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BBC Radio 4 Food Programme May 2012

Seaweed, a Forgotten Food?

Despite a long history of use in coastal areas of the British Isles, and with a well-established role in folklore and traditional medicine - seaweed is not an ingredient currently found in many British kitchen cupboards.

Kay Adams interviews Simon Ranger on BBC Radio Scotland

Kay Adams interviews Simon Ranger on BBC Radio Scotland to discuss the rise of seaweed production in Scotland.

Sea Wrack performed by Aine Mulvey

Sea Wrack by Hamilton Harty. Performed by Aine Mulvey, mezzo-soprano and Rebecca Turner, piano. "Songs from Ireland" recital dated 11th February 2011, Converse College, SC, USA.

Sea Wrack sung 1928 by Muriel Brunskill (contrato), piano Sir Hamilton Harty

The wrack was dark an' shiny where it floated in the sea,
There was no one in the brown boat but only him an' me;
Him to cut the sea wrack, me to mind the boat,
An' not a word between us the hours we were afloat.

The wet wrack,
The sea wrack,
The wrack was strong to cut.

We laid it on the grey rocks to wither in the sun,
An' what should call my lad then, to sail from Cushendun?
With a low moon, a full tide, a swell upon the deep,
Him to sail the old boat, me to fall asleep.

The dry wrack,
The sea wrack,
The wrack was dead so soon.

There' a fire low upon the rocks to burn the wrack to kelp,
There' a boat gone down upon the Moyle, an' sorra one to help!
Him beneath the salt sea, me upon the shore,
By sunlight or moonlight we'll lift the wrack no more.

The dark wrack,
The sea wrack,
The wrack may drif

Wrack Seaweed Song 1905

Sea Wrack composed by Sir Hamilton Harty in 1905 and sung by Russell Malcolm (Irish Ballad)

NFS Identity Guidelines

This guide explains the purpose and value of Nutritious Food Seaweed. You can use the NFS symbol to identify certified seaweed on packaging, associated materials and in all types of media.

Granules of deepwater Kelp from Norway launched 1957

Granules of deepwater Kelp from Norway launched 1957 and was on the market for some two decades.

Short film of two minutes and 16 seconds.

Courtesy of  Thorkil Degn Johansson, Denmark.

 

Monica Wilde at SHF event, 2013

Monica Wilde, CEO of Napiers, interviewed at the Foundation's Seaweed for Health event in 2013.

Artisan Food Show 2015 - Simon Ranger Interview

Catherine Moran of the Artisan Business Show interviewed Simon Ranger, founder of the Seaweed Health Foundation, at Food Matters Live in London, November 2016 - www.myartisanbusiness.com

Seagreens exhibition at Food Matters Live, London, November, 2015

Seagreens exhibition at Food Matters Live, London, November, 2015

Seal, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

Seal, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

Fishing boat on rocky beach, Outer Hebrides

Fishing boat on rocky beach, Outer Hebrides