The Blue Economy: Frontiers in Alaska Native Kelp Farming

Just & Sustainable Economy Podcast

Jan 7 2022 • 1 hr 2 mins

Episode 5 of the Just & Sustainable Economy features leaders in the Blue Economy – Dune Lankard, Native Conservancy, Catherine O'Hare, Daybreak Seaweed, and Nick Tilsen of NDN Collection in a dialog moderated by Shaun Paul of Ejido Verde – Alaska Natives staking a claim in the state’s plans to grow a billion-dollar mariculture industry. While leading fisheries are lining up for permits, the difference lies in millennia of experience in sustainable harvest and marine responsibility that inform a Native brand in indigenous-led kelp farming and processed foods.