Archives for Maine Seafood Traditions

Coastal Conversations 12/25/15

Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel

Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues

Program Topic: Maine Seafood Traditions

Key Discussion Points:
What is the role of seafood in Maine’s holiday traditions?
How did settlement patterns and religion impact holiday food traditions?
What are people ordering from the fish market during this season?
What is the Maine Sardine Drop?

Sandy Oliver, food historian and writer, Islesboro
Nancy Harmon Jenkins, writer and author, Camden
Drew Smith and Cyndi Bridges, Peekytoe Provisions, Bar Harbor
Hugh French, Tides Institute & Museum of Art, Eastport