Although Maine’s lobstermen and women make their living catching lobster, they also have strong opinions …
Webinar: Sustaining Maine Lobster from Sea to Table
Maine Lobster is one of the most sustainably harvested products in the world with practices dating back 150 years.
Fisherman have always taken great pride in the fishery and continue to evolve their practices based on the changing marine environment. The Maine Lobster fishery is iconic to the state of Maine and impacts a great deal of the coastal communities.
In addition to providing Maine Lobster to diners across the globe, the industry strives to maintain a healthy and prosperous fishery so that fishermen, dealers, restaurant owners, and the greater coastal communities can thrive for generations to come.
Tune in below to watch the live Seafood Source webinar, originally broadcasted on July 24, 2019, with speakers Curt Brown, Steve Train, and Steve Kingston to learn about how Maine Lobster is harvested and how the fishery impacts communities up and down the rocky coastline of Maine.
Download the Maine Lobster – Sustaining Sea to Table presentation.
About our Speakers:
Curt Brown – Marine Biologist, Ready Seafood
Curt Brown is a marine biologist at Ready Seafood and also a licensed Maine Lobsterman. Brown has won numerous awards and scholarships, including the Santa Monica Seafood RSP Grant and the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Brown also has multiple works published, with a mission of helping to grow the knowledge base of lobster.
Steve Train – Lobsterman, Casco Bay, Maine
Steve Train has been a lobsterman for more than four decades, fishing year-round on his 46-foot lobster boat named Wild Irish Rose. With a major in small business from Northeastern University, Steve has served on the board of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association as well as Maine’s Department of Marine Resources advisory council and Maine’s Lobster Advisory Council.
Steve Kingston – Owner, The Clam Shack in Kennebunkport, ME
Steve Kingston is the owner of The Clam Shack – an iconic seafood eatery in Kennebunkport, Maine. The Clam Shack is a family affair, with his wife and three daughters working alongside him. The Clam Shack is well known for its world-famous lobster rolls which have been featured in media publications and television shows often regarded as the best in Maine.