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Eat Like a Fish : My adventures as a fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer - Bren Smith

Eat Like a Fish

My adventures as a fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer

eBook Published: 5th August 2019
ISBN: 9781760871826
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'I used to be a commercial fisherman, chasing your dinner on the high seas for a living, but now I farm twenty acres of saltwater, growing a mix of sea greens and shellfish.'

In Eat Like a Fish Bren Smith - a former commercial fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer - shares a bold new vision for the future of food: seaweed. Part memoir, part manifesto, through tales that span from his childhood in Newfoundland to his years on the high seas aboard commercial fishing trawlers, from pioneering new forms of ocean farming to surfing the frontiers of the food movement, Smith introduces the world of sea-based agriculture and advocates getting ocean vegetables onto our plates. There are thousands of edible varieties in the sea!

Here he shows how we can transform our food system while enjoying delicious, nutritious, locally grown produce, and how restorative ocean farming has the potential to create millions of new jobs and protect our planet in the face of climate change, rising populations, and finite food resources. Also included are recipes from acclaimed chefs Brooks Headley and David Santos.

Written with the humour and swagger of a fisherman telling a late-night tale, this is a monumental work of deeply personal food policy that will profoundly change the way we think about what we eat.

About This Book
What Is Restorative Ocean Farming?
Fork in the Road

Chapter 1: Thank God We're Surrounded by Water
Chapter 2: Saltwater Cowboys
Chapter 3: Alaska Bound
Chapter 4: Two Hearts, Two Minds
Chapter 5: No Fish, Our Lives
Chapter 6: Everyone's on the Hook
Starting an Underwater Garden

Chapter 7: From Fisherman to Farmer
Chapter 8: Sea of Sunken Dreams
The Blue Revolution
Even the Worst Is Better
Ask the Ocean What to Grow
Chapter 9: Landlocked and Drowning
Off the Grid
Chapter 10: Ocean Rescue
Living in the Half-Shell
Growing a Blue Thumb
Building Your Ocean Farm

Chapter 11: Up from the Depths
The Rebirth of the Ocean Farm
Dr. Seaweed
Climate Farming
Chapter 12: Look Back to Swim Forward
Growing Sea Greens
Seeding Season

Chapter 13: Falling For a Foodie
Chapter 14: Center of the Plate
A Lost Culinary History
Learning to Like Kelp
Falling in Love with Sea Greens
Chapter 15: Sea Greens for the Masses
Kelp Is the New Kale
Soy of the Sea-Just Not Evil
Beyond Food
Farming the Urban Sea
Keeping Your Farm Afloat

Chapter 16: The Green Wave
Going Viral
Passing the Baton
Who Farms Matters
Chapter 17: Swimming With Sharks
Surfing the "New Economy"
Blood in the Water
Chapter 18: Newfoundland, Take Me Home
Seaweed on the Rocks
Harvest Time

Chapter 19: A Shared Vision
The Politics of Yes
Principles of Regenerative Ocean Agriculture
Chapter 20: Fade to Blue
Hail and Farewell
Ocean Green Profiles


ISBN: 9781760871826
ISBN-10: 1760871826
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 5th August 2019
Publisher: Murdoch Books