Posts Tagged ‘small business’

COVID-19 Economic Relief for Alaska’s Small Seafood Businesses

Seiner fishing boat in Valdez

Information from the Webinar PDF of presentation slides including resource links Video recording of the webinar (View on YouTube) COVID-19 Economic Relief: Guidance for Alaska Seafood Businesses (bulletin) The CARES Act was created to provide economic relief to those affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. In this webinar, we will cover provisions for small businesses through…

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Socially Distant and Locally Sourced: Selling Your Seafood Dockside

Fisherman on boat holding up big salmon

The recording of the webinar is now available, below. Are you considering alternative markets for your commercial catch in this period of social distancing? Increased interest in buying foods directly from the producer and other market changes caused by COVID-19 may present new opportunities for fishermen. Join seafood and marketing experts from Alaska Sea Grant…

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Popular online direct marketing class returning this fall

The popular class, Introduction to Starting and Operating a Seafood Direct Marketing Business, taught via distance delivery is being offered again by Alaska Sea Grant over two weeks in October and November 2018. The course, designed for fishermen who may have no previous experience in direct marketing their catch, teaches the development and management of a…

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Chris Sannito

Chris Sannito Seafood Technology Specialist, Kodiak (907) 539-2012 Contact Chris Bio page Marine Advisory Program Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center 118 Trident Way Kodiak, AK 99615 Chris Sannito Focus Seafood processing Environmental compliance Product development Small business operations Education M.S. Food Science, 1995. University of Alaska Fairbanks B.S. Science and Mathematics, 1989. Hawaii Loa…

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Sunny Rice

Sunny Rice Marine Advisory Agent, Petersburg (907) 772-3381 Contact Sunny Bio page Marine Advisory Program Box 1329 Petersburg, AK 99833 Sunny Rice Focus Commercial fisheries Marine mammal and fishery interactions Rural development Fisheries business Experience I have worked in the Petersburg MAP office since 1998, and as the MAP agent there since 2004. Prior to…

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Quentin Fong

Quentin Fong Seafood Marketing Specialist, Kodiak (907) 486-1516 Contact Quentin Bio page Marine Advisory Program Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center 118 Trident Way Kodiak, AK 99615 Quentin Fong Focus Food markets and marketing management Business management and planning Trade and the environment Aquaculture and fisheries economics Expertise Twelve years of commercial fishing Ten years…

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Torie Baker

Torie Baker Associate Program Leader and Agent, Cordova Bio page Torie retired from the University of Alaska in 2018. Torie Baker Focus Marine boating safety training in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska Seafood processor and direct marketers support Commercial fishing business assistance Research collaboration and local outreach Expertise Commercial fishing, seafood marketing,…

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Alaska Sea Grant helps get new fish plant rolling

welcome to Hydaburg sign

A new fish plant opened this month in Hydaburg, a village in Southeast Alaska trying to revive its seafood industry. Haida Wild Alaska Seafood is located in a former cold storage that hasn’t operated in nearly three decades but is now bustling with activity as the commercial fishing season goes into full swing. Hydaburg is…

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