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Seafood for the Future, NOAA’s University of Southern California (USC) Sea Grant, and partners are featuring U.S. marine aquaculture, or farming in the sea, in a new educational video series called Ocean to Table: Stories of Food, Farming, and Conservation. The Aquarium-led production brings together seafood farmers, scientists, and chefs from around the country to share their stories and favorite recipes.

Expert Panelists:
Chef Stuart Brioza, State Bird Provisions & The Progress
Julie Davis, South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium
Tyler Korte, Blue Ocean Mariculture
Matt Moretti, Bangs Island Mussels
Frank Roberts, Lady’s Island Oyster Inc.
Kimberly Thompson, Seafood for the Future/Aquarium of the Pacific (moderator)

Tune in Live

This speaking engagement will be streamed live via the web. It is free to view. Times posted are in Pacific Time. Please note that if you tune in early, you may see either a placeholder image or another scheduled guest speaker engagement.


Series Narrated by:
Chef and author, Barton Seaver

Series Experts:
Farmers: Tyler Korte (Blue Ocean Mariculture); John Finger and Terry Sawyer (Hog Island Oyster Company); Frank Roberts (Lady’s Island Oyster Inc); Briana Warner (Ocean Approved Seaweed); and Matt Moretti (Bangs Island Mussels). Scientists and experts: James Morris Jr. (NOAA National Ocean Service), Julie Davis (South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium), Sarah Newkirk (The Nature Conservancy), Sebastian Belle (Maine Aquaculture Association); Halley Froehlich (UC Santa Barbara); and Sarah Lummis (UC Santa Cruz). Chefs: Stuart Brioza (State Bird Provisions & The Progress); Colin Hazama (Royal Hawaiian); and John Marshall (Old Bull Tavern).

Series Collaborators:
USC Sea Grant, California Sea Grant, NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture, NOAA National Ocean Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Seafood Nutrition Partnership.