In this episode of our podcast we dive deep into the world of edible seaweed with expert Dr Alecia Bellgrove. The Pip Permaculture Podcast delves deeper into articles in our magazine. Listen to the podcast below.
Dr Bellgrove’s extensive knowledge is featured in the latest issue of Pip Magazine, which also includes a guide to seaweed foraging.
In the podcast Pip editor Robyn Rosenfeldt chats with Dr Bellgrove from Deakin University in Warrnambool, Australia. Dr Bellgrove shares her groundbreaking research into edible seaweeds in Australia plus her tips for foraging without destroying marine ecosystems. She shares scientific results from local studies as well as her crowd-funded work on seaweed taste testing.
We also explore cooking with edible seaweeds and other uses including using them as garden fertilizer and even chook food. Seaweed is a wonder food and in the podcast we discover many of it’s health benefits as well as many other uses. Dr Bellgrove shares her experiences of eating seaweed and tips for using it in the kitchen.