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Not What I Expected

Bren Smith shares a surprising trend of women emerging as leaders in this new restorative ocean farming industry.


Suzie | Connecticut

Connecticut farmer Suzie Flores is connecting her community to restorative ocean farming

GreenWave Hatchery

GreenWave’s Hatchery Team works towards consistent production, high on-farm yields, and cost-effectiveness

Karen | California

GreenWave's California Reef Manager, Karen Gray, uses her passion and expertise to support new ocean farmers


GreenWave Farm Manager

Jill Pegnataro runs GreenWave’s Floating Classroom, training farmers and making connections to the hatchery


Catherine | Rhode Island

Catherine Puckett honors Block Island's history through kelp and uses her gear to make a statement on the water


Morgan | Maine

Morgan-Lea Fogg has a sweeping perspective of sea greens as an ocean farmer of Akua’s Director of Impact


Leslie | California

Leslie Booher is bridging the gap between science and watermen to improve farming techniques


Courtney | New York & Massachusetts

Courtney Boyd Myers transforms kelp into sustainable food to support oceans and scale the demand for farmers crops


Tomi | Alaska

Tomi Marsh is supporting Alaska’s coastal communities and the marine ecosystems the fishing industry relies on


Tamsen | Alaska

Tamsen Peeples propels restorative ocean farming in Alaska through remarkable hatchery innovations

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Dune Lankard | Alaska

Through 3D ocean farming and Community Cold Storage, Dune Lankard is empowering people to build environmental, economic, and community resilience. At the same time, this new industry is a chance to reclaim Native food sovereignty and further food security.