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WSHU Public Radio hosts event with restorative 3D ocean farming pioneer Bren Smith

May 22, 2019

WSHU Public Radio will host a “Join the Conversation” event with Bren Smith on Thursday, June 13, at the WSHU Broadcast Center in Fairfield.

A former commercial fisherman, Smith pioneered the development of restorative 3D ocean farming. He has been featured on “60 Minutes” and in The New Yorker, and his ocean farm was named one of Time magazine’s Best Inventions in 2017, according to a news release.

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Smith will discuss his new book, “Eat Like A Fish: My Adventures As A Fisherman Turned Restorative Ocean Farmer.” The event will also feature an audience Q&A, and will be moderated by Davis Dunavin, WSHU reporter and host of the podcast “Off The Path.” Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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Smith now farms seaweed, oysters, mussels and clams, and scallops. He is the owner of Thimble Island Ocean Farm, and Executive Director of the non-profit Greenwave, which trains the next generation of ocean farmers.

WSHU Broadcast Center at Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield. Thursday, June 13, 7 p.m. $10 at wshu.org

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