Alaskans OwN: Sitka's Local Community Supported Fishery
The Fishermen: 50 Fishing Families
The Fish: Halibut
Sitka Salmon Shares' features Alaskans Own halibut. Alaskans Own is Sitka's local Community Supported Fishery, specializing in bringing hook-and-line caught salmon, halibut, rockfish, black cod, and ling cod to community members in Sitka and Juneau. All of their fishermen are committed to sustainable fishing practices and the mission of Southeast Alaska's Fishery Conservation Network. All proceeds from Alaskans Own support the efforts of this network, which includes reducing fisheries bycatch, lowering the fleet's carbon footprint, and furthering whale research.
The Fishing Families of Alaskans Own
“For us, it's not just about catching fish, it's about caring for the fisheries. It's our passion, our future. Our commitment to the resource comes through in the quality of Alaskans Own seafood—it's the best, and we're proud of that.” -Jeff Farvour, F/V Christi-Rob