Category Archives: Seaweed in the News

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

The seaweed news has been rolling in like the tide, but today we’re going to focus on one story–Zadie’s Oyster Room in New York City, and the affinity between oysters and seaweed. Zadie’s is a new but old-fashioned oyster bar … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

“Papa Smurf” Latte I’d like a half-decaf, skinny latte with a twist of lemon, please…with algae! In one of the more bizarre stories to come along recently, this one from Australia about new drink offerings at Melbourne cafe Matcha Mylkbar … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

The seaweed news buzz continues this week. Seaweed for Allergies? First up, a short article about recent research that investigated the potential anti-allergy properties of a polysaccharide (complex sugar) from the “red” seaweed Gracilaria lemaneiformis. Don’t let the bright green … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

It’s all about eating and enjoying seaweeds, and the benefits they provide, this week. The Joys of the Internet Sometimes a gem is hidden by nondescript or blah surroundings. A lackluster story that came over the transom this week lead … 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

This week, snapshots from seaweed on plates, menus, and snack bags around the world… Seaweed: it’s what’s for Dinner Chile has some 4,700 kilometers of coastline, and 750 species of seaweed. Rodolfo Guzman, chef at one of the country’s top … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

Maybe it’s spring in the air. But this week the stories are all about food, creative projects, and recipes. “The Dillisk Project” Young chef Katie Sanderson was featured in “Food Innovator Goes Back to her Cork Roots,” and talks about … 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

Recipes and ground-breaking in the news this week… Pirate Brownies! From the lovely and talented mother-daughter duo of Carly and Claire Weinberg at Dulse and Rugosa, located off the coast of Maine–“Seaweed brownies, moist, delicious, and nutritious.” (They make skincare … Continue reading

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