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 […]
"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 […]
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 […]
[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.
For you seaweed fans out there, check out this online Norwegian seaweed shop!
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 […]
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.
the seaweed man! [vimeo http://vimeo.com/30959868] 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.