For Jerry Evans, Taylor Brown, Barb Knowlton and Steve Wardle, Chatham provides both seaside inspiration and sustainable livelihoods. Inside their cottage studios, they create fine clothing, unique jewelry and home designs that illustrate the charm of Cape Cod. These artisans all share a fascination with the magnificence and mysteries of our coastal community—and their creations reflect their interpretation of the natural world that surrounds us.
The founders of Chatham Kelp are at the forefront of a new industry. Three years ago, if you had told the three founders of Chatham Kelp—all of whom are longtime shellfishermen—they’d one day operate the largest kelp-focused farm in Massachusetts, they might not have believed you.