A Glimpse into Commercial Fishing in Rhode Island
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Rhode Island Food Summit
24 January 2019

On January 19th, Shayna Cohen attended the third annual Rhode Island Food Summit which brought together more than 400 government, industry, education, nonprofit, and community partners whose work comprises and supports the state’s food economy—a kind of who’s who of Little Rhody’s food system.

Topics covered a broad range of issues reflective of KK&P’s past and current work in the state, including catalyzing food business growth, expanding markets for local and regionally produced foods, increasing food industry workforce opportunity, reducing food insecurity, leveraging the state’s strength, and more.

After the formal program, Shayna toured a few businesses within the commercial fishing Port of Galilee, where, each year, more than 45 million pounds of wild harvested fish and shellfish are unloaded. Below are some photos from the tour.

KK&P has done extensive work in Rhode Island, including: