News of Maine's Coast and Islands
“The wholesale price for hemp products is about 10 or 15 percent of what it was last year.”
“Now whales are being found in great abundance in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.”
Obviously, returning to traditional life-ways doesn’t pay the way tourist industry jobs do…
There is no quick fix and it’s going to be hard, but the economy will come back stronger…
The scope of the work being proposed implicates government, civil society and all sectors of the economy.
I learned that my childhood had been part of a grand experiment.
I struggled … while watching money flow out of poorly insulated lobster holding tanks…
Imagine being able to sit down and swipe your phone above your meal and find out where it was harvested and who handled it along the way. This concept may not be too far off.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
A report by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute identifies the labor needs of Maine’s growing aquaculture industry and charts a course for the state to establish a comprehensive workforce training system to meet the demand.