What happened to good seafood at a good price?

July 20th, 2014

America has more ocean and more coastline than any other nation. We produce more fresh seafood than other nations. Yet the amount of seafood extracted from those oceans, that we keep here in the US, is very small.

Why this disconnect? Why is our relationship to seafood so attenuated? And is there some connection or consistency between the decline of farming in America and the decline of domestically consumed seafood.

Paul Greenberg takes us inside seafood and aquaculture in American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood.

My conversation with Paul Greenberg: