Nutritious, sustainable, and great for our communities.
We believe fresh ingredients don’t have to come at a cost to the environment.
Oregon Seaweed is on a mission to provide low impact, high nutrient, fresh foods to the world. We believe that healthy, fresh ingredients do not have to come at a cost to the environment; in fact, alternative sources of protein like seaweed can help our world heal.
Oregon Seaweed grows one of the most earth friendly vegetables in the world, and together we can change the way people think about the food they consume.
TWICE AS MUCH PROTEIN AS SOY
Our freshly farmed dulse seaweed is nutritious, and very delicious. Oregon Seaweed grows a variety of Pacific Dulse that is very high in protein. In fact, it has about seven times as much protein as kale, and twice as much protein as soy.
It is one of the fastest growing complete proteins on the planet. It’s also a great source of several vitamins and minerals, including iodine, calcium, potassium, manganese, iron, vitamins A, C, and B-12, as well as high levels of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.
Minimal inputs, Carbon Negative
With a growing population and the impacts from climate change, land based dulse seaweed farming has obvious value for the future of food production. Our seaweed only needs fresh seawater and sunshine to thrive. No pesticides, fresh water, fuels, or other harmful practices are needed to grow our seaweed.
Our dulse seaweed is carbon-negative: for every four-pounds of seaweed grown, one-pound of carbon is sequestered. We hope to make seaweed a familiar and favorite food in our communities. The more seaweed that we grow, the more we can reduce our carbon footprint and provide nutritional and sustainable foods.
Great for our communities.
The Oregon Seaweed Team
One of the best parts of establishing our small business has been the opportunity to bring on dedicated and wonderful staff that grow and sell dulse seaweed. The team comes from diverse backgrounds, ranging from commercial fishing, coastal conservation, marine sciences, research, education, and culinary arts. We’ve all come together as a team to try to positively influence our coastal communities and make a positive difference in our world.
Oregon Seaweed is committed to treating our employees as partners who are equally invested in our collective future. We pay living wages and empower our employees to be proactive and creative. So far, this has been a winning strategy.