Source: Maine Sea Grant

Date: Sept. 16, 2021

On Sept. 16, 2021 the Alliance for Maine’s Marine Economy visited Downeast Institute with Chef Robert Dumas during a seafood cooking tour to demonstrate how easy it is to prepare delicious Maine “gold” mussels.

Developed in Beals, Maine at Downeast Institute’s state-of-the-art shellfish hatchery and marine research facility, and grown by trailblazing fisherman and farmer Evan Young of Blue Hill Bay Mussels, Maine Gold Mussels are a uniquely Maine seafood.

The event highlighted delicious seafood products that resulted from investments made by the Alliance for Maine’s Marine Economy.

Learn more about DEI’s work to remove barriers to farming mussels and bolster the industry here.

The Alliance for Maine’s Marine Economy is a program of Maine Sea Grant and it’s mission is to to ensure that Maine seafood, fishing and aquaculture industries and the natural and innovation ecosystems on which they depend are healthy and benefit Maine people and communities. Learn more here.


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