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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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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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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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Seaweed in the News

This week, a little departure–we’ll focus on seaweed-related books that have either come out or come to our attention recently. For many years we’ve had The New Seaweed Cookbook by Crystal June Maderia on our shelves, and enjoyed its recipes. … Continue reading

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Food and wellness trends for 2016: “Seaweed is the new kale”

It’s the time and season when we look back at the year (almost) behind us, and look forward to the year ahead. It’s also a popular time to make predictions for the coming year–here are a couple that have popped … Continue reading

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We’ll be at the Maine Harvest Festival this weekend!

The Maine Harvest Festival celebrates its fifth year this weekend, with more than 150 farmers, fishers, harvesters, fiber artisans, chefs, bakers, vintners, food producers, cheese makers, and brewers bringing their wares and expertise to the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor … 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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Sea Veggies and the MDI Marathon

Today and tomorrow, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables is taking part in the Pre-Race Health and Fitness Expo leading up to the MDI Marathon races this Sunday, October 18, on nearby Mount Desert Island. According to the race’s organizers, this year’s … Continue reading

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UMaine Extension brings seaweed into Maine kitchens

On February 21, Maine Sea Grant and Cooperative Extension agent Sarah Redmond will join forces with Hilary Krapf, founder and creator of the Maine Seaweed Festival, and Barton Seaver, National Geographic fellow, chef and author, in a program on sourcing … Continue reading

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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

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