“Kelp is a very limited resource. A farmer can go purchase and plow up another forty acres. We can maybe increase a forty-acre kelp bed to forty-two, but there are simply only certain places it can grow.”
Each ship, after one or two days, returns with 500 tons of wet kelp, enough to stabilize a 2,000,000-gallon milkshake.
Posted November 9, 1978
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