the last Oyster Farmers brazen enough to still be out on the water) to harvest today's oysters!  Here is documentation of his dedication:

A harvest barge with a view, yesterday in Great Bay

 

Brian Gennaco, on a much warmer day last summer, harvesting oysters

Your oysters come live in the shell and many people like to eat them raw. If you don't like them raw, try grilling them on the grill (with your winter gear on) with the flat side facing up, for 8 minutes! They cook in their own juices and open up and are ready to eat!

Thanks for making it Seafood for the Holidays! Remember, next week is our final week and we will be serving up freshly caught NH Scallops! Order extra here by Sunday night, 9pm!

Happy Holidays,

Andrea Tomlinson

Bivalve Enthusiast

              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 





              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 12/12/2017 4:24pm by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.



Dear %%user-name%%,

Next week we will be offering Oysters for your share. One share is 18 oysters. You can order Additional oysters by the dozen here from our friends at Virgin Oyster Company, with oyster farms in the Great Bay and Bellamy River. 

All orders for extra oysters need to be in by Friday, 9pm for our Oyster Farmer to coordinate the harvest!

Order here to have enough for your Holiday get together.

Thanks for making it local Seafood for the Holidays!

Your friends at,

NH Community Seafood

              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 12/11/2017 8:27pm by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.





Dear %%user-name%%,

Welcome to Week 2 of our Holiday Seafood Medley! We hope you all enjoyed that delicious thick fillet of Halibut last week, I know I did! This week we are serving you local Lobsters, 3-chix/share. A chix lobster is a lobster that weighs between 1.1-1.25lbs.

Each week, we offer "Add-ons" for that week, allowing you to order Additional orders of the Seafood of the Week. Typically, these orders have to be in by Sunday, the week of delivery. If you would like more Oysters for next week, please order them here. These will need to be in by this Friday, 9pm, in order to give our Oyster Farmer, Brian Gennaco, ample time to harvest extras for next week.

Our Lobsters this week come from two local Lobstermen, NH Community Seafood Board President, Damon Frampton, of the F/V Vivian Mae, Portsmouth and a new supplier this year, John Heisey, F/V New Moon, out of Rye Harbor.

 

Damon Frampton, F/V Vivian Mae, hauling Lobsters

 

John Heisey, F/V New Moon, out of Rye, NH

Remember, you can hold next week and double up the following week if you want to skip oysters and double up on scallops. Do your holds here on our website.

Thanks for making it Seafood for the Holidays! This Session supports four different types of Fisheries locally, thank you for your support!

Happiest of Holidays to you,

Andrea Tomlinson

General Manager

 

 

              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

Posted 12/8/2017 7:48am by Andrea Tomlinson.

NH Community Seafood-Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

Eat Fresher Fish.  Support Our Fishing Community.


Dear %%user-name%%,

We hope you thoroughly enjoyed (or will enjoy) your Halibut this week! Just a reminder that your share for our Holiday Seafood Medley Session next week will be 3-chix lobsters per Membership. Lobsters will come from our Lobstermen in Portsmouth and Rye, NH.

If you would like to order Additional Lobsters for next week click here. They will be delivered with your share. Deadline to order extras is Sunday 9pm!

Thanks for making it Seafood for the Holidays! Your support directly helps our local seafood industry and all employees in the industry!

 

Happy Holidays,

NH Community Seafood

 

(Courtesy of Shirleybell clipart)

              

 

Mailing Address: 1 Peirce Island Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801

nhcommunityseafood@gmail.com

www.nhcommunityseafood.com

 

 

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