Shellfish Group, Fishermen's Trust Eye Kelp Farming
Landry Harlan

Kelp farming has the potential to become a cottage industry on Martha’s Vineyard, a winter experiment has concluded.

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Shellfish Farmers Look to Kelp as Possible New Business
Sara Brown
Island-sourced kelp salads could soon join farm-raised meat or Chilmark mussels on Vineyard plates, with the state’s first two commercial seaweed permits issued this winter to Island shellfishermen.
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Kelp-Growing Experiment Could Expand to Chilmark
Alex Elvin

The Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group hopes to bring a nascent kelp-growing project to Chilmark this winter, with support from the town selectmen and shellfish constable.

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Smoothie, Spa, Underwater Superstar: Kelp Is on the Way
Sara Brown
Following a trend of looking for innovative sustainable ways to make a living from the ocean, the Island’s newest crop has been quietly planted in the water off Eastville Beach.
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