Tag Archives: fishery

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

Posted in Aquaculture, MCSV News!, Seaweed in the News, Seaweed science & ecology, The Harvest | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Maine Calling

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

Posted in Aquaculture, Community events, Seaweed in the News, Seaweed stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Maine Seaweed Year in Review, 2014: Part One

“American Catch”

Author Paul Greenberg‘s new book, “American Catch:  The Fight for our Local Seafood” explores the tangled web of where the seafood that Americans eat comes from, and where the seafood we harvest goes. “What does this have to do with … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Room | Tagged , , | Comments Off on “American Catch”

First ever Maine Seaweed Festival!!!

We love seaweed. We depend on it for our livelihoods, we like to eat it, bathe with it, use it on our gardens and feed it to our animals and plants. It nourishes us and even heals us. We find … Continue reading

Posted in MCSV News!, Seaweed in the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on First ever Maine Seaweed Festival!!!

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

Posted in Aquaculture, MCSV News!, Notes from the field by Shep Erhart | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Planting Seeds for Our Future