Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change
What are you doing to address emissions associated with transportation?
- Ship by 80% or more by truc
Are you using or transitioning to renewable energy sources?
Currently using renewables
Are you collaborating with researchers to study and prepare for climate change’s impact on shellfish farmers?
Supports Global Ecosystems and Coexists with Wildlife
What measures do you put in place to limit entanglement or impact on wildlife?
- non-lethal predator barriers & no killing wildlife
How does your operation impact the local environment?
- Improve biodiversity
- Actively create habitat
Do you support or lead any habitat or ecosystem restoration projects?
Do you work with researchers and scientists to study the impact of seaweed farming?
What do you monitor?
- Nutrient Uptake
- Ocean acidification
Do you use seaweed in tandem with other seafood production operations (shellfish or finfish?)
Positively impacts water resources and nutrient cycles
What measures do you take to ensure high water quality?
- Water Quality Monitoring
- No inputs or feed
- Natural filtration
How else does your farm benefit water resources?
- Increased water quality monitoring in region
- No Freshwater Use
Promotes a healthy and safe growing environment for a safe food source
Do you regularly test for contaminants?
Enhances Flavor and Nutrition
What nutritional characteristics or benefits do your products offer?
- trace minerals
- source of protein
- omega 3s
What measures are you taking to improve consistency and uniformity?
- Internal size standards and tracking
What handling practices are in place to improve flavor, freshness, and shelf life?
- Wet Storage
- Harvest day of distribution