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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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How Seaweeds Help

In celebration of World Oceans Day (yesterday, June 8), we’ve been thinking about the health of the oceans, and ways that seaweeds affect their ocean home. Seaweeds don’t remove plastics from the sea, or lessen the dangers of abandoned fishing … 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

Let’s get a bit more science-y this week. Who are you, anyway? The Marine Stewardship Council and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council are working to develop a global standard for sustainable seaweed production, something that many see as long overdue. Maine … 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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Seaweed in the News

It’s been a busy week for seaweed, with some nice local coverage from Maine newspapers in the mix. One thing we neglected to say last week is that we will share stories that we find interesting, and that we think … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

Today we’re starting something new on the blog–a weekly post with news from the world of seaweed that has come across the transom. From kelp as the new kale, to seaweed aquaculture projects, to dulse that tastes like bacon, to … 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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