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A tour group led by North Carolina Sea Grant’s fisheries specialist visited Wanchese, Hatteras Island, Ocracoke, and Carteret County. The intermingling of individuals from across the country, Canada, and North Carolina revealed how commercial fishermen are fostering community and commerce in old and new fashioned ways. Discoveries included the development of Community Supported Fisheries and an app for relaying information about catches to consumers.
Like "farm to table," "sea to table" encourages restaurants and their distributors to obtain food from local producers and harvesters. Slowing this trend's momentum are impediments such as harvest regulations and an underdeveloped supply chain. The author's evidence that overcoming such barriers is worthwhile includes national market research. It asserts that people, when offered the option, would rather have locally grown or harvested foods.