Category Archives: Outreach & Education

Local Schools Celebrate Maine Harvest Month

Local Schools Celebrate Maine Harvest Month It’s Fall in Maine and that means that the root vegetables are being unearthed and the ground is being put to rest in preparation for the cold months ahead. Schools in the towns surrounding … Continue reading

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Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs

Who will represent the next generation of the Ocean’s caretakers? The Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to talented students since it began five years ago. The 2017 Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest offers  … Continue reading

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The Rockweed Rodeo

Tidal Falls Plays Host to the First-Ever “Rockweed Rodeo” Tidal Falls, Hancock, Maine, May 6, 2017: Despite the drizzly, sometimes pouring, rain, more than twenty-five interested folks ventured out in raincoats and boots to see what this was all about. … Continue reading

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Maine Composts Week

This week, May 7-13, it’s time to celebrate, learn about, and practice all things compost in Maine! Organized by the George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, Maine Composts Week features resources, activities, contests and more, across the state, “to … Continue reading

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Sea Vegetables Make a Splash at Adult Ed

Maine Coast residents discover the delights of sea vegetable cookery… Enthusiastic home cooks gathered recently at Sullivan Town Hall in the Adult Ed kitchen. Their mission? To learn about sea vegetables by trying several fun recipes. Lured by the promise … Continue reading

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Coming up: Cooking with sea veggies class!

We’ve just learned that there are only five spots left in the upcoming Get to Know Your Sea Veggies cooking class starting March 29! The class will run on three Wednesdays, March 29, April 5, and April 12, 5:30-7:30 pm … Continue reading

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Mary’s Gone Crackers has a new flavor made with Dulse!

What do we want in a cracker? Crunch, of course. And taste–a little salty, a little savory. Many crackers, even quite a few that are marketed as natural and healthy, provide the crunch and the taste but are made of … Continue reading

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A Sea Twist on the Gingerbread House

In late November, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables got word about a fundraiser put on by Downeast Family YMCA in Ellsworth–they invited local businesses and organizations to create gingerbread houses to display and raffle off at a special event, “Moore Center … Continue reading

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Seaweed Education Events

One of the things we love best about our work is getting involved in seaweed education efforts, from visits to local schools to supplying educators with seaweeds, to spreading the word about cool events. Here’s a few of our favorites. … Continue reading

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Sea Veggies go to School

Twenty students at Ellsworth Elementary Middle School dove right in to an afternoon of hands-on exploration of vegetables from the sea last Thursday, April 14th. The subject was met with some skepticism by the sharp-minded students of Mrs. Backman’s third … Continue reading

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