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Vertical seaweed gardens are the new way to feed ourselves from the overfished oceans

[USA] When Bren Smith first started cultivating seaweed in the Long Island Sound, his friends “laughed him off the water.” “They said I was growing arugula at sea,” he says. Continue reading Vertical seaweed gardens are the new way to feed ourselves from the overfished oceans

Lesser Spotted Ireland: I get by with a little kelp from my friends

[Ireland] A series in which Irish Times writers go off the beaten track. This week: a seaweed foraging workshop in Kerry is a feast for mind, body and taste buds, and the day ends with a unique 10-course banquet. Continue reading Lesser Spotted Ireland: I get by with a little kelp from my friends

The future of food: cultured meat, 3D-printed meals, GM crops, Soylent and seaweed

In 15 years’ time, there’s a chance some of the beef you consume will have been grown in a test tube. The cow never would have had a beating heart, nor a brain, nor would it have seen a paddock or a feedlot. It would just be a Continue reading The future of food: cultured meat, 3D-printed meals, GM crops, Soylent and seaweed