It's all about families cooking, eating and learning about healthy, safe and sustainable seafood.
Enjoy free cooking demonstrations, special tours of Fisherman’s Terminal and other Port of Seattle facilities and lots of other cool events – all designed to celebrate seafood and the fishing and maritime industries from October through November 2014.
Seafood 101 kicks off at the 2014 Fisherman’s Fall Festival,which will be held on Saturday, October 4, at Fishermen’s Terminal, and continues with programming through National Seafood Month in October, and culminates with the annual Pacific Marine Expo, set for November 19-21at Century Link Field Events Center.
This year, Seafood 101 will also celebrate the Centennial of the Port of Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal.
So eat healthy with seafood and learn about its incredible nutritional value. Discover how government, business and community leaders are working together to achieve a sustainable,
safe and strong fishing industry. Check out the economic value of the maritime and fishing industries and the diversity of career opportunities.
Look for further details in the special Seafood 101 Newspaper in Education Supplement, which was published in the Seattle Times on Sunday, September 28, and in the Anchorage Daily News on Sunday, October 5. Click on the "Seattle Times - NIE Supplement" tab on this website.
Seafood 101. Celebrate the journey from sea to market to table.
Seafood 101 is sponsored by a unique partnership between business, industry associations and government. To learn more about each of the partners, please visit the sponsor page on this website.
Seafood 101 Presenting Sponsors are the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Port of Seattle, Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers Association, Seattle Times Newspapers in Education, Northwest Fisheries Association, National Fisherman Magazine, KOMO Television and KIRO Radio 97.3FM.
Industry Sponsors include the Alaska Seafood Cooperative, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, Freezer Longline Coalition, and Taylor Shellfish Farms.
Supporting Sponsors include the Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers, United Catcher Boats and Vigor Industrial.
Seafood 101 Friends include the At-sea Processors Association, Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology, Skagit Valley College, Center for Wooden Boats, International Pacific Halibut Commission,King County Maritime, North Seattle Industrial Association, Northwest Marine Trade Association, Northwest Seaport, Pacific Marine Expo, Pacific Science Center, Pacific Seafood Processors Association, Seafood Nutrition Partnership, Seattle Marine Business Coalition and Seattle Propeller Club.
Here’s the information you need to take a self-guided walking tour of the Port of Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal. This guide details 18 points of interest and also helps you identify the different kinds of fishing boat moored at the Terminal, which is celebrating its centennial in 2014.