Labor Day in Maine

Labor Day in Maine

Happy Labor Day to all of America’s workers! We at Harbor Fish Market appreciate all our hard working staff, especially in the difficult times we have all experienced during this pandemic. Our state has a long history celebrating the Maine worker. After much unrest in...
END OF SUMMER: GETTING IN ALL YOUR FAVORITES

END OF SUMMER: GETTING IN ALL YOUR FAVORITES

The end of summer, Labor Day Weekend, is coming up fast! Summer evenings grilling on the deck will soon be replaced by kettles of hot seafood chowder eaten in front of the fire. Time to get our summer favorites, our must haves, in line for lunches and dinners over the...
ON THE FARM TWO: Good Practices/Good Products

ON THE FARM TWO: Good Practices/Good Products

This week we are writing about our Portland wharf neighbor, Bangs Island Mussels.  Bangs has been cultivating sustainable mussels off the islands of Clapboard and Bang’s in Casco Bay since 1999. Mussels are naturally one of the ocean’s great filter feeders, farming...
ON THE FARM: Good Practices/Good Products

ON THE FARM: Good Practices/Good Products

Let’s start by saying fresh shrimp is not something the Northeast sees much of. The Northern Maine Shrimp that we used to enjoy has been depleted and has fled to colder waters. Unfortunately, according to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, the Gulf of Maine,...
Maine ‘Shedder’ Lobsters

Maine ‘Shedder’ Lobsters

You may have heard the term ‘shedders’ if you have been buying Maine lobsters this summer. It’s a term used to describe a lobster that has shed it’s shell, and developed a new shell, which is now soft. These lobsters are also called new shells...