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Local Schools Celebrate Maine Harvest Month

Local Schools Celebrate Maine Harvest Month It’s Fall in Maine and that means that the root vegetables are being unearthed and the ground is being put to rest in preparation for the cold months ahead. Schools in the towns surrounding … Continue reading

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The Rockweed Rodeo

Tidal Falls Plays Host to the First-Ever “Rockweed Rodeo” Tidal Falls, Hancock, Maine, May 6, 2017: Despite the drizzly, sometimes pouring, rain, more than twenty-five interested folks ventured out in raincoats and boots to see what this was all about. … 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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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

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

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

It’s Friday again, and time for a little seaweed news roundup. Yeehaw! Back to the Future (no, not Marty McFly…) First up, an article featuring another long-time Maine seaweed company, North American Kelp, in the Boothbay Register. Owner Bob Morse … 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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Annual August Shutdown is now…

It’s that time again, when Maine Coast Sea Vegetables shuts down for the month of August to allow the harvests to come in, take care of things in our building that can’t be done when we’re open, and take a … Continue reading

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Shep Erhart talk on harvesting and growing seaweed, Friday August 1st

  Friends of Taunton Bay, a stewardship and educational organization for Taunton Bay in downeast Maine, is hosting a talk by MCSV’s Shep Erhart tomorrow, August 1st at 7 pm, at the Taunton Bay Education Center in Sullivan. MCSV is … Continue reading

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