Category Archives: Seaweed stories

Cup of Sea

We had a nice visit today from Josh Rogers, founder of Cup of Sea~Maine Seaweed Teas, one of Maine’s newest seaweed-related food and drink ventures. Cup of Sea makes a range of delicious teas–green, herbal, and black–blended with seaweeds. Take, … 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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Seaweed and verse

In celebration of National Poetry Month, and the love of seaweed and words and art, here is a gem we discovered recently at The Public Domain Review, an album filled with Victorian “seaweed pictures” and one of the sweetest seaweed … Continue reading

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“Did seaweed make us who we are today?”

From the files of fascinating seaweed stories… Early humans needed most of their energy just to survive, and spent most of their time getting and eating foods to supply the energy they needed. So how did we evolve to have … Continue reading

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La Choza: burrito lovers, meet seaweed

La Choza, a fun burrito joint on Martha’s Vineyard (transplanted from the Berkshires of western MA), recently added some new recipes, new toppings, and new products to its lineup. Among them: luscious vegan chili, chicken salad, and our Dulse and … Continue reading

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Go for the green on St. Patty’s Day–seaweed, that is

From NPR’s The Salt blog, a tale of Ireland and seaweed, including the fabulous recipe for Dulse and Cheese Scones from Prannie Rhatigan’s cookbook, Irish Seaweed Kitchen–one of our favorite recipes, from one of our favorite cookbooks: Want to Eat … 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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Get your ferments on…with seaweed

“Microscopic organisms – our ancestors and allies – transform food and extend its usefulness.” from WildFermentation.com This is the first in a three-part series on seaweeds, fermented foods, and gut health. Gut health and the importance of the “microbiome“–the billions … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

We’re back! And there’s been lots of seaweed activity in the news. Here are a few highlights. A love note to Seaweed… Monterey (CA) County Weekly featured a story about Monterey Bay Seaweeds, a new company growing sea vegetables in … Continue reading

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