Farmed fish will be main seafood source in the future

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Aquaculture is the future of seafood supply, a Norwegian marine economist told a prairie audience at a recent conference. Frank Asche from the University of Florida said trying to maintain wild fisheries for human food supply is “useless” and farmed fish will actually help wild fish stocks recover. “Fishing is our […] Read more

Going indoors to grow local

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — Providing fresh local produce to Canadians year round could be achieved with a new farming concept that combines horticulture with aquaculture. NutraPonics, which opened in 2015 near Sherwood Park, is dedicated to supplying the local produce market and supporting local suppliers. Since last December, it has been selling fresh romaine lettuce, […] Read more

Black fly farm gets CFIA OK as farmed fish food

A company that raises flies for use as fish and poultry feed now has Canadian Food Inspection Agency approval to expand. Enterra Feed Corp., based in Langley, B.C., can now sell whole dried black soldier fly larvae as feed for farmed salmon, trout and Arctic char. It is the first Canadian approval of aquaculture feed […] Read more