Cape Cod Fish Share's CSF business fails to get off the ground, leaving subscribers empty handed
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Cape Cod Times] by Doug Fraser - November 10, 2014
Andrea Thorrold thought Cape Cod Fish Share was a good idea. Based on the farm model of community-supported agriculture, in which subscribers pay in advance for a weekly delivery of farm fresh produce, David Henchy, of Brewster began his business in 2011 with to connect fish lovers with local fishermen, bringing them fresh fish weekly.
“Usually there were two kinds of fish, or fish and scallops,” Thorrold said. “We really enjoyed it.” Her family subscribed for two years, learning to love species they hadn’t encountered like golden tilefish, monkfish and skates.
“They were really good at communication. We got newsletters with recipes in them. It was working well when it was working. Even when weather was an issue, we got an update and knew what was going on,” she said.
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