12 April 2016

• Saltwater: Change the Way the World Raises Food?

“Bren Smith's "vertical ocean farm" doesn't look very impressive, just some black and white buoys bobbing in the waves off Long Island Sound's Thimble Islands. But he's certain that what lies a few feet beneath those choppy waters can change the way the world raises and eats food.

“Those buoys are anchoring and keeping afloat a grid of ropes hanging about 6 feet below the surface of the Sound, well above the seabed. The ropes support tons of sugar kelp and crates and bags of oysters, mussels and scallops that Smith and his two co-workers tend and harvest year round….”

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