Aquademia: The Seafood and Sustainability Podcast

Seafood Innovations: Kelp Farming with Markos Scheer of Seagrove Kelp Co.

Episode Summary

The process of growing kelp enhances the water around it, is a counter agent to ocean acidification and is the most sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly agriculture on the planet. Shaun and Justin interview Markos Scheer of Seagrove Kelp from Alaska about the benefits of kelp farming.

Episode Notes

Shaun and Justin sit down with Markos Scheer, CEO of Seagrove Kelp, to discuss an up-and-coming innovation within the aquaculture industry: healthy, high-quality, and sustainably raised Kelp.

Kelp is a superfood with natural sources of protein, fiber and iodine and is grown in its native environment to maximize its tremendous nutritional value.

Seagrove Kelp Co. brings sustainably grown kelp from the pristine waters of Alaska to your table. Seagrove grows and operates in the native environment of the kelp to maximize the its tremendous nutritional value. The process of growing kelp enhances the water around it, is a counter agent to ocean acidification and is the most sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly agriculture on the planet.

Learn more about Seagrove here, and check out these awesome articles from The Advocate about the benefits of kelp farming:

Read about the environmental impact of aquaculture here.

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