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 News and Notes

Our Farmers Market Anniversary

1 February, 2018
Our first market was in old town Scottsdale on Saturday, February 9, 2002. Excited to start our 17th season!

Wild Salmon 3 Ways!

25 January, 2018
Call today to schedule your cooking class-dinner party! We're presenting keta salmon 3 ways!

602-286-9233

Monday Open House!

11 January, 2018
Please join us on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 2pm-???? at our home (2031 N 47th St, Phoenix 85008) for our fist open house of the year! Children and families are always welcome. Bring a friend and bring a cooler. Delicious samples will be available.

Happy New Year

1 January, 2018
Best wishes for 2018! We hope to see you at our favorite Phoenix area farmers markets now through the end of April.

Christmas Vacation

10 December, 2017
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! We're enjoying our annual winter vacation celebrating the holiday season with our families. We look forward to seeing you Phoenix in January 2018!

Honey Stix

7 December, 2017
Honey Stix are back in stock! This weekend we'll have mesquite, vanilla, cat's claw acacia, sour cherry and sour apple. All of our honey stix are made using only local raw honey and natural flavors.

Los Ranchos Winter Market!

5 December, 2017
Hey New Mexico! We're looking forward to seeing you next Saturday, December 9 at the Los Ranchos Growers Market! We're still accepting orders by phone 505.865.4097 or email

One Week Phoenix!

27 November, 2017
Hello Phoenix FishHuggers, we'll be at the Roadrunner Park and Ahwatukee Farmers markets one more weekend (December 2/3) for 2017. We're headed to New Mexico for our winter vacation to spend the holiday season with our families. Come see us at the market this weekend. We are also taking daily appointments through next Monday, December 4. Please call to schedule 602.286.9233

Whole Salmon & Salmon Caviar

17 November, 2017
Whole (H&G) Salmon! We have sockeye and coho. H&G is a seafood industry term that stands for "headed & gutted". I know, not very appetizing, but all it means is that the salmon has been cleaned and the head has been removed. These fish are an excellent option for your holiday meal. Size varies depending on the species (coho is larger than sockeye) and individual fish, we've seen sockeye as small as 4 pounds and coho as large as 14 pounds. Whole salmon are $10 per pound, please order soon if interested.

Salmon Caviar! Also known as ikura, this is keta roe cured using a custom 3% brine for milder flavor and lower salt content than most. Keeps 2 weeks in the refrigerator and 2 years in the freezer. Available in 42gram jars or 500gram containers.

We saved the whales with Black Cod!

9 November, 2017
Since the 1986 moratorium on whales by most countries, sperm whales in particular have grown in number by 4% per year in the Gulf of Alaska. The black cod fishing industry has been reporting a significant loss from whales attacking baited fishing hooks for 20 years. Black cod is the most valuable seafood in the North Pacific in economic terms and omega-3 oil content, desirable to both man and whales around the world. Most attribute the diet of baby king crab to explain why black cod holds a high value.

Farmed fish contained in ocean pens are also attacked by whales feeding. Wild salmon is safe from whales because they are hard to catch. Lucky us!

For further reading see: Economist.com


 
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