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Thanksgiving Tide

As the days shorten and the air becomes chill, we reflect on all that we are grateful for, all that makes us who we are here at Maine Coast Sea Vegetables… So THANK YOU to the rising and falling tide … Continue reading

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Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs

Who will represent the next generation of the Ocean’s caretakers? The Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to talented students since it began five years ago. The 2017 Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest offers  … Continue reading

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Solutions for microplastic pollution

Last year World Oceans Day focused on plastic pollution in the oceans, and we featured a three-part series to celebrate the oceans and highlight the problems, and some potential solutions, of plastics in the sea. Microplastics are tiny plastic pieces … Continue reading

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Mary’s Gone Crackers has a new flavor made with Dulse!

What do we want in a cracker? Crunch, of course. And taste–a little salty, a little savory. Many crackers, even quite a few that are marketed as natural and healthy, provide the crunch and the taste but are made of … Continue reading

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A Sea Twist on the Gingerbread House

In late November, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables got word about a fundraiser put on by Downeast Family YMCA in Ellsworth–they invited local businesses and organizations to create gingerbread houses to display and raffle off at a special event, “Moore Center … 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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“Fluency of Ocean”

We’ve been celebrating World Oceans Day this week by following this year’s theme of “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet,” focused on the problems of plastic pollution. We’ve also touched on ocean acidification, the cousin to climate change that’s having devastating effects … Continue reading

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“Seaweed-held”

April is national poetry month, and to celebrate MCSV’s General Manager Seraphina Erhart dove down and brought up some seaweed-connected poems…   The Otters and the Seaweed This is what you need to know: you need to know that otters … 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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