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A new year for scallop farming


Here is a series of photos to show what scallop farming looks like. Begin with a lvely way to start the day heading off to check the scallop farm and try out new equipment from Japan.

Hauling up the lantern nets reveals a lot more than scallops growing there.

Not only does the scallop find protection from predators inside the lantern net , but lots of other sea creatures do too.

Not exactly appetizing...

so first the net contents get sorted...



and then with three generations of Brewer men watching, the new washing machine from Japan gets a work out.



Sustainable small scale scallop farming brings the public a pretty product in all senses of the word. Don't just take our word for it. Here is a news article rather comprehensively describing the current state of scallop farming:


https://www.pressherald.com/2022/01/02/can-scallop-farming-save-maines-fishing-industry-from-climate-change/


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