Fresh, locally-caught seafood selling in South Philly

Fishadelphia, a community seafood program that’s coordinated by high school students, buys fish directly from harvesters, docks and fishermen's co-ops in New Jersey and then brings it to South Philly.

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Do you want to eat more delicious, fresh, locally-caught seafood?  

Join Fishadelphia, a community seafood program that’s coordinated by a group of high school students. The group buys fish directly from harvesters, docks and fishermen’s co-ops in New Jersey and then brings it to South Philadelphia. 

The spring season runs through May and will include eight shipments of fish on alternating Thursdays: March 7 and 21, April 4 and May 2, 16 and 30. There will also be a shipment on Wednesday, April 17, which is the day before Holy Thursday.

Pickup is at Mastery Charter Thomas, 927 Johnston St., near 9th Street and Oregon Avenue, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Shipments will consist of up to five pounds of fish.

The fee is $160 for the season, with a discounted price of $70 for anyone who is eligible for public assistance, sends a student to Mastery Thomas or is referred by another community-rate customer.

For more information or to sign up, go to or follow Fishadelphia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.