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IMET Harvests Shrimp to Serve at the Franciscan Center of Baltimore

Shrimp were harvested in Aquaculture Research Center at IMET in April. Tasty shrimp and grits prepared with IMET-grown shrimp using recipe of McCormick Flavor for Life were served on Mother's Day brunch at Franciscan Center! You can see a video of the shrimp that were harvested here. You can read about the event in and And you can cook your own shrimp following recipes developed by spice company and FISH partner McCormick: 

Find Shrimp Recipes Here

JJ McDonnell Group visits IMET

JJ McDonnell Visits IMET

The sales and marketing teams of JJ McDonnell and owner Mr. George McManus, our partner of FISH (Feeding Individual to Support Health) project, visited IMET on Feb. 22, 2019. Seafood experts from JJ were happy to see shrimp and bronzini growing in our facility using IMET's sustainable farming systems.

European Sea Bass grown at IMET

Next Year's European Sea Bass for FISH

At IMET, we are already well on our way toward growing European Sea Bass for next year's FISH donation. Catch a sneak peak into their growth in this video

Fish 44-46 days after hatching

Shrimp Arrive at IMET!

Track their growth in a short video recorded by Dr. Sook Chung at varous stages in their development.

Franciscan Center Visits IMET

A partner of FISH, Baltimore's Franciscan Center visited IMET on October 3 to learn our sustainable fish farming operation. Staff members of the soup kitchen baked and served bronzini raised at IMET in this summer heard researchers studying to find science-based information to support aquaculture practice to be sustainable and saw fish for second year production of FISH project are growing in the land-based aquaculture systems during the facility tour.

Franciscan Center Visits IMET


Growing Next Year's Fish

Fingerling arrived at IMET from French hatchery on July 6

Fingerling arrived at IMET from French hatchery on July 6.


FISH Press Coverage


Baltimore Organizations Serve Mother's Day Meal to Community -

The FISH Project provided IMET-grown shrimp for the Franciscan Center’s Mother’s Day brunch -

Fish grown for aquaculture research is being served at Baltimore-area soup kitchens and food banks - The Baltimore Sun

United Way, McCormick and local scientists partner on new FISHprogram to provide healthy protein - Baltimore Business Journal

Nonprofits, businesses launch FISH initiative for low-income residents - The Daily Record

Fish Project Story - WMAR-TVFish in the desert – program provides healthy food to Baltimore communities - WMAR-TV

UMBC and partners launch project to provide fresh fish to underserved communities - UMBC News

FISH Project offers lab-grown seafood as healthy option -