Category Archives: Lobster Fishing

Earth Day. A Time To Be Proud Of The Maine Lobster Industry

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  Today is Earth Day.  A time to reflect on the health of world.  Many of the day’s headlines will focus on the need to tackle climate change and protect endangered species.  But Earth Day is also an opportunity to celebrate examples of successful management of our precious natural resources. The Maine lobster industry is one such […]

Millennials and Maine Lobster. A Love Affair.

Maine lobster boat sunrise

As the children headed back to school this fall, I headed back to work.  For the last year, I have been on maternity leave here in London, looking after my newborn twins.  While I am thankful for the generous maternity policy we have in the UK, which allowed me to savor the early moments with […]

The Winter Harbor Lobster Festival – An Authentic Downeast Experience

maine lobster shore dinner

  For lobster lovers who missed last week’s Maine Lobster Festival or who left Rockland hungry for more, I strongly recommend a visit to the Winter Harbor Lobster Festival which is on this weekend. Much smaller than the Maine Lobster Festival and a bit more of an expedition (unless you live Downeast), the Winter Harbor […]

The 2014 Maine Lobster Festival – Celebrating Lobster Fishing Families

Father son lobster fishing Maine

  The 2014 Maine Lobster Festival is under way and folks from all over the world are descending on Rockland to celebrate America’s favorite crustacean.  This year, the organizers of the festival decided to recognize the families behind the industry with their “Lobster Livin’ ” theme.  It made me reflect on the familial aspects of […]