Seaweed Appreciation 101
Learn about the biology, culinary uses, and local industry surrounding the native seaweeds of Maine from an experienced harvester. Sample a few sea vegetable preparations, and learn about ways to incorporate this unique food group into your diet. We will discuss the distinguishing features of different species of seaweed, how they are harvested, and their ecological, economic, and culinary importance. Micah Woodcock is the owner/operator of Atlantic Holdfast Seaweed Company, a small business working to sustainably hand-harvest sea vegetables in Penobscot Bay since 2010.