Kelp Kelp Farming Grows In Connecticut, But Not Yet Ready For Prime Time By Sabrina Garone • Dec 12, 2019 Interest in growing...and eating kelp…has spiked in Connecticut. But farmers in the state are not yet turning a profit on the burgeoning industry. Disappearing Kelp Forests Alarm Scientists By Davis Dunavin • May 14, 2019 National Park Service Listen Listening... / 1:48 There are forests of kelp in the Atlantic Ocean off southern New England. And some of the forests are in trouble. That’s according to a team of researchers from several schools, including Southern Connecticut State University. Suffolk County Kelp Farm: A New ‘Green Industry’ On Long Island By Jay Shah • Jun 12, 2017 Courtesy of Cornell Cooperative Extension Listen Listening... / 0:47 A Suffolk County pilot program to grow kelp had its first successful harvest this week.