Kelp season seems to come all at once on the coast of Maine. In part due to the nature of the organism and its habitat, and in part due to the needs of kelp harvesters and processors, you can count on most farms being harvested within a couple of weeks in May and June.
After spending his first month as Island Institute president in listening mode, Anthony Chatwin aims to spend the next decade helping Maine’s seaside economy contribute to the fight against climate change by reducing reliance on fossil fuels. “Ten years from now people are going to be looking at the carbon footprint of products and services,… Read more »
Throughout our nearly 40-year history, the Island Institute has often played a role to help connect Maine’s island communities to other, similarly situated communities in the U.S. and beyond. By participating in networks, learning exchanges, and even research publications, we’ve seen the value in helping Mainers expand their networks and even build their confidence as leaders by providing an avenue for them to share the stories of their hard work.