07/12/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Our columnist found this seaweed, made it into chips and fed it to her family.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Our columnist found this seaweed, made it into chips and fed it to her family.

Two years ago I heard that kelp farming might soon come to waters off the East End and a jolt of excitement went through me. I know, I know. (more…)

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06/13/17 12:00pm
NICOLE SMITH PHOTO Kelp harvesting on Peconic Bay.

NICOLE SMITH PHOTO Kelp harvesting on Peconic Bay.

Early Thursday afternoon, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski climbed aboard a barge and headed into the Peconic Bay. Their mission: to harvest sugar kelp, a type of seaweed. (more…)