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UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant funds projects that support Georgia’s seafood and tourism industries

March 1, 2022

A seafood pitch competition launched by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will award funding to seven projects that support Georgia’s working waterfronts and seafood products. The competition, called What’s the Hook?, is funded by the National Sea Grant… Full story

UGA seafood pitch competition aims to boost coastal economy

October 20, 2021

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is looking for innovative ideas to help individuals and businesses in the seafood industry recover from economic disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. “What’s the Hook?” is a seafood pitch competition, funded by… Full story

Connecting Georgia seafood producers to consumers during the coronavirus pandemic

May 8, 2020

As farmers and food distributers struggle to get their products into the hands of consumers, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant has teamed up with UGA Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture to generate business for the… Full story

Ocean to Table: Georgia Jellyfish

December 12, 2019

Did you know that cannonball jellyfish, locally referred to as a “jellyballs,” are harvested in Georgia? Jellyfish have a crunchy texture and can be served hot, cold, cooked or raw. During this Ocean to Table program at the UGA Aquarium,… Full story

Hands-on course prepares UGA Extension agents to share health benefits of Georgia seafood

June 13, 2018

Barbara Worley grew up on the coast of North Carolina and considers herself an oyster connoisseur. La Keshia Levi, on the other hand, shudders at the thought of eating an oyster. But after attending a two-day Ocean to Table workshop,… Full story

Ocean to Table program draws in shellfish consumers

February 28, 2017

A new series of workshops aims to increase popularity and interest in local foods and sustainable seafood in Georgia. UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is partnering with UGA Cooperative Extension Program in Chatham County to offer the Ocean… Full story

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