Category Archives: Aquaculture

Maine Calling

Check out a recent episode of Maine Calling on MPBN, our public radio network, on “The Business of Seaweed in Maine.” The call-in show features Tollef Olson of Ocean’s Balance, George Seaver of Ocean Organics, and our own Shep Erhart, … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

Usually we talk about the wonders of seaweed as food, medicine, and for baths and body care. But as summer approaches and lobster and clam bake season nears here in coastal Maine, we’re reminded that seaweed–usually Rockweed and/or Bladderwrack–are used … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

We looked a bit further back today than just the past week, and re-discovered a couple of stories that are too good not to share. Seaweed helps save an Island Hakai magazine had a short piece on the nourishment of … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

It’s been a busy week. Super Seaweed First up, our local public television and radio network, MPBN, ran a very nice story about our friends at Maine Fresh Sea Farms, the many benefits of seaweeds for people and planet (including … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

This week, it’s all news related to Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, all the time. Let’s start with a little video fun… The Wonders of Dulse From Superfooddrinks.org, an article and video all about Dulse. They mention MCSV and other good … Continue reading

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Organic certification at the Sorrento farm

Notes from the Field by Shep Erhart, MCSV founder and president Last week I was part of another sea change for Maine Coast Sea Vegetables: our first organic certification inspection for the Sorrento sea farm, and the first organic certification … Continue reading

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Maine Seaweed Year in Review, 2014: Part Two

This past year was so full, we couldn’t fit it all in one post! And so, more Maine (and beyond) seaweed stories from 2014… Seaweed in food and drink–recipes, cookbooks, stories…just a sampling Food & Wine featured a cocktail mix … Continue reading

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Maine Seaweed Year in Review, 2014: Part One

From aquaculture to seaweed beer, resource management to the first-ever Maine Seaweed Festival, it’s been an eventful year for Maine seaweed! Here are some highlights…including some from Beyond Maine…by no means covering everything. Maine Seaweed Celebration and Education The first … Continue reading

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The Dutch Weed Burger, and seaweed bursting on the scene in food and drink

You read it right:  the Dutch Weed Burger. A start-up in the Netherlands recently launched its signature product, a plant-based burger, bun, and sauce combo that has seaweed or microalgae in each component–“kombu” in the burger, chlorella in the bun, … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds for Our Future

by Shep Erhart The winter solstice is not the usual time of year to plant seeds, nor is the ocean the usual place. But that’s exactly what we were doing this past December 21, 2013, in the cold, gray waters … Continue reading

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