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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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Cup of Sea

We had a nice visit today from Josh Rogers, founder of Cup of Sea~Maine Seaweed Teas, one of Maine’s newest seaweed-related food and drink ventures. Cup of Sea makes a range of delicious teas–green, herbal, and black–blended with seaweeds. Take, … 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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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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Seaweed in the News

“Papa Smurf” Latte I’d like a half-decaf, skinny latte with a twist of lemon, please…with algae! In one of the more bizarre stories to come along recently, this one from Australia about new drink offerings at Melbourne cafe Matcha Mylkbar … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

It’s all about eating and enjoying seaweeds, and the benefits they provide, this week. The Joys of the Internet Sometimes a gem is hidden by nondescript or blah surroundings. A lackluster story that came over the transom this week lead … Continue reading

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Seaweed in the News

We’re back! And there’s been lots of seaweed activity in the news. Here are a few highlights. A love note to Seaweed… Monterey (CA) County Weekly featured a story about Monterey Bay Seaweeds, a new company growing sea vegetables in … 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

This week, snapshots from seaweed on plates, menus, and snack bags around the world… Seaweed: it’s what’s for Dinner Chile has some 4,700 kilometers of coastline, and 750 species of seaweed. Rodolfo Guzman, chef at one of the country’s top … 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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