Local Catch Monterey Bay Media Coverage

Fall 2011 Issue.  A New Take On the Fishmonger.  Online version: http://www.ediblecommunities.com/montereybay/online-magazine/fall-2011/out-to-sea.htm


Fall 2012 Issue: Catch This!  Local Catch connects us to our bay – and attracts an ardent following.  Online version:


June 25, 2012.  A Fresh Take on Sustainable Fishing.  Front page article by Pat May, with photos by Karen Borchers.  Also appeared on the front page of other Bay Area News Group papers:

Alameda Times-Star
Marin Independent Journal
Oakland Tribune
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Contra Costa Times
San Mateo County Times

Holiday 2012 Issue.  Local Catch Straight from the Sea.  Article by Brett Wilbur.  Online version available here (go to page 52):



August 3, 2011.  Community Supported Fishery Eyes Catch Share Possibilities.  In print Edible Column and online Edible Complex Bloghttp://www.montereycountyweekly.com/weblogs/edible-complex/2011/aug/03/community-supported-fish-readies-for-debut/

November 14, 2011.  Community Supported Fishery Local Catch Monterey Bay Announces Start of Signups, Winter Season.  In print Edible Column and online Edible Complex Bloghttp://www.montereycountyweekly.com/weblogs/edible-complex/2011/nov/14/community-supported-fishery-local-catch-monterey-b/

November 23, 2011.  Buy Local Guide: The Real L Word: Spending local means more bang for the buck. http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2011/nov/23/buy-local-guide/

January 19, 2012.  Getting Fishy: Inspiring ways to turn the tide against destruction of our oceans.  In print Edible Column and online Edible Complex Bloghttp://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2012/jan/19/getting-fishy/

February 2, 2012.  Caught in the Middle: Seafood startup hopes to forge a truce between Aquarium and local fishermen. http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2012feb/02/caught-middle

March 15, 2012.  Fish, Revisited: A swim with the area’s first community-supported fishery, Local Catch Monterey Bay, proves a savory adventure. http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2012/mar/15/fish-revisited/

August 2, 2012.  Something Fishy: Seafood fraud disguises farmed salmon as wild, tilapia as snapper and sole as sand dabs. What’s on your plate – and how did it get there?  http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/2012/aug/02/something-fishy/

April 6, 2012.  Local Catch launches ‘community supported fish’ group.  Published in Off 68, a weekly publication of the Salinas Californian serving the Highway 68 and River Road corridors in Monterey County.  http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20120406/OFFSIXTYEIGHT10/204060301/Elaine-Hesser-Local-Catch-launches-community-supported-fish-group 

August 4, 2012. Local Catch to open seafood subscription service in Watsonville. Article by Eric Chalhoub.  http://www.register-pajaronian.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=72&story_id=12908

July 11, 2012 (print edition on July 15, 2012).  Local Catch Monterey Bay:

An Innovative Service to Consumers and Fisherman.  http://www.tpgonlinedaily.com/index.php/our-town/450-local-catch-monterey-bay

July 24, 2012.  Local Fishermen Catch Seafood for Community.  Article by Courtney Buchanan published online on the Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Capitola, and Watsonville Patch websites.

August 1, 2012.  Local Seafood Service Catches on in Watsonville.  Article by Jennifer Squires.  http://watsonville.patch.com/articles/local-seafood-service-catches-on-in-watsonville


February 28, 2012.  The Local Hookhttp://www.montereyherald.com/ci_20062358?IADID

November 23, 2011.  Back Burner Food Column. http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_19396669

December 24, 2011.  Coast Lines: County News: Seafood program seeks customers.  http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/rss/ci_19613477

August 3, 2012.  Report: More than third of Monterey seafood mislabeled.  Article by Jason Hoppin.  Also appeared in other Bay Area News Group papers:
San Jose Mercury News
Oakland Tribune

August 10, 2011.  Local Company Hopes to Boost Economy with Fish.  Interview with Oren aired on August 10 evening news.  Print story: http://www.kionrightnow.com/story/15246899/local-company-hopes-to-boost-economy-with-fish?clienttype=printable



June 2, 2012. Portsmouth hosts Community Supported Fisheries conference.  Oren interviewed in Portsmouth Herald (NH) article by Deborah Mcdermott.  http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20120602-NEWS-206020325?cid=sitesearch

June 13, 2012.  The Triple Bottom Line of Sustainable Seafood.  Alan interviewed for blog post by Farmigo, the family of CSAs/CSFs we belong to.  Farmigo streamlines our membership management and is dedicated to the expansion of local food communities nationwide.  http://blog.farmigo.com/2012/06/13/triple-bottom-line-sustainable-seafood/


August 4, 2011.  Two MIIS Alumni Start “Local Catch Monterey,” a Community-Supported Fishery.  Online Newsroom. http://www.miis.edu/about/newsroom/node/23623

January 18, 2012.  MIIS Alumni Make Waves with Launch of “Local Catch Monterey Bay.”  Online Newsroom and Print Communique Alumni Newsletter.  http://www.miis.edu/about/newsroom/stories/node/25378

October, 2011.  What’s New: Monterey Bay.  Local Catch Monterey: a Community Supported Fishery.  Online: http://sanctuarysimon.org/news/index.php/2011/10/local-catch-monterey-a-community-supported-fishery/

January 2012.  2011 Accomplishments Report

November 22, 2011.  Community Supported Fishery for Carmel.  http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150383110247285

February 10, 2012.  Alan featured in a podcast produced by Jennifer Bell for Humboldt State University Food for Thought radio program, KHSU-FM 90.5/KHSR-FM 91.9, Arcata.  Podcast available at http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/food-for-thought/id325205735?ign-mpt=uo%3D6

October 30, 2012.  Oren interviewed on live radio show “What’s the Point” with Glenn Sadowsky.  KRXA-AM 540, Sand City.  Listen to 3 parts:  Part 1Part 2Part 3

January 31, 2012.  Oren interviewed by Eric Palmer, City of Monterey, for “Buy Local Monterey Bay Seafood” video.  Video can be viewed at:

February 27-28, 2012.  Eric Morrow (Monterey Institute of International Studies Communications) flms LCMB for a MIIS video.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykRrC9_saIw

Local Catch Monterey Bay YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/LocalCatchMBayCSF/feed

Academic Papers

June 2012 M.S. thesis by Allison Witter on community supported fisheries, using Local Catch Monterey Bay as a case study.

Presentations / Events

April 22, 2011.  Alan presents at The Sustainability Academy in Monterey.

April, 2011.  Alan presents to staff and volunteers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

September 26, 2011.  Oren presents to Don Croll’s UCSC Marine Conservation class.  Class adopts LCMB as focus of student projects for fall semester.

October 18, 2011.  Oren presents to the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club Cruisers’ Club.

February 8, 2012.  Oren a panelist at Sustainable Pacific Grove event: Food for Thought, and Vice Versa.

February 16, 2012.  Oren presents to MBNMS Sanctuary Advisory Council.

April 13, 2012.  Alan presents a talk at TEDx Monterey titled “The Fisherman I Have Known.”  Video available here.

November 20, 2012.  Oren and Alan featured in the Sustainability Speaker Series at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

December 4, 2012.  Moss Landing Marine Labs.

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