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From Farm . . .
With 35+ kelp farms and growing, Maine leads the nation in seaweed aquaculture. Lobstermen, mussel growers, oyster farmers and others plant their lines in November for harvest in April.
And Wild . . .
Maine's intrepid wild harvesters scramble over rocks during extreme low tides to collect dulse, Irish moss, kelp, kombu, and wakame. It's a way of life that goes back thousands of years along this coast.
Why seaweed? Why Maine?
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