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Bren Smith - Sustainable Kelp Farming - eTown

Bren Smith – Thimble Island Ocean Farm & GreenWave

thimbleislandoceanfarm.com/ | New Haven, CT

Bren Smith, owner of Thimble Island Ocean Farm and GreenWave Executive Director, pioneered the development of restorative 3D ocean farming. Nestled in the Thimble Islands of Long Island Sound, Bren’s 40-acre farm uses the entire water column to grow a variety of species—ranging from sugar kelp and oysters to mussels and scallops—and has emerged as a national model for hyper-local sustainable food production, ocean restoration, and economic development.

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Tom Chappell - Tom's of Maine - eTown Interview

Tom Chappell – Tom’s of Maine

tomsofmaine.com | Kennebunk, ME

In 1968, Tom and Kate Chappell left Philadelphia, where Tom worked for an insurance company, and moved to rural Kennebunk, Maine. As part of their goal to simplify their lives, they sought out natural, unprocessed foods and, unadulterated products. Unable to find natural personal care options for themselves and their children, in 1970 Tom and Kate decided to create and sell their own. They began with a $5,000 loan from a friend and the philosophy that their products would not harm the environment.

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Jeff Orlowski - Chasing Coral - eTown

Jeff Orlowski – “Chasing Coral”

chasingcoral.com/ | Boulder, CO

With the same adventurous spirit and curiosity that inspired his Emmy Award-Winning documentary Chasing Ice, Orlowski and his film team train their lens on the world’s oceans on a journey to reveal a mysterious phenomenon happening beneath the surface. Chasing Coral was shot over three years, with expeditions to coral reefs around the world. The imagery is an ominous warning of the planet’s future along the current course; at the same time, it is a celebration of the most biodiverse ecosystem on the planet.

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