Slow Fish Principles

 
 
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Slow Fish Principles for University of New Hampshire
 
For the purpose of creating a worldwide network of College and University Food Services linked to the International Slow Fish campaign, and to encourage community-based models of seafood purchasing, the following is agreed upon:
 
AGREEMENT OF INTENTIONS AND COLLABORATION BETWEEEN
SLOW FISH INTERNATIONAL (Slow Fish)
and
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE DINING SERVICES (UNH Dining)
 
Provided that each party shall pursue the following objectives within their own organization and with the methods most appropriate to their means:
 
- We will actively support the local fishing community by procuring and serving local seafood to the students and guests of the University of New Hampshire
 
- We will commit to purchasing seasonal & available products from local fisheries; when capable of meeting demands, ‘in-state’ products shall be our preference
 
- We will negotiate prices that are mutually beneficial for the local fishing community and UNH Dining Services in order to create a truly viable local market
 
- We will support local processors that uphold systems of traceability and honesty in labeling and are duly licensed and inspected by the jurisdiction in which they operate
 
- We will commit to the inclusion of abundant but under-utilized species of fish, which are being caught in local waters in an effort to drive market value
 
- We will commit to education, so that students and guests of UNH Dining can increase their awareness regarding local seafood and become active consumers that will support the products and practices of the local fishing community
 
 

Slow Fish is an International campaign by:

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Slow Food International
Via della Mendicità Istruita, 14 – 12042 Bra (Cn) – Italy
Tel. +39 0172 419611 – Fax +39 0172 414498
www.slowfood.com/slowfish