Harvesting Value: An In-Person Kelp Harvest and Market Development Workshop

GreenWave is hosting an in-person workshop for advanced kelp farmers, April 16-18, 2023 in Kodiak, Alaska.
The application is now closed for this workshop. 

Topics will include:

  • Advanced kelp harvesting methods by Kodiak-local farmers Alf Pryor and Nick Mangini
  • Boat adaptations for improved harvest efficiency, including custom-built equipment
  • Quality control strategies and standards
  • Buyer types and their distinct sourcing needs
  • Cooperative structures and other opportunities for farmers to own more of the value chain

To be eligible, farmers must:

  • Own or operate a kelp farm in the U.S. or Canada
  • Be growing more than 5,000 ft of kelp this season

Please direct any questions about this workshop to GreenWave, by emailing farmertraining@greenwave.org.