Everything you need to know about Kelp
At AKUA, we're in the business of making seagreens taste delicious. But you may be curious as to what exactly is Kelp. Is it a plant? Is it the same as seaweed? We're here to answer all of these questions.
Spotlight: Ocean Defenders
In celebration of World Ocean's Week, we're highlighting four incredible ocean entrepreneurs and ocean influencers working to defend our world's oceans.
Meet the mission-driven team of Ocean Farmers behind your Kelp Jerky
It's officially springtime again and for many of those who live on the coast of Maine, this means harvest season. Luckily, social distancing is still relatively easy while running a kelp farm as it takes minimal upkeep and spreads over a large expanse of water.
AKUA collaborates with artist Orion Owens to bring you three free ZOOM video backgrounds
The sea is my first love, I grew up at the beach surfing and shooting photos of my friends. Over time the sea became my favorite subject. What I love about it is it’s always changing and full of surprises. The same beach on different days can be home to various types of waves, shapes, textures and moods. The always changing environment serves as a reminder of the constant force of change we face in life. - Orion Owens Three years ago, 26-year old photographer and filmmaker Orion Owens broke his neck in a diving accident that left him paralyzed in a...
#EpicEarthlings with Chelsea Yamase
To celebrate Earth Month, we're highlighting some of our favorite humans and the ways in which they live a sustainable lifestyle. Chelsea Yamase is a model, activist, and yoga teacher. She's also a dear supporter of AKUA's mission. Chelsea promotes wellness + sustainability to her community in a fresh and exciting way through immersive content creation. Read more below: 1. What's one change you've made in your life this past year to be a better Earthling? Going plant-based! I had already started traveling a lot less, but I wanted to make that additional step to have a lower carbon footprint. 2. When you close...
#EpicEarthlings with Olesya Rulin
To celebrate Earth Month, we're highlighting some of our favorite humans and the ways in which they live a sustainable lifestyle. Olesya is an actor, style icon, and creative entrepreneur. She places an emphasis on living a sustainable life from her clothing choices to her advocacy on social media. Read more below: 1. What are you growing in your quarantine garden? My quarantine garden is currently growing thyme, sage, 2 kinds of mint, green onion, chives, and oregano. I also have my rose bush (tending it helps me connect to my wild feminine nature) and 2 olive trees (because we all need...
#EpicEarthlings with Sierra Quitiquit
To celebrate Earth Month, we're highlighting some of our favorite humans and the ways in which they live a sustainable lifestyle. Sierra Quitiquit in an environmental activist as well as one of the co-founders of #PlasticFreeFridays. We're huge fans of her work here at AKUA and we were stoked to sit down and talk a bit about sustainable living! Sea our Q&A below. 1. What's one silver lining that you're thinking about for you and the planet this month? This is such an amazing opportunity for us to get out of our normal rhythms and reset. To consider what we want...