The network began six years ago with a small handful of community-supported fisheries and has grown to include over 75 seafood businesses nationwide.
Asparagus, Japanese knotweed and — God bless ’em — ramps aren’t the only ingredients we’re looking forward to this spring. The change in season should also be visible at your local fishmonger.
Last Friday, we traveled to the creative epicenter of Brooklyn’s food scene. We’ve written about this space before, but on the eve of its second birthday, we revisited the building to see how things have developed.
Since we publish the stuff, we’re naturally biased toward celebrating all of our content. We’re here for you though, reader, and are always curious about which stories you enjoy most.
The day’s finally here! Mermaid’s Garden Market, the city’s first fully sustainable seafood market, is now open in Prospect Heights “after five years of planning and six years of building.”
If you ever lamented the lack of a fully sustainable seafood market in New York (Brooklyn, specifically), then you weren’t the only one. Restaurant industry veterans Bianca Piccillo and Mark Usewicz are now looking to “kickstart” their Mermaid’s Garden storefront.
Mark Usewicz and Bianca Piccillo, the husband-and-wife team behind Brooklyn’s very first community-supported fishery, Mermaid’s Garden, are winning hearts (and stomachs) with their weekly deliveries of spectacularly fresh seafood.