Harvesting the algae (seaweed) still attached on rocks or other kelp, found in the sea shore at low tide. Algae are tasty for cooking (fresh, dry, boiled, or cooked with oil) and can be used in salads, preparations or condiments. They are also good for natural home made cosmetics (skin care, creams, shampoos). Each algae contain, in different proportion, many beneficial minerals  (calcium, iron, magnesium, iodine, zinc, vitamins, antioxidants, pigments, proteins, amino acids and lipids, etc…). The algae may be used also for composting, mulch or dilution in the garden as a natural fertilizer (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and trace minerals) – June 2013 Trégor Brittany France

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