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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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Sea Vegetables Make a Splash at Adult Ed

Maine Coast residents discover the delights of sea vegetable cookery… Enthusiastic home cooks gathered recently at Sullivan Town Hall in the Adult Ed kitchen. Their mission? To learn about sea vegetables by trying several fun recipes. Lured by the promise … 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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Coming up: Cooking with sea veggies class!

We’ve just learned that there are only five spots left in the upcoming Get to Know Your Sea Veggies cooking class starting March 29! The class will run on three Wednesdays, March 29, April 5, and April 12, 5:30-7:30 pm … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

The seaweed news buzz continues this week. Seaweed for Allergies? First up, a short article about recent research that investigated the potential anti-allergy properties of a polysaccharide (complex sugar) from the “red” seaweed Gracilaria lemaneiformis. Don’t let the bright green … 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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Yam fries with seaweed seasoning, from “The Organic Gourmet”

Leslie Cerier, a chef, author, wellness coach, caterer, and educator also known as “The Organic Gourmet,” recently shared with us a recipe for yam fries dusted with seaweed and other goodies, which were a hit at one of her workshops. … 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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The Great Food Report, 2015

“Shake the hand that feeds you.” Michael Pollan So begins the Great Food Report, 2015.  The report, put out this week by HowGood.com, shows the results of seven years of research and more than 100,000 products rated, based on “goodness” … Continue reading

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Seaweed like chocolate?

Last winter this story from NPR’s The Salt blog came on our radar, about how gut bacteria may play a role in the health benefits of dark chocolate. Many of us here at Maine Coast Sea Vegetables love dark chocolate, … Continue reading

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