Maine Company Harvests Kelp for Energy Food

Bangor Daily News: His head disappeared beneath the water as he followed the frond of kelp to the ocean floor. With a knife, Tom Roth sliced through the base of the plant, then resurfaced, spewing water from his snorkel.

“Sometimes he’ll get a big piece and yell ‘Woohoo,’” said Eric Lund of Saco while rowing a raft through a kelp bed off the shore of Cape Elizabeth. Lund was looking for a spot to hop overboard and help his boss, Roth, with the last sugar kelp harvest of the season.

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