Native Alaskans from the Sitka Tribe depend on weekly barge deliveries by sea for their food. Subsistence foods like salmon and herring roe are an integral part of their cultural tradition. Unfortunately, 60 percent of the Tribe are not able to consume as much traditional food as they want. Marine resources need to be managed more conservatively.
Mark Winne has worked in the food system and food policy field for over 45 years for non-profit organizations and currently the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins University. He has written numerous articles on food topics, blogs at markwinne.com, and has published three books including Closing the Food Gap, and most recently Stand Together or Starve Alone.