Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maritime Aquarium
10 North Water St.
Norwalk, CT 06854

Crunchy, munchy, delicious, and nutritious, seaweed is having a comestible moment. You can find it everywhere from high-end restaurants to the shelves of Trader Joe’s. Happily for the state, Connecticut’s coastline is prime seaweed territory, and the industry is expanding. At the next UConn Science Salon, we’ll hear from local chefs, growers, and scientists on how we grow it, cook it, and enjoy it.

Join us on April 12 at the Maritime Aquarium for a salty discussion. Seaweed snacks, refreshments, and networking begin at 6 p.m.; panelist program starts at 6:30. $15 includes one drink and appetizers. 

Limited release seaweed beer will be offered in partnership with our 1881 Series: UConn Alumni Limited Release.


Barrett Chrisite
Director of Animal Husbandry, The Maritime Aquarium


Anoushka Concepcion
UConn, Connecticut Sea Grant, Assistant Aquaculture Extension Educator

Jeff Trombetta
Norwalk Community College, Professor of Hospitality and Culinary Arts

JP Vellotti
General Manager, East Coast Kelp Farm

Charlie Yarish
UConn, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

$15 per person ticket price includes appetizers and a drink. Please RSVP by April 9, 2018. We look forward to seeing you there!

Online registration for this event is currently closed; walk-ins will be welcomed at the door. For additional information please contact Pam Chudzik via email or call the Office of Alumni Relations toll-free at (888) 822-5861.
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