Seaweed Farm

South West Mull and Iona Development are delighted that the seaweed farm at Aird Fada, Loch Scridain, has been installed. Thanks to a grant from the European Marine and Fisheries Fund we were able to contract Inverlussa Marine Services to undertake the deployment of the infrastructure needed for the 6ha farm.
Seaweed farming is a growing global industry and seaweed is in high demand for a multitude of uses from culinary, to horticultural, agricultural and bio-plastics to cosmetics and clothing. We hope that being part of the seaweed farming industry will result in community benefits such as jobs, training and income generation… more in the printed issue