Blog 2017-06-09T14:53:22+00:00

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Fisherman Friday: Recent Hall of Fame Inductee, Dick Kent

Richard “Dick” Kent, Jr. grew up on neighboring Swans Island where his family has been for about five generations. His father owned and operated Richard Kent Lobster, where as a child, Dick grew up working the docks and felt that Swans was the center of it all. Measuring and selling bait, buying and selling Maine lobster, it was a family business. When not working, Dick [...]

July 21st, 2017|

Employee Shout-Out; 18 years with Greenhead Lobster!

A lot has changed over the years at Greenhead Lobster, but a handful of employees have remained constant. These employees have helped maintain company values as the business has shifted and grown. Expect more Employee Shout-Outs on our blog over time. Ringing in at 18 years of Greenhead Lobster employment, we have Pam Wendell and Dwayne Eaton. Hired in May of 1998, Dwayne has taken [...]

July 13th, 2017|

Lobster and Scallop Sausage

In Stonington, Maine we are lucky enough to have thriving commercial fisheries! While lobstering is a year-round fishery, Maines scallop season runs from December through March. Fortunately, scallops freeze beautifully! Additionally, if finding fresh, high-quality, live Maine lobster proves difficult, our frozen lobster tails are an excellent option! With these items on hand in the freezer, a luxurious, gourmet meal can evolve with little prep [...]

June 20th, 2017|

Fisherman Friday: Four Generations of Steele’s, a Father’s Day Edition

Greenhead Lobster is known for beautiful Maine lobsters, in part from our positioning in the Gulf of Maine, and in part from good handling. Handling starts out on the water, where we are proud to have the fishermen and women who choose to sell their live Maine lobsters to us. Deer Isle has nearly 3000 year-round residents, with an estimated 400 commercial captains, who employ [...]

June 9th, 2017|

Fisherman Friday: Clayton Joyce

At Greenhead Lobster, care goes into every Maine lobster we sell. Our fleet of local independent lobstermen and women have been working the cold, clean, lobster-rich waters of the Penobscot Bay for generations. Each day, they work hard to deliver the finest, freshest lobster to our docks in Stonington, Maine. Without our dedicated fishermen—who are willing to face the sometimes brutal weather and trying seas [...]

May 18th, 2017|