Here in New Orleans, food is often a focal point of our locale and culture. More specifically, we are known for fresh, delicious seafood harvested as close as 50 miles from Bourbon Street. On March 10th, 2016, for the first time ever, the biennial Slow Fish International gathering was held in North America, and I think attendees would agree that the Big Easy was the perfect place to meet.
Attendees met each day in a new venue that encompassed the spirit of New Orleans. We shared stories, taught each other about what we are doing in our communities to create a better environment for the consumers, fisherman, and fish alike.
Fisherman and chefs that were attending the conference provided meals for the group each afternoon and evening, which was a real treat.
I presented on Saturday,...