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 September through November 2013.
Seafood 101 kicks off at the 2013 Fisherman’s Fall Festival,which will be held on Saturday, September 7, at Fishermen’s Terminal, and continues with weekly programming through National Seafood Month in October, and culminates with the annual Pacific Marine Expo, set for November 20-22 at 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, October 6. Click on the "Seattle Times - NIE Supplement" tab on this website.
Seafood 101. Celebrate the journey from sea to market to table.
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.
October is National Seafood Month!
For 2014 free events, please visit our Seafood 101 Special Events Page.
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), Seattle Times Newspapers in Education, Northwest Fisheries Association, Whole Foods, National Fisherman Magazine and KIRO Radio 97.3FM.
Industry Sponsors include the Alaska Seafood Cooperative, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, Freezer Longline Coalition, Port of Seattle and Trident Seafoods.
Supporting Sponsors include the At-sea Processors Association, American Seafoods Group and Ocean Beauty Seafoods.
Seafood 101 Friends include Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, King County Maritime, North Seattle Industrial Association, Pacific Marine Expo, Seafood Nutrition Partnership, Seattle Propeller Club, University of Washington Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, Washington Sea Grant, and Washington State Department of Health.