I am excited to share some news about a Shiny Heart Ventures project I have been working on for the last couple months. My partner at Shiny Heart Ventures, Jen "@noreaster" Consalvo comes from a little town near Kennebunkport, Maine. She grew up there and her family still lives there. Her dad, Captain Dave is a retired Merchant Marine and Nuclear Engineer who has returned to his passion of lobstering - something he has been doing for over 45 years.
This summer we visited Captain Dave and his First Mate "@LobstahLady" Frannie in Maine and did some lobstering. While we were there they explained how hard lobstermen work and how they are basically being undercut more and more each day as the price lobsters continues to fall while it stays stable in restaurants around the country. This seemed unfair to all of us. Jen and I saw an opportunity to help them by cutting out the middle men and selling their fresh Maine lobster catch directly to consumers via the Web.
So I am pleased to announce the recent launch of Shiny Maine Lobster an online fresh Maine lobster shop where you can buy fresh Maine lobsters directly from Captain Dave and Lobstah Lady Frannie.
- Capitan's Share Lobster Package
- Elliot's Take Lobster Package
- Spitfire Special Lobster Package
- Summer Harvest Coop Lobster Package
My favorite of course is the Summer Harvest Coop Lobster Package as it's the gift that keeps on giving as you get four shipments of lobster. Yum!
The site also will sell Maine gifts which includes beautiful original Maine photos and merchandise. We will be filling this area out with works from Maine artists, photographers and craftsmen - so stay tuned.Below is a video which I created to help better tell the Shiny Maine Lobster story while we go out lobstering with Captain Dave in Biddeford Pool, Maine on a sunny summer day.
Don't forget to check out Shiny Maine Lobster and reserve your piece of the seasons lobster catch. And don't forget to find Shiny Maine Lobster on Twitter & Facebook. Lobsters are on a first come first serve basis and limited, so act fast!