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protect our waters: no mining in maine

The Cobscook Bay is world class. We may be a faraway region without much human density or economic concentration, but as far as fish habitat is concerned we are prime real estate. The rivers flowing into Cobscook Bay, the 22-foot tides, the cold water, the massive seaweed ecosystem and the churning of nutrients drive the […]

Posted: May 10 2021
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SEAWEED: commons, literacy, culinary adventures (and so much more)

"In myth (as well as biology), the sea is the source that all things arise from and return to." - Paul Pitchford If you haven't heard, we Greenhorns are quite the algae allies. Check out our exciting & new(ish) spin-off project, Seaweed Commons! Seeking to form ecologically minded seaweed coalitions through a commons-based approach, support […]

Posted: April 2 2020
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listen: Severine talks seaweed on the BBC

Severine spoke to BBC radio in the UK this about the need for an informed and sustainable approach to seaweed farming, one of the fastest growing aquaculture sectors anywhere right now. Listen to her talk about the culinary benefits of seaweed, and tell the story about how she got into seaweed herself on the coast […]

Posted: September 22 2017
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ocean forager amanda swimmer live on GH radio this tuesday

[vimeo 103298566 w=640 h=360] Amanda Swimmer wild-harvests local seaweed in her home in British Columbia to sell for food and medicine. She talks to Greenhorns Radio about local foods, added value products, and the value of our ocean commons on the Heritage Radio Network this TUESDAY DEC 6 at 4:00 p.m.

Posted: December 2 2016
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norwegian seaweed!

For you seaweed fans out there, check out this online Norwegian seaweed shop!

Posted: June 16 2016
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could kelp trump kale?

Gabriela Bradt, a fisheries specialist at the University of New Hampshire, is ready to make Kelp the "Kale of the Sea". According to her interview in The Salt: "The American varieties of kelp and other seaweeds, though, are thought to be milder in flavor than ones found in Asian waters. But they contain the same […]

Posted: August 18 2015
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maine seaweed festival

The Maine Seaweed Festival will be a day long event, held on the beautiful waterfront campus of Southern Maine Community College, Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Posted: July 30 2014
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lovely little film about larch

the seaweed man! [vimeo] Seaweed Man Produced by Perennial Plate Sometimes a few words can capture the essence of what makes up a person better than an extended interview. Such is the case with Larch Hanson, a Maine seaweed harvester/poet who shared with us his beautiful way of life.

Posted: December 11 2012