The Kelp Vine

CKR Marco Kelp Harvest

September 15, 2020

Curious about how we harvest kelp? Follow harvesters Amy and Jamie as they harvest Macro Kelp. CKR Co-founder Rae Hopkins shows you how we hang the kelp to dry and… Learn More

Canadian Kelp in TIME

September 6, 2020

We were recently featured in TIME Magazine. Check out the full article The Ocean Farmers Trying to Save the World With Seaweed where Canadian Kelp Resources co-founder Louis Druehl is… Learn More

CKR in Edible Vancouver Salt Issue August 2020

August 15, 2020

Read all about it in the Cultivating Kelp feature in Edible Vancouver. Take a look at the benefits of eating kelp, kelp and climate change, and what companies like us,… Learn More

Kelp, COVID-19 and other Stressors to Human Health

April 26, 2020

CKR considers kelp a health food, much like kale, but more. Kelp’s arsenal of essential micronutrients, dietary fibre, algal gels, exotic chemicals such as pigments, fucosterols and others is unique…. Learn More

Canadian Kelp Resources responds to COVID-19

April 21, 2020

We continue to follow BC Provincial food-handling regulations.  When we handle kelp or package your order, we thoroughly clean our hands and disinfect all tools and working surfaces before and… Learn More

Celebrating 35 Years of Kelping!

November 1, 2017

The Birth of CKR: Initially, Canadian Kelp Resources Ltd restricted its activities to consulting on kelp farming. This was during the OPEC crises when the cost of oil skyrocketed. As… Learn More

Pacific Seaweeds: Awards and Features

October 1, 2017

Pacific Seaweeds was spotted at the Hopkins Marine Station Library in California. Thank you to Steven Litvin for the photo above. Pacific Seaweeds was awarded honorable mention in the 2016… Learn More

BC BookLook Review: Forget kale, go kelp

November 10, 2016

A recent review from BC BookLook showcases not only Cedar, Salmon and Weed, but a look into the many projects Louis Druehl is involved in.  And of course, some kelp… Learn More