PHOTO GALLERY: Small Boats, Big Taste tour

May 24, 2023 | A Day in Photos


Sophomore friends at Barnstable High School. Nick Ramos, Jaden Jeffries and Marco Simonelli. “(Marco) killed the chowder,” said Jeffries.

By Doreen Leggett

Our Haddock Chowder and Provencal Fish Stew have had a busy several weeks. The Small Boats, Big Taste program keeps on growing and we have an increasing number of wonderful partners. Take a look through this gallery and see students at Barnstable High School seeking out the the soups at lunch, families at a YMCA fun fair enjoying them, staff at Cape Abilities prepping them for distribution, and state and non-profit representatives celebrating the offerings.

Diogo Silva was one of many students at Barnstable High that sampled the chowder and stew from the Fishermen’s Alliance.

Captain Jesse Rose and Rep. Sarah Peake toured the Cape Cod Family Pantry in Harwich after the Greater Boston Food Bank’s event in Chatham.

Small Boats, Big Taste chowder is popular with clients at the Cape Cod Family Pantry.

Captain Bill Amaru chats with Ashley Randle, left, the new commissioner of agriculture at a Greater Boston Food Bank event at the Chatham Fish Pier.

Tianna Bennett, YMCA staff, and Seth Rolbein of the Fishermen's Alliance, served up Haddock Chowder and Provencal Fish Stew at the YMCA's Family Fund Day. Tianna Bennett, YMCA staff, and Seth Rolbein of the Fishermen’s Alliance, served up Haddock Chowder and Provencal Fish Stew at the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.

The Viprinos – a fishing family – were among dozens of families who turned out for the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. Once a month we deliver five cases of our chowder and stew to the YMCA.

Dennis Council On Aging staff, Health Ministry and St David’s volunteers, and Cape Abilities staff put boxes of vegetables and soup and stew together to deliver across the Cape. The deliveries are part of Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Food Access Program, which received a grant through the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources. The funding was part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s  Agriculture Marketing Service cooperative agreement with Massachusetts under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperate Agreement Program.


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