Fri, Jul 15

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Mendocino

July Mendocino Seaweed Tidal Tending

We will introduce you to the taxonomy of seaweeds and do two morning trips to the shoreline to collect different varieties of seaweed, like nori, wakame, sea palm, turkish towel, and bladderwrack.

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Time & Location

Jul 15, 4:00 PM – Jul 17, 12:00 PM

Mendocino, Mendocino, CA, USA

About the event

We'll also learn to cook seaweeds, and prepare spa treatments.

Focus on seaweed identification, health benefits of seaweeds, intertidal ecology and restoration of kelp forest, sustainable wild tending and harvesting practices, understanding of Native American territories and right to food resources, and tastings of a couple cooked seaweed dishes, plus preparation of simple and traditional Japanese and other seaweed recipes, and learning to prepare seaweed spa treatments and luxuriate in these preparations.